Girls volleyball: Boyertown tops Rustin, moves one win away from first state playoff berth

(5) Boyertown 3, (8) West Chester Rustin 1 – Emma Ludwig (20 digs, 22 assists, 15 kills), Emily Wolfe (13 kills, 11 digs), Grace Rinehimer (18 assists), Julia Smith (25 digs), Adrianna Derstine (10 kills) and Jess Ahart (5 digs, 4 kills) were the linchpins as the Bears topped the Golden Knights 25-23, 18-25, 25-20 and 25-23 in District 1-4A playbacks Tuesday.
 
Boyertown can earn the program’s first trip to the state playoffs with a victory over (7) Council Rock North Thursday night (7 pm) at home in the district fifth-place game. CR North stayed alive with a 3-2 triumph over Hatboro-Horsham.