Pennridge boys’ basketball escaped with a 48-44 triumph over CR South on Saturday. The Rams held on with a 14-11 fourth quarter. Sean Yoder stepped up with 16 points on nine of 11 free throw shooting. Ryan Cuthbert nearly matched him with 14 points, thanks to three 3-pointers. Pennridge returned to .500 at 7-7 and will host CB South on Tuesday.
Abington took a 44-24 lead into halftime on the way to a 76-50 victory over Pennridge girls’ basketball on Saturday. Rose McCormick’s nine points paced the Rams; Brooke Bachtle and Madison Stolarski each put in eight points.
Pennridge girls’ basketball let one slip away in a 41-40 setback to Truman on Wednesday. The Rams were outscored 10-3 in the fourth quarter. Samantha Muredda netted 13 points for Pennridge; Brooke Bachtle and Gillian Anderson each contributed nine points.
Pennridge boys’ basketball succumbed to North Penn, 56-50 in overtime, on Tuesday. Jon Post deposited 19 points to pace the Rams. Kyle Yoder went for 10 points, while Sean Yoder netted nine. The setback dropped Pennridge to 6-7 overall. Next up for the Rams is a Saturday contest at Council Rock North against Council Rock South in the Coaches vs. Cancer event.
North Penn was too much for Pennridge girls’ basketball, 61-26, on Tuesday. The Lady Knights took control from the start, taking a 34-12 lead into halftime. Brooke Bachtle’s eight points were best for the Rams.
Jon Post scored 20 and Ryan Kinky added 13 points as Pennridge boys’ basketball downed visiting Wissahickon, 52-44, on Saturday. A 19-10 Rams fourth quarter put the hosts ahead. Pennridge made 15 of 19 free throw attempts. The Rams evened their record at 6-6 and will travel to North Penn on Tuesday.
Brooke Bachtle tallied 16 points as Pennridge girls’ basketball crushed William Tennent, 45-31, on Friday. The Rams took a 17-7 advantage into the second quarter. Samantha Muredda and Gillian Anderson each deposited 10 points for Pennridge.
Pennridge boys’ basketball overwhelmed William Tennent, 49-29, on Friday. The Rams began to the separate from the Panthers with a 21-12 second quarter and followed with a 13-5 third. Sean Yoder sank four 3s for his team-leading 22 points. Jon Post contributed 16 points. Pennridge moved to 5-6 overall and 2-3 in the SOL Continental.
Pennridge girls’ basketball succumbed to CR South, 36-29, on Wednesday. The Rams held a 10-6 lead after one quarter and a 16-14 edge at the break, however a 9-0 Golden Hawks third quarter proved to be the difference. Rose McCormick scored eight for the Rams; Emilee Cramer chipped in seven.
CB West girls’ basketball eclipsed Pennridge, 64-34, on Tuesday. The Bucks led 22-7 after one quarter and 39-15 at halftime. Samantha Muredda and Evelyn Loughery each recorded seven points for the green and white.