No. 10 CB West girls’ basketball went down at seventh-seeded Conestoga, 51-43, in the second round of the District One Class AAAA tournament on Wednesday evening. The victory secured a spot in states for the Pioneers; meanwhile, the Bucks will need to win two games in playbacks to advance. CB West held a 28-23 advantage at halftime. Conestoga outscored CB West, 28-15, in the second half. For the Bucks, Tori Abelson scored a dozen; Makenzie Mason had 10 points and Maggie Rakowsky nine.
Senior Luke Irons scored a game-high 17 points and added four rebounds, three assists and three steals as No. 7 CB West boys’ basketball qualified for states with its 40-32 victory over No. 10 Phoenixville in the second round of the District One Class AAAA tournament on Tuesday in Doylestown. Bill Power, Erich Hohenleitner and Jake Reichwein each scored six. Power and Reichwein each also brought down seven rebounds. Connor Lynch had a timely three-pointer late in the fourth quarter and added three assists and two steals.
Tenth-seeded CB West girls’ basketball thumped No. 23 Kennett, 53-38, in the opening round of the District One Class AAAA playoffs on Saturday. The Bucks were in control all day, leading by eight at halftime and by 15 after three. Makenzie Mason scored a game-high 16 for the Bucks and added six rebounds and four steals. Maggie Rakowsky also had six rebounds and four steals while netting 11 points. Tori Abelson and Izzy Treon each had eight points. Abelson also contributed 11 rebounds.
CB West boys’ basketball, seeded seventh, smoked No. 26 Downingtown East, 54-35, in the first round of the District One Class AAAA tournament on Friday. The Bucks were in control from the tip, jumping out to a 12-4 lead after one and 30-13 at the half. Erich Hohenleitner scored a game-high 15 for the Bucks; he added six rebounds. Cal Reichwein had a dozen points and added four assists and three steals. Jake Reichwein had 11 points. Bill Power went for nine points, four rebounds and three assists.
CB West girls’ basketball nipped CB South, 38-36, on Thursday in an important SOL Continental contest. The Bucks’ victory put them in a tie with the Titans in second place in the conference at 11-3 behind North Penn. The Bucks led, 33-23, after three quarters. For CB West, Tori Abelson finished with 14 points. Makenzie Mason had eight, and Maggie Rakowsky amassed six points and 10 rebounds. Maddie Maio hauled down five rebounds. For CB South, Jordan Vitelli stepped up with 14 points, while Taylor Dunn added eight.
CB West boys’ basketball finished in second place behind Pennridge in the SOL Continental. The Bucks went 12-2 in the conference and are 18-4 overall. They most recently downed CB South, 63-55, on Thursday. CB West led, 31-22, at halftime. Erich Hohenleitner had a game-high 16 points for the Bucks. Bill Power scored 15 and added seven rebounds and four assists. Cal Reichwein pumped in 14 points to go with three steals and three assists. Luke Irons managed eight points and three assists. Nate Robinson (13 points) and Tim Waddington (11) led the way for the Titans.
Quakertown wrestling overwhelmed CB West, 69-12, on Wednesday. 145: James Tulio (Q) won by forfeit. 152: Tanner Seislove (Q) won by forfeit. 160: Nick Basile (Q) won by forfeit. 170: Ryan Hieber (CBW) def. Max Russell (Q), fall in 3:26. 182: Noah Wood (Q) won by forfeit. 195: Nick Bonomo (Q) def. Spencer Piligian (CBW), fall in 5:05. 220: Gavin Caroff (Q) def. Harrison Radovich (CBW), fall in 5:02. 285: Justin Correa (Q) won by forfeit. 106: Josh Stahl (Q) def. Jake Tosti (CBW), fall in 2:33. 113: Corey Cope (Q) def. Jeremiah Diaz (CBW), fall in 0:43. 120: Trent Nielsen (Q) def. Andrew Soto (CBW), 10-8 decision. 126: Daulton Kline (Q) won by forfeit. 132: Charles Witman (Q) def. Kevin Kelly (CBW), fall in 3:18. 138: Ryan Tiernan (CBW) def. Nicholas Hadley (Q), fall in 1:48.
CB West girls’ basketball took down CB East, 46-33, on Tuesday. The Bucks won every quarter but the first (7-7). The Bucks’ Makenzie Mason tallied 16 points, six rebounds and two steals. Maddie Maio had 14 points, while Maggie Rakowsky finished with 11 points, seven rebounds and three steals. Tori Abelson managed five points and six boards. For the Patriots, Bri Talbot had 15 points. Kyra Scaliti chipped in seven points.
A day after dropping a heartbreaker to North Penn, CB West girls’ basketball returned to the win column with a 33-31 victory over Souderton on Wednesday. The Bucks took a 22-17 lead into the second half. Maggie Rakowsky had 12 points and six rebounds for CB West. Makenzie Mason had seven points, 11 rebounds and four steals.
Up 29-14 at halftime, CB West girls’ basketball stumbled down the stretch to the North Penn Maidens and fell, 49-46, in SOL Continental action on Tuesday evening. Makenzie Mason (15 points) and Tori Abelson (10) reached double figures for the Bucks. Maggie Rakowsky was right behind them with nine points.