Neshaminy got by Quakertown girls’ basketball, 50-43, on Saturday. The Redskins were up six, 28-22, at the half. Meghan Klee and Jill Martin, with 13 and 12 points, respectively, led the way offensively for the Panthers. Marina Cooke had nine.
Quakertown wrestling dominated at the Red Raider Duals at Bellefonte High School on Saturday. The Panthers went 5-0, defeating Dubois (69-6), Altoona (57-19), Bald Eagle Area (51-22), State College (43-24) and Bellefonte (40-33).
Griffin Schmidt scored a game-high 21 points as Quakertown boys’ basketball rolled past Bensalem, 61-48, on Saturday. The Panthers controlled the fourth quarter, 17-8. Kevin Norvaisas added 18 points and Jake Perrine 14, including four three-balls, to the winning cause.
Pennridge boys’ basketball powered past Wissahickon, 67-37, on Saturday. The Rams led, 39-18, at the half. Zach Muredda pumped in 23 points for the Rams. Joe Molettiere added 16 points. Up next for Pennridge is a date with Central Bucks West on Jan. 20.
Jessica Robinson hit a 12-foot jumper off an assist from Ashley Forker with five seconds remaining in regulation as Faith Christian girls’ basketball edged New Hope-Solebury, 35-34, on Saturday. Faith took a 17-13 advantage into halftime. Liz Hoffman put in 13 points for Faith; Ashley Parylak finished with seven and Robinson six. For New Hope, Kelley Hyland led the way with 14 points. Faith is now 13-1 overall and 8-1 in the Bicentennial Athletic League.
Central Bucks West girls’ hoops downed Council Rock South, 61-49, on Saturday. The Golden Hawks actually played the Bucks even, 27-27, in the second half. The 14-1 Bucks were paced by Mackenzie Carroll’s 16 points. Nicole Munger added 13 points and Makenzie Mason 10.
Central Bucks West boys’ basketball ran all over Truman, 68-36, on Saturday. The Bucks led 23-3 after one quarter and 48-12 at the half. Nico Munari’s 14 points were tops for CB West. Seamus Fox had 11 points and four steals. Erich Hohlenleitner had nine points, five rebounds and three steals. Cal Reichwein’s line included seven points, five assists and four steals.
Central Bucks East boys’ basketball dropped the hammer on Upper Moreland, 50-26, at CB West on Saturday. The Patriots took a 26-12 advantage into the third quarter. Justin O’Neil was one of the standouts for CB East, finishing with a team-high 15 points and seven rebounds. Tommy Strasburger managed 13 points, four assists and four steals. Matt Pattyson contributed five points and five assists. The Patriots bumped their overall record to 5-11.
The story wasn’t that Palisades junior Karlee Krchnavi scored 23 points to lead the Pirates girls’ basketball team to a 53-33 victory over Northern Lehigh at home on Friday. The story was Krchnavi reached a milestone: scoring her 1,000th career point. Krchnavi was one of nine Pirates to find the basket in Palisades’ latest triumph. Gabby Reiman contributed eight points in the win.
Quakertown boys’ basketball sacked Central Bucks West, 59-54, on Friday. The Panthers were up, 26-16, at halftime. Griffin Schmidt led Quakertown with 18 points. Kevin Norvaisas and Jake Perrine contributed 16 and 13 points, respectively. The Bucks’ Owen Cooney had 20 points and four three-pointers; teammate Cal Reichwein added 17 and three treys.