Fast-starting Owen J. Roberts holds off Phoenixville; Perkiomen Valley wins 5th straight

 
Owen J. Roberts 39, Phoenixville 31 – The Wildcats (2-2 Liberty, 3-2 PAC, 6-4 0verall) set the tone with an 11-2 edge in the first quarter and held on down the stretch to record the PAC crossover verdict Tuesday night.
Diana Rantz hit for 10 points, Hannah Clay added 9 and Olivia LeClaire and Kylie Cahill chipped in with 7 each for OJR, offsetting Jasmine Hamilton’s game-high 13 points and 10 rebounds for the Phantoms (2-3, 2-4, 6-5).
OJR (39) – Clay 3 2-4 9, LeClaire 3 1-2 7, Cahill 2 3-9 7, Greenawald 1 3-6 5, Koury 0 1-4 1, Rantz 3 3-4 9, Totals 12 13-29 39.
Phoenixville (31) – Allain 1 0-0 2, Sands 0 0-0 0, Brown 0 0-0 0, Green 1 0-0 2, Breisblatt 2 1-1 5, Graham 4 0-2 9, Hamilton 4 5-6 13, Totals 12 6-9 31.
OJR                 11  3 16  9 – 39
Phoenixville     2  7 12 10 – 31
3-point goals: Clay, Rantz, Graham
 
Perkiomen Valley 74, Pope John Paul II 63 – Taylor Hamm keyed a balanced scoring attack with 23 points as the Vikings (3-1, 4-1, 7-3) extended their winning streak to five with the Pioneer Athletic Conference crossover win Tuesday night.
Alex Blomstrom (4 three-balls) and Megan Jonassen collected 17 points each for Perk Valley, which built a 36-27 halftime lead and held on down the stretch. For the Golden Panthers (3-1, 3-2, 6-4), Elise Sylvester hit for 16 points while Kayla Mesaros and Monica Rapchinski added 11 apiece.
PJP (63) – Owens 3 3-4 9, Sylvester 7 1-1 16, Bustynowicz 2 4-4 8, Mesaros 5 1-3 11, Ciuba 1 0-0 3, Cotellese 0 0-0 0, Cobaugh 2 1-3 5, Rapchinski 4 3-3 11. Totals 24 13-18-63.
Perk Valley 74) – Daisey 2 2-2 6, McGettigan 0 0-0 0, Monaco 0 0-0 0, Nijssen 0 0-0 0, Blomstrom 4 5-6 17, Owens 2 3-6 9, Moore 1 0-0 2, Jonassen 8 1-4 17, Hamm 7 8-11 23. Totals 24 19-29 74.
PJP                 14 13 20 16 – 63
Perk Valley     18 18 20 18 - 74
3-point goals: Sylvester, Ciuba; Blomstrom 4, Owens 2, Hamm
 
Norristown 42, Upper Merion 41 – Beyonce Collins’ driving bucket with 3 seconds left lifted the Eagles (0-4, 1-4, 3-8) to the surprising PAC crossover verdict. Collins finished with 14 points, Tovy Wright chipped in with 13 points and 6 boards and Georgia Werkiser added 8 points with 2 treys for Norristown, offsetting Jordan Wilson’s game-high 21 points for the Vikings (5-0, 5-1, 6-7).
Norristown (42) – Collins 5 2-2 14, E. Schools 1 0-0 2, Mastrocola 1 1-1 3, To. Wright 6 1-2 13, Werkiser 2 2-2 8, Culbreath 1 0-0 2. Totals 16 6-7 42.
Upper Merion (41) – Wilson 6 8-9 21, Anthoney 2 0-0 5, Stanton 2 0-2 5, Harvey 2 0-0 6, Frey 1 0-0 2, Legendre 1 0-0 2. Totals 14 8-11 41.
Norristown         11 11 16  4 – 42
Upper Merion     11 17 11  2 - 41
3-point goals: Werkiser 2, Collins 2; Harvey 2, Wilson, Anthoney, Stanton
 
