CB West boys’ basketball triumphed over Souderton, 60-50, on Thursday, thanks to an 18-8 third quarter. The Bucks’ Erich Hohenleitner had 19 to lead all scorers. He added four rebounds. Connor Lynch had a dozen points and four boards, while Luke Irons had 10 points, six assists and five rebounds. Bill Power had nine points and four assists for the Bucks, who improved to 15-3 overall.
A 16-for-18 effort from the free throw line helped CB West girls’ basketball take down visiting Pennridge, 56-41, on Tuesday. The Bucks took a 27-8 lead into halftime. CB West’s Maggie Rakowsky led all scorers with 16 points. She was followed by Makenzie Mason and Tori Abelson, each of whom had 11. Mason added 11 rebounds and Rakowsky had six. For the Rams, Devan Rimmer deposited 10 points and Lydia Konstanzer had nine.
Pennridge senior Dan Long became the school’s boys’ all-time leader in points scored with 1,174 as his Rams defeated visiting CB West, 63-60, on Tuesday. Tim Abruzzo (Class of 2012) had the old mark of 1,152. Pennridge trailed, 27-26, at the half, but went ahead for good with a 13-6 third quarter. Long’s 23 points led all scorers. Teammates DeVon Balmer and Max Wagner added 14 and 10 points, respectively. Luke Irons and Connor Lynch each finished with 13 points for the Bucks. Bill Power contributed 11 and Jake Reichwein 10. CB West was playing without Cal Reichwein. The Bucks and Rams are both now 8-1 in the SOL Continental.
CB West girls’ basketball upended CR South, 37-24, on Saturday. Maggie Rakowsky (13 points) and Makenzie Mason (11) led the scoring charge for the Bucks. Mason drained three three-point baskets; Rakowsky had two. CB West finished nine for 12 from the charity stripe.
CB West boys’ basketball improved to 14-2 overall with a comfortable, 48-37 victory over nonconference William Tennent on Saturday. The Bucks took an 18-9 lead into the second quarter. Connor Lynch scored a team-high 14 points for CB West. Cal Reichwein added 10. The Bucks struggled from the line, going nine for 17.
CB West girls’ basketball clipped Quakertown, 52-45, on Friday. The Bucks were up 36-34 heading into the fourth. The Bucks’ Tori Abelson led all scorers with 19 points. Maggie Rakowsky had 13 points and five rebounds, while Makenzie Mason added 12 and eight. Jill Martin had 13 points and Meghan Klee 12 for the Panthers.
CB West boys’ basketball drained 16 (!) three-pointers to pull away from Quakertown, 79-59, on Friday. Connor Lynch was unconscious, hitting eight triples for his game-high 27 points. At halftime, he already had seven three-pointers and 24 points. Cal Reichwein contributed four threes and 20 points to go along with six assists. Bill Power had 15 points and Luke Irons nine. The Panthers were led by Griffin Schmidt (23 points) and Nick Drosnock (14). The Bucks are 13-2 overall and 8-0 in the SOL Continental.
CB South girls’ basketball downed CB West, 51-32, on Tuesday evening in Warrington. The Titans led, 25-16, at the half. Mackenzie Ehresman scored 10 to lead a balanced Titans attack. Jordan Vitelli and Meghan Kuypers each added eight. CB South shot 14 for 17 from the free throw line. Makenzie Mason had 12 points and eight rebounds to pace the Bucks. Maggie Rakowsky had seven points, four boards and two steals. Maddie Maio contributed six points and three rebounds, while Tori Abelson tallied four points and five boards.
A 30-2 first quarter was all CB West boys’ basketball needed to destroy visiting Methacton, 62-28, on Saturday. Ten Bucks found their way into the scoring column, led by Luke Irons’ 11 points. Bill Power, Connor Lynch and Ben Riegel all amassed nine points. Power added three assists and three steals. Erich Hohenleitner had seven points and six rebounds, while Cal Reichwein contributed six points and four assists. CB West is 11-2 overall.
Cal Reichwein had 19 points, eight rebounds and three assists as CB West boys’ basketball breezed past rival CB East, 71-38, on Friday. The Bucks took a 23-7 advantage into the second quarter. Bill Power added 16 points and three steals in the win. Connor Lynch and Luke Irons each had nine points, while Erich Hohenleitner had six points and four boards. Justin O’Neil had 11 points to lead the Patriots. Tommy Strasburger chipped in nine.