Benton, Frey help Methacton end state playoff drought

(1-3) Methacton 3, (2-1) Delaware Valley 0 – Katie Benton cashed a pair of second-half goals as the Warriors (16-8) earned their first state playoff win since 1996 by taking out the District 2 champions Tuesday at Wallenpaupack High.
Methacton, which moves on to face District 3 champion Lower Dauphin (2-0 winner over (1-6) Souderton) in the state quarterfinals Saturday (site and time TBA), scored three unanswered goals after the break to snap a scoreless deadlock, with Frankie Lucchesi also finding the range.
Molly Frey finished with three saves for the shutout to anchor a sturdy defensive effort.
Methacton              0-3-3
Delaware Valley    0-0-0
Shots: Methacton 11-3. Corners: Methacton 10-3. Goalie saves: Molly Frey (M) 3, Emily Festa (DV) 8. Methacton goals: Katy Benton 2, Frankie Lucchesi. Methacton assist: Rachel Alderfer.