Pirates take down Panthers

Palisades boys’ tennis knocked off Quakertown, 5-0, on Tuesday. 1st singles: Nate Newborg (P) def. Mikey Kelsall (Q), 6-3, 6-2. 2nd singles: Miguel Abalos (P) def. Brendon Quinn (Q), 6-1, 6-0. 3rd singles: Jimmy Strum (P) def. Alec Buonanno (Q), 7-5, 6-2. 1st doubles: Janson Terry and Alex Nicholas (P) def. Evan Koch and Zach Kruas (Q), 6-4, 6-2. 2nd doubles: Landon Mueller and Sam McCaughen (P) def. Tyler Andreacchio and Ryan Cookson (Q), 6-4, 6-2.

Panthers steal win against Pirates

Aaron Besch stole home in the eighth inning to give Quakertown baseball a walkoff, 9-8 victory over Palisades on Saturday. Vinny LaCava pitched the final two innings to earn the win. Cam Delisle went 3-for-4 at the plate for the Panthers. John Lilley went 2-for-2 with a triple and three stolen bases. Besch was also 2-for-4. Pat San Angelo had a triple and a stolen base.

Panthers get back on track

Quakertown softball handled visiting Palisades, 13-3 in six innings, on Monday at the RASA complex in Richland. Megan Johnson (1-1) picked up the win in the circle. Karlee Krchnavi absorbed the loss for the Pirates. Quakertown’s Meghan Klee went 3-for-4 with two runs scored and two RBI. Maddie Calder went 2-for-4 with a pair of RBI, and Spenser Gray scored three runs.

Pirates’ season ends in districts

Palisades girls’ basketball’s return to the postseason for the first time in more than a decade ended Wednesday in the opening round of the District 11 Class AAA tournament to Saucon Valley, 28-25. The eighth-seeded Pirates were tripped up by their Colonial League foe, which was seeded ninth. Senior Joey Noonan registered eight points in her final game for Palisades. Karlee Krchnavi also had eight, while Lizzie Sessinger netted seven.

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