Central Bucks West boys’ basketball nipped Central Bucks South, 46-42, on Friday night. The Bucks were up, 32-26, after three quarters. Jim McCusker’s 11 points led CB West. Cal Reichwein added 10 points and Nico Munari nine in the win. The Titans’ Sean Gallagher led all scorers with 17 points. CB South hit 11 of 12 free throws.
Central Bucks West girls’ basketball completed its SOL Continental slate at 14-0 with a dominant, 73-29 victory over rival Central Bucks South on Friday evening. The Bucks are 21-1 overall. The Titans are 17-5. CB West’s six seniors combined for 67 of the team’s 73 points. Nicole Munger had 18 points, and Mackenzie Carroll and Corrinne Godshall each added 15. The Bucks shot 10 for 16 from three and 20 for 35 from two. Jordan Vitelli managed 15 points for CB South. She went seven for eight from the free throw line. CB West led, 19-1, after one quarter.
Central Bucks South boys’ basketball took down Quakertown, 53-41, on Tuesday. Sean Gallagher scored a game-high 12 points for the Titans. Josh Brodie and Tommy Doyle each netted nine for CB South. For Quakertown, Griffin Schmidt had 11, Kevin Norvaisas nine, and Brian Rejniak and Kyle Baskin each eight.
Quakertown wrestling won at Central Bucks South, 55-18, on Wednesday. 106: Ray Calderaio (CBS) def. Tim Mallo (Q), technical fall in 5:34. 113: Ben Drummond (CBS) def. Daulton Kline (Q), 10-2 major decision. 120: Harrison Campbell (Q) won by forfeit. 126: Kyle Murphy (CBS) def. Nicholas Hadley (Q), fall in 1:31. 132: Brendan Rosenberger (Q) def. Peter DeMallie (CBS), fall in 5:41. 138: Tanner Seislove (Q) def. Matt Zeitz (CBS), 16-2 major decision. 145: Cullen Williamson (Q) def. Bobby Croasdale (CBS), 9-2 decision. 152: Nick Basile (Q) won by forfeit. 160: Noah Wood (Q) def. Brendan McCusker (CBS), fall in 1:20. 170: J.J. McGuigan (Q) def. Kyle Monsalud (CBS), fall in 5:21. 182: Luke Kohler (CBS) def. Nick Bonomo (Q), 5-4 decision. 195: Gavin Caroff (Q) won by forfeit. 220: Micah Jones (Q) def. Dan Marks (CBS), fall in 0:41. 285: Justin Correa (Q) def. Noah Callachi (CBS), fall in 3:40.
Three days after suffering its first conference loss of the season, Pennridge boys’ basketball returned to its winning ways by defeating Central Bucks South, 64-52, at home on Friday. Rams junior Dan Long pumped in 26 points to lead all scorers. He connected four times from beyond the arc. Stephen Lowry put in 14 points and Joe Molettiere nine for the victors. Chris Hones and Sean Gallagher paced the Titans with 11 and 10 points, respectively. Gallagher was eight for nine from the line. Next up for the Rams is a date with Neshaminy on Monday.
Pennridge boys’ basketball beat Central Bucks South, 62-49, on Friday night. A 21-14 Rams fourth quarter helped to decide the outcome. For Pennridge, Joe Molettiere led the way with 19 points. Zach Muredda and Stephen Lowry each contributed 16 points in the win. Chris Hones was the high man for the Titans with 14 points. Alex Karras and Josh Brodie netted 11 and 10 points, respectively. The Rams improved to 3-0 in the SOL Continental; the Titans fell to 2-1 in league play.
Central Bucks South football’s season ended on Friday at Garnet Valley, 35-15, in the first round of the District One Class AAAA tournament. Josh Adams had both touchdowns for the Titans: a one-yard run in the second quarter and another one-yard run in the fourth. He finished with 60 yards on 19 carries. Defensively, three Titans finished with double-digit tackles: P.J. Thompson with 13, Luke Kohler with 12 and Nate Norris with 11.
Central Bucks South football tumbled a few spots down the District One Class AAAA seeding order with a 14-10 setback at Souderton on Halloween. The Indians scored all 14 points in the first quarter. The Titans chipped away on a Kevin Witchey second-quarter five-yard touchdown run, and Tyler Fischer connected on a 25-yard field goal in the third, but it wasn’t enough. Playing without standout running back Josh Adams, CB South leaned on Witchey (18 carries for 90 yards) on the ground. Witchey was 20-for-30 passing for 145 yards. Nate Norris and Luke Kohler each had 10 total tackles in the losing effort.
It was a tough night for the Central Bucks South football team on Friday. The Titans, after going out in front, 7-0, on a Kevin Witchey to Josh Adams 61-yard TD hook-up, surrendered 55 straight at Pennsbury in a 55-7 Falcons victory. Justin Schrieber made 14 total tackles in the setback for the Titans.
Central Bucks South and Pennridge football combined for seven touchdowns on Friday night, all came on the ground. Joe Unangst scored three for the Rams, and Josh Adams scored three for the Titans. The difference? CB South quarterback Kevin Witchey’s 35-yard touchdown run on 4th and 15 about halfway through the second quarter, which turned the tide and helped the Titans to a 28-21 victory. Unangst finished with 228 yards on 29 carries, while Adams had 198 yards on 26 carries, including touchdown runs of one and 40 yards in the second half. Pennridge led, 21-14, at halftime.