The Reporter/Times Herald/Montgomery Media Local Roundup (Dec. 20): Wissahickon rallies past Abington

Boys Basketball
Wissahickon 50, Abington 44: The Trojans trailed by 3 entering the fourth quarter, but finished with a 21-12 flurry to pick up the SOL Liberty win on Tuesday night. Jaylon Williams led the charge with 10 points with Earl Stout and Dom Vacchiano each scoring 9. Jeremiah Lee, Josh Young and Kellen Ingram each scored 10 points for the Ghosts.

Central Bucks East 49, Souderton 41: James Blair scored 11 points and Levi John added 8 more, but the Indians dropped the SOL Colonial contest on Tuesday night.

Dock Mennonite 62, Phil-Mont Christian 24: The Pioneers coasted to the BAL win on Tuesday night. 11 players scored for Dock (6-1, 3-) led by 12 points from Nathan Lapp. Ethan Parr also scored 11 for Dock.

Upper Moreland 52, Cheltenham 50: Nigel Adamson hit a late bucket and the Golden Bears escaped with the SOL Freedom win on Tuesday night. Sean Murphy added 10 points for Upper Moreland.

Lower Moreland 49, Springfield Township 45: Dylan McKenzie delivered 22 points and 4 rebounds as the Lions held on for the SOL Freedom win on Tuesday night.

Girls Basketball
Methacton 56, Norristown 32: The Warriors raced out to an 18-3 lead after one quarter and coasted to the PAC win on Tuesday night. Abby Arnold paced Methacton with 17 points, while Cassidy Kropp added nine. Azjiona Golston led Norristown with 17 points.

Upper Moreland 51, Cheltenham 26: The Golden Bears outscored the Panthers in every quarter and coasted to the SOL Freedom win on Tuesday night. Emmy Faith Wood led the way for Upper Moreland with 19 points, 11 in the third quarter. Holly Gohl added 17 points, including a trio of 3-pointers.

Souderton 36, Central Bucks East 34: Teya McConnaha finished with 11 points and 13 rebounds as the Indians survived a test on Tuesday night from the Patriots. Erin Bohmueller added 10 points and 3 assists for Souderton.

Upper Merion 26, Upper Perkiomen 16: Levayda Fuqua scored 11 points as the Vikings picked up the PAC Frontier win on Tuesday night.

Abington 75, Wissahickon 36: The Ghosts opened up a 20-6 lead to start the game and rolled to the SOL Liberty win on Tuesday night. Kaitlyn McGeary led Wiss with 12 points and 11 rebounds. Cire Worley led the Ghosts with 15 points.

Boys swimming
Methacton 104, Perkiomen Valley 74: Christopher Groff had a big day with wins in the 100 free (49.72) and 100 back (54.57), as well as being a member of the winning 200 medley relay (1:42.95) for Methacton on Tuesday. Christian Lebold was also a member of that winning 200 medley relay and also took home wins in the 200 IM (2:09.29) and 500 free (5:06.05).

Girls swimming
Methacton 96, Perkiomen Valley 87: Madison Wimmer and Amanda Tsai were double-winners as the Warriors held on for the win over PV on Tuesday. Wimmer won the 200 IM (2:15.82) and 100 free (55.95), while Tsai took first in the 100 fly (1:06.77) and 100 back (1:05.28). Tsai was also a member of the winning 200 medley relay (1:59.96), teaming up with Izzy Ketterer, Truly Sommer and Lucy Michel. Wimmer was a member of the 200 free relay, which won in 1:47.88. She teamed up with Sam Cancro, Michel and Ava Sgarra. Tsai and Wimmer helped close the meet out in style, teaming up for a win in the 400 freestyle relay in 4:01.55.

Wissahickon 102, William Tennent 65: The Trojans won nine of 12 events in closing the ‘22 portion of the season on Tuesday. Ava Walters won the 200 IM and 100 free, posting District 1 consideration times in both races. Maddie Johnson also won the 500 free and led off the winning 200 free relay, followed by Abbie Cooley, Gabby Jones and Sarah Pickel. Jones also took first place in the 100 fly, while Brynn Remar won the 50 free and 100 back. Sabrina Honeycutt, Faith Pigeon and Cais Yeung also went 1-2-3 in diving.

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