Central Bucks West girls’ basketball’s season came to a close Friday night as the Bucks fell to District Three’s Cumberland Valley, 46-43, in the first round of states. Nicole Munger led the Bucks with 18 points, including three triples. Mackenzie Carroll contributed 13 points and Peyton Traina six.
Central Bucks West girls’ basketball lost to host Spring-Ford, 53-52, in the quarterfinals of the District One Class AAAA tournament on Friday night. The Rams outscored the Bucks, 17-14, in the fourth quarter. Nicole Munger was eight for eight from the free throw line for her CB West-leading 16 points. Joining her in double figures for the Bucks were: Corrinne Godshall with 14 and Mackenzie Carroll with 11.
Central Bucks West girls’ basketball overwhelmed Methacton in the second round of districts on Wednesday night in Doylestown. With the 59-47 win, the Bucks punched their tickets to states. CB West led 30-20 at the half and 50-27 after three quarters. Nicole Munger was stellar for CB West, finishing with 20 points, three steals and two assists. She drained four buckets from beyond the arc. Corrinne Godshall added 14 points and nine rebounds to the winning cause.
Makenzie Mason netted 14 points and added 12 rebounds as No. 5 Central Bucks West girls’ basketball hammered No. 28 Norristown, 76-48, in the opening round of districts on Saturday evening. After leading by only four points (21-17) after one quarter, CB West pulled away in the second and third quarters by a combined 43-16 margin. Nicole Munger had a fine all-around game for the Bucks, finishing with 17 points, seven rebounds and six steals. Mackenzie Carroll added 15 points, while Corrinne Godshall chipped in six points and 10 boards.
Central Bucks West girls’ hoops cruised to a 65-35 victory Monday over Hatboro-Horsham. The Bucks led 29-4 after one quarter. Makenzie Mason went six for six from the line for her team-leading 14 points. Peyton Traina and Nicole Munger each added 10 points for CB West.
Kyle Salvitti hit five three-pointers and all four of his free throws en route to a 23-point effort Friday night in a 56-45 victory over Hatboro-Horsham. Kyle Schechter contributed 11 points and Pat Kelley nine for the Bucks.
Central Bucks West girls’ basketball notched an impressive, 53-33 victory over sister school Central Bucks South in Warrington on Friday. The Bucks led 26-14 at halftime. Corrinne Godshall paced CB West with 17 points, including two three-pointers. Nicole Munger and Mackenzie Carroll added 12 and 10 points, respectively.
After taking a 27-16 lead into halftime, Central Bucks East boys’ basketball held on to nip Central Bucks West, 45-42, on Wednesday evening. Brendan McLaughlin deposited a game-high 16 points for the Patriots. Tommy Strasburger contributed 13. For the Bucks, Evan Dunn registered 15 points and Jared Kelly 11. McLaughlin dropped in a lay-up to make it 43-42 with 35 seconds to go and then sank two free throws with 11 seconds remaining. Strasburger added 12 rebounds and five assists. CB East’s Blake Peterson amassed six rebounds and nine blocks.
Central Bucks West girls’ basketball crushed Pennridge, 67-33, on Tuesday night. The Bucks didn’t score a single point in the fourth quarter, but Terry Rakowsky’s club led 45-14 at the half. CB West’s Meghan Tillger led all scorers with 14 points. Right behind her were: Nicole Munger (13) and Corrinne Godshall (10). For the Rams, Lydia Konstanzer had 13 points; Devan Rimmer netted six.
Joe Molettiere (27 points) and Zach Muredda (20) helped Pennridge boys’ hoops to a 65-53 victory Tuesday evening at Central Bucks West. After trailing by four after one quarter, the Rams began clicking on all cylinders in the second and led 30-21 at halftime. Dan Long netted 11 points to complement Molettiere and Muredda. For the Bucks, Pat Kelley was the high man with 13 points. He was joined in double figures by Kyle Salvitti, who contributed 12.