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.
North Penn stunned CB West boys’ basketball, 48-47, on Tuesday. The Bucks were outscored, 17-11, in the fourth quarter to drop to 9-2 in the SOL Continental. CB West’s Bill Power deposited 14 to lead all scorers. Erich Hohenleitner chipped in nine and Ben Riegel had eight.
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.