Methacton 67, Pottstown 44 – Ebony Reddick dropped 20 points, including the 1,000th of her stellar career, but it wasn’t enough as the Trojans (1-3, 1-4, 5-7) suffered the Pioneer Athletic Conference crossover loss Tuesday night.
Needing 4 points to hit the milestone, Reddick took care of business right away by scoring the first four points of the game. The rest was downhill for Pottstown, which got 12 points from Reilly Owens.
Sydney Tornetta posted a double-double with 18 points, 11 rebounds and 5 steals for the Warriors (2-2, 3-2, 5-7), who also got double figures from Nicole Cooper (17 points) and Jill Zerbe (11, 3 treys).
Pottstown (44) – Cotton 1 3-3 5, Reddick 7 3-8 20, Reguster 0 0-2 0, Day 0 0-0 0,  Owens 5 2-4 12, Epps 1 0-0 2, Wolfel 1 2-4 5, Jefferson 0 0-0 0,  Smith 0 0-0 0,  Totals 15 10-21 44.
Methacton (67) – Mazzucola 0 0-0 0,  Cooper 3 11-13 17, Markley 1 0-0 2, Johns 0 0-0 0,  Tornetta 8 1-5 18, Layos 0 0-0 0,  Hargrove 1 0-0 2, Pennypacker 3 3-4 9, Zerbe 4 0-0 11, Penjuke 4 0-0 8, Hazlett 0 0-0 0, Totals 24 15-22 67.
Pottstown       12  9  11 12 – 44
Methacton      20 18 14 15 – 67
3-point goals: Reddick 3, Wolfel; Zerbe 3, Tornetta
 
Boyertown 51, Pottsgrove 36 – The Bears (1-3, 2-3, 3-7) hit 4-of-6 from downtown to seize control in the second quarter behind an 18-5 run, going up 26-16 at the break en route to the PAC crossover verdict. Kylie Webb finished with 18 points and 4 triples while Julia Smith added 14, including 10 in the pivotal second frame.
Also for Boyertown, Victoria Boalton cashed 10 points, matching Riley Simon’s team-high total for the Falcons (2-2, 2-3, 5-4).
Pottsgrove (36) – Lear 0 0-0 0,  Holmes 2 0-1 4, Mayes 1 0-2 2, Walker 2 3-5 7, Ludwig 1 0-2 2, Yaccarino 0 0-0 0,  Potts 2 1-2 7, Simon 3 4-6 10, Mowery 2 0-0 4. Totals 13 8-18 36.
Boyertown (51) – Boalton 5 0-0 10, Marburger 0 1-2 1, Webb 7 0-0 18, Brensinger 0 0-0 0, Landis 0 0-0 0, Kapp 0 0-0 0, Sweisfort 1 0-0 2, Smith 6 0-1 14, Schmidt 0 3-6 3, Landes 0 1-2 1, O’Connor 0 2-2 2, Schaefer 0 0-0 0, Totals 19 7-13 51.
Pottsgrove      11  5  16  4 – 36
Boyertown       8 18 15 10 - 51
3-point goals: Potts 2; Webb 4, Smith 2
 
Spring-Ford 78, Upper Perkiomen 10 – The unbeaten Rams (4-0, 5-0, 9-0) blew out to leads of 27-3 after one quarter and 53-5 at the break en route to the PAC crossover romp over the Indians (0-4, 0-5, 3-9).
Lucy Olsen finished with 9 points for Spring-Ford, which also got 8 points each from Alyssa Yuan, Skylar Sullivan and Cassie Marte.
Spring-Ford (78) – L. Olsen 4 0-0 9, Kratz 1 0-0 3, Yuan 4 0-0 8, Tiffan 2 0-0 5, Engle 3 0-0 6, Magazzolo 1 0-0 2, Christman 3 0-0 7, Higgins 3 0-0 7, Goodrich 3 0-0 6, Sullivan 3 2-2 8, O. Olsen 1 2-2 4, Cooper 1 1-2 3, Marte 3 2­2 8, Henzler 1 0-0 2, Totals 33 7-8 78.
Upper Perk (10) – Pigeon 1 0-0 2, Goodrich 0 0-0 0, Johnson 0 0-0 0, Goodwin 0 0-0 0, Ramos 1 0-0 2, Steffan 0 0-0 0, Boyer 0 0-0 0, Mundy 1 1-2 3, Rogers 1 0-0 3, Kelly 0 0-0 0, Coy 0 0-0 0, Totals 4 1-4 10
Spring-Ford     27 26 15 10 – 78
Upper Perk       3   2   5   0 – 10
3-point goals: L. Olsen, Kratz, Tiffan, Christman, Higgins, Rogers