Central Bucks East boys’ basketball shot 24 for 41 from the floor and 10 for 13 from the line en route to a 65-47 victory Tuesday over Pennridge. Patriot Tommy Strasburger filled out the stat sheet with a team-high 18 points, six rebounds and six assists. Brendan McLaughlin added 16 points and Matt Gentry 11. For the Rams, Dan Long managed 12 points, while teammates Zach Muredda and Joe Molettiere each deposited 11 and Mike Tatarowicz 10.
Pennridge boys’ basketball nipped Souderton, 49-45, on Friday. A 16-10 third quarter helped the Rams improve to 14-5 overall and 8-3 in the SOL Continental. Zach Muredda managed a team-high 20 points for Pennridge. He was helped by Dan Long, who dropped in 19, thanks to a six-for-seven effort from the line.
Central Bucks West girls’ basketball crushed Pennridge, 67-33, on Tuesday night. The Bucks didn’t score a single point in the fourth quarter, but Terry Rakowsky’s club led 45-14 at the half. CB West’s Meghan Tillger led all scorers with 14 points. Right behind her were: Nicole Munger (13) and Corrinne Godshall (10). For the Rams, Lydia Konstanzer had 13 points; Devan Rimmer netted six.
Joe Molettiere (27 points) and Zach Muredda (20) helped Pennridge boys’ hoops to a 65-53 victory Tuesday evening at Central Bucks West. After trailing by four after one quarter, the Rams began clicking on all cylinders in the second and led 30-21 at halftime. Dan Long netted 11 points to complement Molettiere and Muredda. For the Bucks, Pat Kelley was the high man with 13 points. He was joined in double figures by Kyle Salvitti, who contributed 12.
Pennridge girls’ basketball won at Quakertown, 46-28, on Monday night. Ashley George, Devan Rimmer and Shelby Schoonover all managed 11 points for the Rams. Ashlee Ruzicka’s nine points led the Panthers. Brooke Alwine added six.
Pennridge’s Joey Logue was first in the 800 at the Dare Invitational held at Penn State on Saturday. His time of 1:53.67 was a new meet record and earned Logue a ticket to the state indoor meet. Also qualifying for states were: Matt Schulberger (ninth in the 800 in 2:00.10); the 4×200 relay (Nick Koehler, Matt Firuta, Luke Williams, Mike Class), which was sixth in 1:32.10; and the 4×400 (Logue, Koehler, Austin Howell, Class), third in 3:23.90.
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.