Plumstead Christian boys’ basketball used a big second half to defeat Palisades, 43-21, in Monday’s nonleague contest. The Panthers broke a 12-12 halftime deadlock with a 21-7 third quarter and a 10-2 fourth to up their record to 7-5. The Pirates fell to 1-14. Kyle Elton led the Panthers with 16 points; Carson Curry added 10. Bobby Snyder paced the Pirates with 10 points.
Palisades boys’ basketball succumbed to Brandywine, 56-48, in the 53rd Fleetwood Tiger Christmas Classic on Wednesday. The Pirates held an 11-9 lead after one quarter, but Brandywine captured the final three quarters to post the victory. John Harrison netted 22 points for the victors. Tom Eichlin with 17 points and Grayson Deiley with 12, including three treys, paced Palisades.
Palisades boys’ basketball was unable to keep up with Pequea Valley, 67-37, in the opening round of the 53rd Fleetwood Tiger Christmas Classic on Tuesday. The Pirates trailed 29-14 at halftime. Albert Hanna led Pequea Valley with 18 points, while Bobby McClintock scored 10 for Palisades. The Pirates fell to 1-7 overall.
Palisades boys’ basketball fell to Freedom, 85-48, on Saturday in the consolation game of the Jeff Dailey Memorial Tournament. The Pirates trailed 22-12 after one quarter and 39-25 at the half. Freedom was led by Nicholas King with 25 points. Teammates Lewis Hargett and Tyler Muniz also scored in double figures for the Patriots with 13 and 10 points, respectively. Jack Salva paced the Pirates with 19. Palisades is 0-2 in the early going.
Quakertown girls’ tennis got the better of Palisades, 7-0, on Friday. 1st singles: Laryssa Badulak (Q) def. Elena Olmstead (P), 6-1, 3-0 ret. 2nd singles: Rebecca Miller (Q) def. Leah Spies (P), 6-2, 6-0. 3rd singles: Abby Campion (Q) def. Audrey Giovino (P), 6-2, 6-2. 1st doubles: Sam Shourds and Devyn Keane (Q) def. Anna Vincuarch and Raggan Davenport (P), 6-1, 6-4. 2nd doubles: Riley Hetrick and Madi Dayton (Q) def. Maddie Freeman and Lisa Locunca (P), 6-0, 6-1. 3rd doubles: Olivia Porambo and Sierra Lee (Q) won by forfeit. 4th doubles: Odalis Peralta and Joanna Olivares (Q) won by forfeit.