Pennridge boys’ basketball raced out to a 39-15 halftime lead en route to a 60-49 victory Friday night over Hatboro-Horsham. For the Hatters, Zach Quattro scored his 1,000th career point. For the Rams, Dan Long was dialed in, hitting six three-pointers in the first half and finishing with 29 points. Zach Muredda chipped in 14 points for Pennridge.
Central Bucks West boys’ hoops notched an important, 61-53 victory at Pennridge in a Suburban One League Continental Conference match-up on Thursday night. The Bucks and Rams are now both 5-3 in conference action. CB West outscored Pennridge, 16-9, in the fourth quarter. Jared Kelly scored 17 to pace the Bucks. Pat Kelley and Zach Dunn added 13 and 10 points, respectively. Dan Long was the high man for the Rams with 18 points. Zach Muredda contributed 15.
Pennridge boys’ basketball crushed Council Rock South, 64-41, on Saturday. The Rams led 35-17 at the half. Zach Muredda dropped in 21 points for the Rams. He and Dan Long (13 points) each sank three triples for Pennridge. Joe Molettiere also found his way into double figures with 10 points.
Matt Scamuffo torched the nets for 34 points (four three-pointers, 10 for 13 from the free throw line) as Central Bucks South boys’ basketball sent Pennridge to its second straight conference loss, 67-61, on Friday in Warrington. The Titans led 48-37 after three quarters. Dan Long was outstanding for the Rams, finishing with 22 points. Joe Molettiere contributed 17 points and Zach Muredda 14.
Pennridge boys’ basketball lost its first game of the season in the SOL Continental, 73-71, on Tuesday to North Penn. The Knights led 23-10 after one quarter. Zach Muredda managed 19 points for the Rams. He was six for seven from the line. Muredda drained a shot with 15 seconds remaining to give Pennridge a 71-70 lead, its first of the night, but Suleyman Hakim hit a shot with 1.9 seconds left for North Penn to seal the win. Joe Unangst scored 15 points for the Rams, who fell to 10-3 overall and 5-1 in the conference.
Pennridge wrestling downed rival Quakertown, 39-27, on Saturday. 182: Andrew Reinhold (P) def. Gavin Caroff (Q), 6-1 dec. 195: Bobby Boyd (Q) won by forfeit. 220: Ezra Outlaw (P) def. Micah Jones (Q), 5-1 dec. 285: Joe Kracz (P) won by forfeit. 106: Collyn Dorney (Q) def. Matthew Parker (P), 6-3 dec. 113: Harrison Campbell (Q) def. Kordell Rush (P), 1-0 dec. 120: Scott Parker (P) def. Brendan Rosenberger (Q), fall, 1:29. 126: Ben Ross (P) def. Nicholas Hadley (Q), fall, 0:59. 132: Ethan Clemmer (P) def. Tanner Seislove (Q), fall, 0:32. 138: Noah Wood (Q) def. Dylan Gerhart (P), 5-3 dec. OT. 145: Will O’Shea (P) def. Jimmy Flood (Q), 13-10 dec. 152: Lucas Garges (Q) def. Zachary Moyer (P), fall, 0:35. 160: Nick Bonomo (Q) def. Thomas Roeder (P), fall, 2:33. 170: Kyle Gentile (P) def. Matt Stoneback (Q), fall, 4:42.
Pennridge boys’ basketball, after taking a 31-22 lead into halftime, held on for a 56-53 victory Friday at home over Central Bucks East. Zach Muredda dropped in 22 points for the Rams to lead all scorers. Dan Long added 13 points for the victors, who shot 16 for 19 from the free throw line. Brendan McLaughlin managed 19 points to lead the Patriots. Brendan O’Neil and Ben Kardane added 14 and 10 points, respectively. Pennridge is now 10-2 overall and 5-0 in the SOL Continental. CB East is 4-6 overall and 2-3 in conference play.
Pennridge boys’ basketball manhandled Neshaminy in the second half, outscoring the Redskins, 38-24, en route to a 67-55 victory on Wednesday. Zach Muredda knocked down 11 of 12 free throws for his team-high 21 points. Stephen Lowry was right behind Muredda with 20 points, while Joe Molettiere added 17. The Rams are 9-2 overall and will host CB East on Friday at 7 p.m.
Joe Molettiere finished with 24 points as Pennridge boys’ basketball slammed Souderton, 58-39, on Tuesday. The Rams led at the half, 23-13. Stephen Lowry and Dan Long each managed 12 points in the victory. Pennridge improved to 4-0 in the SOL Continental and 8-2 overall.
Pennridge boys’ basketball went on to capture the Boyertown Christmas tournament by knocking off Southern Lehigh, 73-57, in the title tilt on Saturday. Zach Muredda led three Rams in double figures with 24. He was joined by Dan Long (13 points) and Joe Molettiere (10).