Central Bucks West girls’ basketball crushed Neshaminy, 61-25, on Tuesday. The Bucks led, 33-17, at halftime. Nicole Munger finished with 22 points, 10 rebounds and seven steals, and Mackenzie Carroll added 16 points and seven rebounds for the 2-0 Bucks. Makenzie Mason also reached double figures in points. She had 10.
Thanks to a 19-11 third quarter, Central Bucks West boys’ basketball escaped with a 48-45 victory over Cheltenham on Tuesday. Cal Reichwein had a tremendous all-around game for the Bucks, finishing with a team-high 17 points – and five made three-pointers – six rebounds, three assists and three steals. Owen Cooney added 16 points, courtesy of four three-pointers. Luke Irons had two points, five boards, three assists and three steals, while Nico Munari contributed five points, four boards and three assists. Connor Lynch managed eight points for the 3-0 Bucks.
Tommy Strasburger and Justin O’Neil each scored 20 points as Central Bucks East boys’ hoops downed Upper Dublin, 57-49, on Tuesday evening. Strasburger and O’Neil each hit four threes. Jeff Circuit and Cooper Fink controlled the glass, ripping down seven rebounds apiece. The Patriots moved to 3-0.
A 14-5 fourth quarter by William Allen doomed Quakertown girls’ basketball in its 58-49 setback on Saturday. Meghan Klee led the charge offensively for the Panthers with 12 points. Following her were: Marina Cooke and Jill Martin, with nine points apiece.
Pennridge boys’ basketball, a day after falling to Saucon Valley to open its tipoff tourney, sent back Christopher Dock, 68-53, in the consolation contest on Saturday. A 21-10 third quarter helped the Rams cause. Dan Long had 19 points to lead Pennridge. Joe Molettiere and Zach Muredda added 18 and 17 points, respectively. The Rams will travel to William Tennent on Dec. 9.
Behind Cal Reichwein’s 22 points, Central Bucks West boys’ basketball dominated Spring-Ford, 55-40, on Saturday to improve to 2-0. The Bucks built their lead on a 22-11 third quarter. Reichwein hit three three-pointers and knocked down all three of his free throw attempts. Jim McCusker managed eight points and Owen Cooney seven.
Central Bucks East boys’ basketball soundly defeated Bensalem, 39-33, to close out the Archbishop Ryan tipoff tournament on Saturday. The Patriots led, 27-19, at halftime. Tommy Strasburger notched 14 points and three steals for the victors. Blake Peterson contributed eight points, six rebounds and five blocks.
Pennridge boys’ basketball opened its season with a 76-65 setback at home to Saucon Valley on Friday night. Saucon outscored the Rams, 29-21, in the fourth quarter in an offensive fireworks display. Pennridge led by one, 29-28, at halftime. Joe Molettiere led three players in double figures scoring for the Rams. He had 17. Dan Long and Zach Muredda were right behind him with 16 and 15 points, respectively. Pennridge will take on Christopher Dock at 5:30 p.m. Saturday in the consolation game of the tipoff tournament.
Palisades girls’ basketball fell short in its opener to Easton, 38-25, on Friday. Megan McClintock paced the Pirates with nine points. Karlee Krchnavi was right behind her with eight. Lizzie Sessinger netted four in the setback.
Central Bucks West boys’ basketball crushed Pottstown, 71-42, on Friday. The Bucks led after one quarter, 21-6. Owen Cooney filled it up for the Bucks, finishing with 17 points, including three triples. Three Bucks netted nine points: Cal Reichwein, Nico Munari and Connor Lynch. CB West was 26 for 34 from the line.