Palisades girls’ basketball lost to Upper Perkiomen, 51-43, on Monday. The Pirates struggled from the free throw line, going just five for 14. Karlee Krchnavi netted 15 points to pace Palisades. Joey Noonan added nine.
Central Bucks West girls’ hoops cruised to a 65-35 victory Monday over Hatboro-Horsham. The Bucks led 29-4 after one quarter. Makenzie Mason went six for six from the line for her team-leading 14 points. Peyton Traina and Nicole Munger each added 10 points for CB West.
Pennridge boys’ hoops finished atop the SOL Continental with CB East, CB South and North Penn (all 9-5) after dispatching Quakertown, 64-53, on Saturday. The Rams outscored the Panthers, 21-10, in the fourth quarter. Quakertown’s Griffin Schmidt led all scorers with 23 points. Zach Muredda paced Pennridge with 20 points (eight for 10 free throws), while Joe Molettiere (five for five free throws) added 17. The Rams went a combined 18 for 21 from the line.
Faith Christian girls’ basketball crushed Friends Select, 54-32, on Saturday. The Lions led at the break, 34-16. Ashley Forker paced Faith with 13 points. Teammates Liz Hoffman and Monica Ervin each managed 11 points.
Upper Dublin needed three overtimes to outlast Central Bucks East boys’ basketball, 53-44, on Saturday. Upper Dublin put the game away at the free throw line in the final overtime, going 12 for 16. The Patriots didn’t hit a single free throw (0-3) all game. Tommy Strasburger registered 13 points to lead CB East. Teammates Brendan McLaughlin and Ben Kardane each chipped in nine.
Palisades girls’ basketball came up a bit short to Saucon Valley, 40-36, Friday. Karlee Krchnavi and Joey Noonan led the way offensively for the Pirates, finishing with 12 and 11 points, respectively.
Kyle Salvitti hit five three-pointers and all four of his free throws en route to a 23-point effort Friday night in a 56-45 victory over Hatboro-Horsham. Kyle Schechter contributed 11 points and Pat Kelley nine for the Bucks.
Quakertown boys’ basketball fell to Souderton, 59-52, on Friday. The Panthers were outscored, 30-21, in the first half. Griffin Schmidt and Kevin Norvasis paced Quakertown with 18 and 13 points, respectively. The Panthers shot 13 for 15 from the charity stripe as a team.
Quakertown girls’ basketball dropped a tough, 73-29 decision to Souderton on Friday night. The Panthers trailed 42-18 at halftime. Ashlee Ruzicka (14 points) was the only Panther in double figures. She also hit both of her free throws.
Tommy Strasburger made two of three free throws with .5 seconds remaining in the second overtime to lift Central Bucks East boys’ hoops to a heart-pounding, 50-49 victory Friday night at Central Bucks South. The win gave the Patriots a share of the SOL Continental title with the Titans, North Penn and Pennridge. Strasburger finished the game with 16 points, 10 rebounds and three assists. Brendan O’Neil added 15 points to the winning effort. For CB South, Bryce Dobisch led the way with 14 points.