Salisbury, at 16-0 in the Colonial League, turned back Palisades boys’ basketball, 43-32, on Friday. The Pirates were down, 28-15, at halftime. The teams combined for only nine points (Palisades 5-4) in the third quarter. Rasheen Reid led the Falcons with 15 points, while Nate Newborg tallied eight for the Pirates. Palisades is at Upper Perkiomen on Monday for an independent contest and at home on Tuesday against Bangor for Senior Night.
Palisades girls’ basketball shut down Wilson, 47-35, on Thursday. The Pirates went to the line early and often; they drained 20 of their 34 attempts from the stripe. Karlee Krchnavi hit 10 of 14 for her game-high 18 points. Lizzie Sessinger also finished in double figures with 10.
Palisades boys’ basketball’s 49-42 victory over Wilson on Thursday was extra special: with it, the Pirates made the District 11 playoffs for the first time since 1997. They also have a chance to compete in the league tournament championship next month. Against Wilson, Landon Mueller had 13 of his team-high 16 points (including three treys) in the second half, while Jordan Odle added 12. Palisades moved to 9-6 in the Colonial League.
Palisades girls’ basketball fell at Notre Dame Green Pond, 51-43, on Tuesday. As usual, Karlee Krchnavi was the leading scorer for the Pirates. She finished with 23. Katie King and Kayla Reed had eight and seven points, respectively, in the loss.
Trailing 29-18 at the half, Palisades boys’ basketball rallied past Notre Dame Green Pond, 50-43, on Tuesday. The Pirates took the second half, 32-14. Landon Mueller had 14 of his game-high 16 points in the second half for Palisades. Also in double figures for the Pirates were Jordan Odle with 12 and Jason Gehman 11. Palisades is 10-7 overall and 8-6 in the Colonial.
The score was unfathomable. Palisades girls’ hoops took care of business on Friday, silencing Catasauqua, 54-8. The Pirates shut out Catty in the fourth quarter and limited their Colonial League rival to only two points in the second half. Eight Pirates registered points, including Lizzy Sessinger, who pumped in a game-high 12. Katie King had nine and Karlee Krchnavi eight for the victors.
Palisades boys’ basketball jumped out to an early lead in winning Friday’s Colonial League contest over Catasauqua, 66-50. Jason Gehman led the Pirates with 16 points followed by Austin Krauss with 13 and Levi Wilkins with 12. Palisades was up 17-9 after one quarter and 37-24 at the break. The Pirates were 14 for 16 from the charity stripe in improving to 7-6 in the Colonial League.
Fueled by an 11-0 run to start the game and a 16-0 run in the third and fourth quarters, Palisades girls’ basketball hammered visiting Pen Argyl, 48-34, in a Colonial League contest on Thursday evening. Junior Karlee Krchnavi had 18 points to lead the Pirates. Kayla Reed had seven, and Gabby Reiman and Lizzy Sessinger each added six.
Palisades girls’ basketball lost by two, 43-41, at Northwestern Lehigh on Tuesday. Kayla Reed (16 points) and Karlee Krchnavi (15) combined to score 31 of the Pirates’ 41 points. Gabby Reiman had five points in the setback.
The story wasn’t that Palisades junior Karlee Krchnavi scored 23 points to lead the Pirates girls’ basketball team to a 53-33 victory over Northern Lehigh at home on Friday. The story was Krchnavi reached a milestone: scoring her 1,000th career point. Krchnavi was one of nine Pirates to find the basket in Palisades’ latest triumph. Gabby Reiman contributed eight points in the win.