Palisades boys’ basketball nipped Moravian Academy, 47-43, on Thursday. After trailing, 27-21, at halftime, the Pirates put together a 26-16 second half to post the W, their sixth of the season and fourth in the Colonial League. The Pirates were led by Jordan Odle and Levi Wilkins, each of whom netted 10 points. L.J. Hurley scored a game-high 18 for Moravian Academy and Callen Messman added 10. Palisades shot 10 for 12 from the free throw line.
Palisades girls’ basketball creamed Moravian Academy, 65-25, on Thursday. Nine Pirates found the basket. Karlee Krchnavi led the way with 21 points. Kayla Reed finished with 13. Palisades knocked down eight three-pointers; Krchnavi had three.
Palisades boys’ basketball lost big to Saucon Valley, 69-33, on Tuesday. The Pirates were down 19, 35-16, at the half. For the Pirates, Levi Wilkins tallied eight points; Jason Gehman and Landon Mueller each had six. Palisades is 5-6 overall and 3-5 in the Colonial League.
Kayla Reed exploded for 20 points as Palisades girls’ hoops won at Saucon Valley, 53-36, on Tuesday. Teammate Karlee Krchnavi finished a point behind Reed with 19. Gabby Reiman dropped in two three-pointers for her six points.
Palisades girls’ basketball had little difficulty with Bangor on Thursday in Colonial League play. The Pirates won, 48-30. Seven Pirates scored in the contest. Karlee Krchnavi led the way with 13; Kayla Reed added nine, Lizzie Sessinger eight and Katie King seven.
Karlee Krchnavi had 29 points and Kayla Reed 15 as Palisades girls’ basketball downed Wilson, 48-36, on Tuesday. The Pirates were 13 for 16 from the charity stripe, and only three Pirates found the basket. Lizzie Sessinger had the other four points.
Palisades boys’ basketball lost to host Southern Lehigh, 67-48, on Friday. The Pirates trailed, 48-43, after three quarters, but a 19-5 Southern Lehigh fourth quarter doomed Palisades. Jordan Odle tallied 12 points for the Pirates; Jason Gehman added 10. Southern Lehigh’s Noah Kandt scored 20 of his game-high 28 points in the first quarter.
Palisades girls’ basketball fell short, 45-38, to visiting Southern Lehigh on Friday. Karlee Krchnavi had 11 points to pace the Pirates. Kayla Reed added seven and Katie King and Gabby Reiman each netted six (all on treys) for Palisades.
Levi Wilkins scored the winning basket with two seconds remaining in overtime as Palisades boys’ basketball won the championship, 51-49, over the host team on Tuesday in the 51st Tiger Classic Tournament at Fleetwood. Wilkins scored six of his team-high 16 points in the fourth quarter as the Pirates tied the score after trailing throughout. Landon Mueller added 12 points and Jason Gehman (tournament MVP) contributed 10. Also helping the Pirates’ effort was Jordan Odle with 17 rebounds.
Palisades girls’ basketball fell to William Tennent, 66-52, in the final of the Quakertown Holiday Tournament on Monday evening at Strayer Middle School. Karlee Krchnavi deposited a game-high 31 points for the Pirates. She was eight for 12 from the charity stripe. Teammates Lizzie Sessinger and Katie King each had six points and Kayla Reed added five for Palisades.