Panthers sweep nonleague Pirates

Quakertown boys’ tennis downed Palisades, 5-0, on Thursday. 1st singles: Nolan Pernia (Q) def. Jack Salva (P), 6-0, 6-0. 2nd singles: Ray McCarroll (Q) def. Carter Pason (P), 6-1, 6-0. 3rd singles: Alec Buonanno (Q) def. Jamie T. (P), 6-0, 6-1. 1st doubles: Randy Stenson and Danny Reigh (Q) def. Michael Swope and Arden Taylor (P), 6-1, 6-1. 2nd doubles: Hunter Webb and Eric Neagu (Q) def. Neil Guarino and Jack Stuckey (P), 6-3, 6-3.

Panthers double up Pirates

Quakertown softball kickstarted its season with a 6-3 victory over nonleague Palisades at home on Thursday. Alyssa Wilkinson picked up the win in the circle; she struck out five. The Panthers saddled Kerstin Koenig with the loss. At the dish, Koenig went 2-for-3 with two runs scored. Offensively for Quakertown, Lauren Beal and Emma McLaughlin each went 2-for-3; McLaughlin also scored a pair. Tara Baglivo knocked in two.

Pirates surprise Saucon Valley

Palisades boys’ basketball took one on Wednesday from playoff-bound Saucon Valley, 49-46, in Colonial League action. The Pirates, playing one of their best overall games of the season, were led in scoring by Terence Noonan with 12 and Bobby McClintock with 10. For Saucon Valley, Josh Snead had 12 and Pat Gilmore netted 10. Mike Kane scored his 1,000th career point for Saucon. Palisades is 9-13 overall and 7-11 in the Colonial.

Second-half drought dooms Pirates

Salisbury used a decisive second half to beat Palisades boys’ basketball, 54-40, on Thursday in Colonial League play. The Pirates were outscored, 29-14, in the final 16 minutes. Jack Reichenbach, Jaxon Costello and Dylan Belletiere each had 12 points for the Falcons. Austin Krauss led Palisades with 13.

Krauss, Pirates top Wilson

Austin Krauss tallied 19 points and Terence Noonan and Jordan Odle scored 12 and 10, respectively, as Palisades boys’ basketball kept its hopes of advancing to the District 11 tournament alive with a 61-53 victory over Wilson on Tuesday. Wilson’s Jeff Cooper led all scorers with 30. The Pirates dominated in the second half and especially the fourth quarter, winning the latter 23-15. Palisades shot 20 for 24 from the free throw line. The Pirates improved to 6-9 in the Colonial League.

Pirates hang on for victory

Bobby McClintock hit a jumper at the buzzer to secure a 45-43 win for Palisades over Northern Lehigh on Wednesday. The Pirates trailed, 37-31, heading into the fourth quarter. Jordan Odle led the Pirates with 11 points, while David Shupp tallied 17 and Evan Meixsell 15 for Northern Lehigh. McClintock finished with nine points. Palisades improved to 6-10 overall and 4-8 in the Colonial League.

Pirates bump Northwestern in OT

Palisades boys’ basketball went to overtime to defeat Northwestern Lehigh, 61-59, on Thursday. Austin Krauss made a lay-up off a pass from Jordan Odle with 14 seconds left in OT to seal the victory. Four Pirates scored in double figures. Krauss led Palisades (5-8 overall, 3-6 Colonial League) with 16 points followed by Terence Noonan with 13, Odle with 12 and Bobby McClintock with 10. Krauss drained three three-pointers.

Noonan’s 21 not enough in loss

Terence Noonan pumped in 21 points – and went seven for seven from the line – but Palisades boys’ basketball was unable to sink Bangor, 51-44, on Tuesday. The Pirates led, 15-9, after one quarter. Jordan Odle had 11 points in the setback. Palisades shot 12 for 15 from the charity stripe as a team.

Pirates rally past Wilson

Palisades boys’ basketball erased a 26-16 halftime deficit to beat Wilson, 48-45, on Monday. The Pirates won the third quarter, 17-8. Austin Krauss finished with 15 points, including three three-pointers, for the victors. Jordan Odle had 14 points for the Pirates, who moved to 4-7 on the season.

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