Pennridge boys’ basketball needed to beat host Neshaminy on Tuesday to seemingly ensure its place in the District One Class AAAAAA field, and the Rams got it done, knocking off the Redskins, 63-47. Pennridge turned the tide with a 29-16 second half. Sean Yoder sparked the Rams with 22 points. Kyle Yoder added 13 points and Jon Post had 12 for the victors, who improved to 11-11 overall.
Pennridge boys’ basketball stayed with SOL Continental-leading North Penn through three quarters, but the Knights separated from the Rams in the fourth, outscoring them 19-11 to earn a 61-50 victory on Friday. Sean Yoder and Jon Post each deposited 13 points for Pennridge, which fell to 10-11 overall and 5-7 in the conference. The Rams will conclude their regular season with a nonconference match-up at Neshaminy on Tuesday.
Pennridge girls’ basketball succumbed to William Tennent, 46-40, on Tuesday. The Panthers pulled away with an 11-4 third quarter. Rose McCormick dropped in 14 points to pace the Rams. Sam Muredda had eight points and Brooke Bachtle seven for Pennridge.
Pennridge boys’ basketball smothered William Tennent, 65-46, on Tuesday. The Rams were aided by a 19-4 second quarter. Sean Yoder went for 20 points and Ryan Cuthbert and Jon Post each chipped in 14 for Pennridge. The Rams improved to 10-10 overall and 5-6 in the SOL Continental. They’ll host North Penn on Friday at 7 p.m.
Pennridge wrestling defeated archrival Quakertown, 43-30, on Saturday morning. 152: David Nahas (P) def. Johnny Frascella (Q), 15-3 major decision. 160: Josh Stillings (P) def. Zach Eichorn (Q), fall in 0:08. 170: David Blanchard (P) def. Joseph Haywood (Q), 16-6 major decision. 182: Paul O’Neill (P) def. James Tulio (Q), fall in 1:11. 195: Noah Wood (Q) def. Michael Beljan (P), fall in 2:17. 220: Stephen Dadio (P) def. Ralph Martin (Q), fall in 5:04. 285: Austin Bishop (P) def. Jesse Redmond (Q), fall in 5:32. 106: Josh Stahl (Q) def. Stephen Nace (P), fall in 0:10. 113: Corey Cope (Q) def. John Snyder (P), 11-4 decision. 120: Matt Parker (P) def. Daulton Kline (Q), technical fall in 5:11. 126: Trent Nielsen (Q) def. Teddy Zielinski (P), fall in 0:43. 132: Stone Snyder (Q) def. Morris Garcia (P), 11-6 decision. 138: Evan Widing (P) def. Jake Wheeler (Q), fall in 1:32. 145: Nicholas Hadley (Q) def. Logan Green (P), fall in 2:36.
A 24-13 second half propelled visiting Pennridge girls’ basketball to a 47-38 victory over Quakertown on Saturday evening. The Panthers went into halftime ahead 25-23. Gillian Anderson put in a dozen points to pace the Rams; Sam Muredda added 11 and Rose McCormick had 10 for the victors.
Pennridge girls’ basketball stayed with CB West for a quarter, but the Bucks opened it up in the second en route to a 48-29 victory on Friday. CB West outscored Pennridge 31-14 in the second and fourth quarters combined. Rose McCormick’s seven points led the Rams; Emilee Cramer chipped in six.
CB West boys’ basketball downed Pennridge, 53-48, on Friday. The Bucks led 21-11 after one quarter. Collin MacAdams deposited 21 points for the Bucks. Liam Cooney added 16 and Jake Reichwein notched a dozen for the visitors. Ryan Cuthbert’s 17 points were best for the host Rams. Sean Yoder went for 13 points and Kyle Yoder had 12. Pennridge is 9-9 overall and 4-6 in the SOL Continental.
Pennridge girls’ basketball suffered a 51-30 setback to Souderton on Tuesday. The Indians entered halftime with a 28-12 cushion. Gillian Anderson’s 11 points paced the Rams. Brooke Bachtle scored nine.
Pennridge boys’ basketball’s 30-16 halftime lead carried it to a 56-45 victory over Souderton on Tuesday. Jon Post scored 17 to lead the Rams. Sean Yoder added 16; Ryan Cuthbert contributed 11. Pennridge is 8-7 overall and 4-5 in the SOL Continental and will welcome CB West to town on Friday.