Girls volleyball: Pope John Paul II completes perfect PAC regular season; Boyertown blanks Methacton - updated

Pope John Paul II 3, Upper Merion 0 – Sarah Ward (11 kills), Hanna Tulli (18 kills), Haley Spotts (10 kills, 12 digs), Julia Durand (8 kills), Chelsea Harvey (44 assists, 11 digs, 7 kills) and Tea Pasquale (28 digs) topped the stat charts as the Golden Panthers captured the PAC showdown with perennial rival Upper Merion in straight sets Thursday 27-25, 26-24, 25-14, capping a perfect league season at 13-0.

Boyertown 3, Methacton 0 – The Bears closed out the PAC portion of their schedule with the home sweep, taking the match by scores of 25-18, 25-14 and 25-12 behind the stellar play of Emma Ludwig (14 assists, 7 digs, 4 kills, 3 aces, 3 blocks ), Emily Wolfe (12 kills, 4 digs, 3 aces), Julia Smith (20 digs), Adrianna Derstine (5 kills, 2 digs) and Jess Ahart (7 kills, 3 digs). 

Spring-Ford 3, Norristown 1 – The Rams ended their regular season on a high note with the four-set PAC triumph over the Eagles, winning by scores of 22-25, 25-3, 25-13 and 25-15 behind the stellar play of Paige Rothenberger (11 kills, 8 digs, 5 aces), Faith Hudon (10 kills), Clarke Gilmore (10 kills), Allison Pitnick (16 assists) and Maddie Lebiedzinski (33 digs).

Phoenixville 3, Marple Newtown 2 – Alexa Grammerstorf (15 digs, 8 kills, 4 aces), Avery Stackhouse (11 digs, 2 kills, 2 aces), Sophia Spoto (34 assists, 5 aces, 3 kills), Natalie Detweiler (7 kills, 4 digs), Maria Colle (8 digs, 5 aces), Taylor Daher (7 kills) and Riley Daher (5 kills) led the way as the Phantoms finally broke into the win column – 25-22, 22-25, 25-19, 23-25, 15-11).

 

Berks Catholic 3, Perkiomen Valley 1 – The Vikings fell in four sets in the nonleague clash 22-25, 25-20, 26-24, 26-24, unable to sustain the momentum from a win in the opening set desite solid performances from Naomi Clauhs (2 aces, 11 kills, 1 block, 10 assists), Samantha Corey (4 kills, 2 blocks), Ashley Bolan (9 aces, 4 digs), Abby Souder (1 ace, 1 kill, 13 digs, 1 assist) and Ella Beckman (4 kills, 14 assists, 5 digs).