Rams cruise by Patriots

A 21-7 Pennridge fourth quarter busted open a 49-43 game after three as the Rams boys’ basketball team defeated visiting Central Bucks East, 70-50, on Friday evening. Joe Molettiere netted a game-high 21 points for Pennridge. Dan Long (15 points), Zach Muredda (12) and Stephen Lowry (10) joined Molettiere in double figures for the Rams. Justin O’Neil and Travis Ives notched 17 and 14 points, respectively, for the Patriots. Pennridge improved to 8-0 in the SOL Continental Conference; CB East fell to 0-8 in the conference.

Rams pull away from Panthers

A 15-8 fourth quarter helped Pennridge boys’ basketball down host Quakertown, 57-45, on Tuesday. The Rams led by one, 25-24, at halftime. Pennridge senior Joe Molettiere led all scorers with 18 points. He was helped by teammates Zach Muredda (15 points) and Dan Long (10). Griffin Schmidt paced the Panthers with 16 points; teammate Kevin Norvaisas added 14. Schmidt, Norvaisas and Brian Rejniak all knocked down a pair of three-pointers in the setback.

Rams get better of Panthers

Pennridge wrestling stormed past Quakertown, 39-21, on Saturday evening in Quakertown. 138: Tanner Seislove (Q) def. Ethan Clemmer (P), technical fall in 4:35. 145: Dylan Gerhart (P) def. Cullen Williamson (Q), 6-0 decision. 152: Will O’Shea (P) def. Nick Basile (Q), 7-3 decision. 160: Noah Wood (Q) def. Stephen Blanchard (P), 11-3 major decision. 170: Kyle Gentile (P) def. J.J. McGuigan (Q), fall in 0:56. 182: Ryan Hirsch (P) won by forfeit. 195: Andrew Reinhold (P) def. Gavin Caroff (Q), 7-1 decision. 220: Ezra Outlaw (P) def. Micah Jones (Q), 9-6 decision. 285: Joe Kracz (P) def. Justin Correa (Q), 5-1 decision. 106: Tim Mallo (Q) def. John Snyder (P), fall in 3:55. 113: Kordell Rush (P) def. Daulton Kline (Q), fall in 3:23. 120: Harrison Campbell (Q) def. Micah Visuwan (P), 4-3 decision. 126: Nicholas Hadley (Q) def. Christian Cooper (P), 8-2 decision. 132: Josh Stillings (P) def. Brendan Rosenberger (Q), fall in 3:47.

Rams notch 11th straight win

Pennridge boys’ basketball won its 11th straight game to improve to 11-1 overall with a 55-41 victory over SOL Continental foe Hatboro-Horsham on Friday evening. The Rams led, 27-20, at the break. Joe Molettiere’s 17 points were tops for Pennridge. Zach Muredda (15 points), Dan Long (10) and Joe Unangst (nine) also contributed in the win. The Rams will travel to rival Quakertown on Tuesday.

Rams too much for North Penn

Led by Joe Molettiere’s 20 points, Pennridge boys’ basketball eclipsed North Penn, 58-43, on Tuesday. The Rams limited the Knights to seven points each in the second and third quarters. Dan Long netted 11 points and Zach Muredda nine for the victors, who moved to 10-1 overall and 5-0 in the SOL Continental Conference. Pennridge will welcome Hatboro-Horsham to town on Friday.

Rams improve to 9-1

Pennridge boys’ hoops corralled Christopher Dock, 75-52, on Saturday to move to 9-1 on the season. The Rams ran away with the game in the fourth quarter, outscoring the Pioneers, 22-8. Pennridge had four players in double figures: Dan Long with 19 points, Zach Muredda 18, Joe Molettiere 14 and Kyle Yoder 11. The Rams will host North Penn on Jan. 6.

Muredda, Rams top Souderton

Zach Muredda led all scorers with 22 points as Pennridge boys’ basketball crushed Souderton, 49-32, on Tuesday. The Rams were up only 11-9 at halftime, but exploded for 39 points in the second half to win comfortably. Pennridge’s Dan Long joined Muredda in double figures for the Rams. Pennridge (6-1 overall, 4-0 in the SOL Continental) returns to action on Dec. 26 when they will face Governor Mifflin at 4:30 p.m. in the Boyertown Christmas Tournament.

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