Pirates take one from Moravian

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.

Pirates dominate Bangor

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.

Southern Lehigh stops Pirates

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.

Pirates capture Tiger Classic

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.

Pirates tripped up by Tennent

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.

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