Spring-Ford stifles Upper Merion behind Wagner; Jonassen, Blomstrom lift Perkiomen Valley

KING OF PRUSSIA – Spring-Ford held host Upper Merion to three first-half points in building a 27-point lead and never looked back in a 57-24 Pioneer Athletic Conference crossover romp Tuesday night.

Sydney Wagner hit for 14 points and Maddie Haney added 8 for the Rams (4-2, 9-3), offsetting Jordan Wilson’s game-high 17 points for the Vikings (4-2, 8-5).

Spring-Ford (57) – Wagner 4 4-4 14, Alessandroni 2 1-1 6, Nugent2 0-0 4, Conway 0 2-2 2, Engle 2 2-2 6, Magazzolo 0 1-2 1, Hitggins 2 0-0 4, Goodrich 1 2-2 4, Haney 4 0-0 8, Cooper 1 0-0 2, Marte 3 0-0 6. Totals 21 12-13 57.

Upper Merion (24) – Parson 1 0-0 2, Burns 0 0-0 0, Wilson 6 5-8 17, Anthoney 1 0-0 2, Davis 0 0-2 0, Gant 0 1-2 1, Harvey 0 0-2 0, Michael 0 2-4 2, Gebhart 0 0-0 0, Totals 8 8-18 24.

Spring-Ford      19 11 15 12 – 57

Upper Merion     1   2 10 11 - 24

3-point goals: Wagner 2, Alessandroni

 

Perkiomen Valley 63, Pottsgrove 42 – Megan Jonassen collected 24 points and Alex Blomstrom cashed 17 on five 3-balls for the quick-starting Vikings (4-2, 5-5), who bolted out to leads of 17-6 after one quarter and 32-11 at the break.

Diana Randleman finished with 21 points for the Falcons (3-3, 7-4), who drew within 43-32 by the end of the third before a closing 20-10 run by PV.

Perkiomen Valley (63) – Wacker 0 0-0 0, Cappelli 0 2-2 2, I. Richmond 1 2-2 4, H. Richmond 0 0-0 0, Nijssen 1 0-0 2, Moore 3 2-2 8, Blomstrom 6 0-0 17, Owens 0 0-0 0, Bonjo 0 0-0 0, Hamm 3 0-0 6, Jonassen 10 4-6 24. Totals 24 10-12 63.

Pottsgrove (42) – Applebach 0 0-0 0, Randleman 6 9-11 21, Lear 1 0-0 2, Mayes 0 0-0 0, Ricci 0 0-0 0, Dickinson 3 3-5 9, Galvin 3 1-6 8, Yerger 1 0-0 2, Totals 14 13-22 42.

Perk Valley      17  15 11 20 – 63

Pottsgrove        6   5  21 10 - 42

3-point goals: Blomstrom 5, Galvin   

 

Methacton 72, Pope John Paul II 45 – The Warriors (5-1, 10-2) rolled to the PAC interdivisional win behind a fast start and balanced scoring attack, keyed by Ryan DeOrio’s game-high 19 points on five triples.

Jackie Cerchio (8 rebounds, 4 steals) and Jillian Zerbe added 10 points apiece for Methacton, which was never challenged after grabbing leads of 23-11 after one quarter and 46-22 by the intermission. Nicole Cooper was also solid with 9 rebounds and 8 points.

Monica Rapchinski dropped 14 and Maria Cotellese chipped in with 10 for the Golden Panthers (3-4, 5-8).

Methacton (72) – DeOrio 7 0-0 19, N. Cooper 4 0-0 8, Markley 0 0-0 0, J. Cooper 3 0-1 7, Tornetta 1 0-0 2, Pellicano 0 0-0 0, Hargrove 0 0-0 0, Cerchio 4 2-2 10, Pennypacker 2 1-2 5, Zerbe 4 2-2 10, Thompson 3 0-0 7, Penjuke 2 0-0 4. Totals 30 5-7 72

Pope John Paul II (45) – Yerger 1 0-0 2, Sylvester 3 1-2 8, Cotellese 4 2-2 10, Cherneskie 0 0-0 0, Morton 0 0-0 0, Cainglet 1 0-0 3, Ciuba 3 0-0 6, Rapchinski 7 0-0 14, Thaxton 1 0-0 2, Shannon 0 0-0 0, Totals 20 3-4 45.

Methacton   23 23 16 10 – 72

PJP                11 11 17   6 – 45

3-point goals: DeOrio 5, J. Cooper, Thompson, Cainglet, Sylvester

 

Owen J. Roberts 43, Pottstown 41 – The Wildcats (2-4, 4-8) erased an 8-point deficit in the second half to register the PAC crossover victory, paced by the double figures scoring of Camyn Glenn (13 points, 3 treys) and Olivia LeClaire (12).

Gianna Epps hit for 12 points, Ebony Reddick added 11 and Alivia Lopez hauled down 13 rebounds for the Trojans (2-4, 6-7), who were outscored 13-8 in the fourth quarter while surrendering a 33-30 lead.

Pottstown (41) – Brant 3 1-2 9, Jeter 0 0-0 0, Reddick 5 1-6 11, Reguster 0 0-0 0, Owens 1 1-2 3, Epps 4 3-5 12, Wolfel 0 0-0 0, Lopez 1 4-7 6. Totals 14 10-22 41.

Owen J. Roberts (43) – Glenn 4 2-2 13, Albaugh 2 0-0 4, LeClaire 5 1-4 12, K. Cahill 1 0-4 2, Koury 0 0-0 0, Clay 0 0-0 0, Stuart 2 0-2 4, Rantz 2 3-4 8.

Pottstown   11  7 15  8 – 41

OJ Roberts   9 14  7 13 – 43

3-point goals: Brant 2, Epps; Glenn 3, LeClaire, Rantz