Palisades boys’ basketball lost big to Saucon Valley, 69-33, on Tuesday. The Pirates were down 19, 35-16, at the half. For the Pirates, Levi Wilkins tallied eight points; Jason Gehman and Landon Mueller each had six. Palisades is 5-6 overall and 3-5 in the Colonial League.
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.
Kayla Reed exploded for 20 points as Palisades girls’ hoops won at Saucon Valley, 53-36, on Tuesday. Teammate Karlee Krchnavi finished a point behind Reed with 19. Gabby Reiman dropped in two three-pointers for her six points.
Faith Christian girls’ basketball rode a 31-17 halftime advantage to a 53-41 victory over Delco Christian on Tuesday. Monica Ervin led four Lions in double-digit points with 14. Ashley Forker added 11, and Liz Hoffman and Ashley Parylak each managed 10. Ervin and Parylak each drained two three-pointers.
Kevin Norvaisas netted 26 points (he hit five three-pointers and went five for six from the line) as Quakertown boys’ hoops pulled away from Council Rock South, 74-54, on Saturday. The Panthers took the fourth quarter, 22-10. Joining Norvaisas in double figures for Quakertown were Griffin Schmidt with 14 points and Brian Rejniak with 11. Rejniak knocked down three three-pointers and Schmidt two.
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.
Faith Christian girls’ basketball keeps winning. The Lions’ latest triumph, which moved them to 10-1 overall on the season, came on Saturday, 46-30, over Calvary Christian. Faith was up, 32-12, at halftime. Monica Ervin managed 14 points for the Lions; Ashley Forker added 10.
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.
Faith Christian girls’ basketball crushed Lincoln Leadership, 50-18, on Friday. The Lions led, 43-8, after three quarters. They pitched a shutout, 10-0, in the third quarter. Ten Lions scored at least one point. Liz Hoffman led the way with 11 points. Monica Ervin followed with eight points and Ashley Forker seven.
Central Bucks West girls’ basketball routed archrival Central Bucks East, 64-38, on Friday. The Bucks took a 36-21 lead into halftime. Nicole Munger managed 21 points and 10 rebounds for CB West; teammate Mackenzie Carroll contributed 13 points and seven boards. Makenzie Mason added 11 points. For the Patriots, Bri Talbot had nine points and Bridget Birkhead eight.