Nice, Brock, Farrington lead Perkiomen Valley to district quarterfinals; Marenger, Gensler pace Spring-Ford

(10) Perkiomen Valley 8, (7) North Penn 4 – Max Nice finished with a hat trick and two assists, Matt Brock won 10 of 16 faceoffs and collected 6 ground balls and Rob Farrington recorded 14 saves as the Vikings (14-6) advanced to the District 1-AAA quarterfinals with the win Thursday.
Keying the sturdy defensive effort for Perk Valley, which will make the first district quarterfinal appearance in program history when it hosts Garnet Valley Saturday (time TBA), were Remy Sell, Noah Shine, Matthew Quoos, Connor Donovan, Aiden Owens, Ryan Candelori, and Zion Foster
Perk Valley     3-2-1-2 - 8
North Penn     2-1-1-0 - 4
Perk Valley
Max Nice 3g 2a
Brian Fehr 2g
Nick Pammer 1g 1a
Nick Steele 1g
Nick Beaudoin 1g
Connor Roop 1a
Dillon Kane 1a
Matt Brock 10/16 FO 6gbs
Rob Farrington 14 saves
North Penn
Danny Payne 2g
Lucas yannui 1g
Eric Diamond 1a
Jake Nelson 1g
Goalie 5 saves
(5) Spring-Ford 12, (21) WC East 7 – Jarrod Marenger and Peyton Gensler registered hat tricks to pace the Rams (16-4) to the second round District 1-AAA playoff win. Up next for Spring-Ford in the district quarterfinals Saturday on the road is (4) Conestoga – with the winner locking up a state playoff berth.
WC East: Mike Nagel 2g 1a; Jacob Greiner 2g 1a; Bryant Maits 1g 1a; Joe Carrzza 2g 1a; Rocco Grello 1g 1a; Jack McAnally 10 saves
Spring-Ford goals: Jarrod Marenger 3, Peyton Gensler  3, Brad Hart 2, Ryan Rosenblum 2, Collin Pettine
(4) Conestoga 14. (13) Boyertown 4 – Cole Metzger was brilliant in net with 21 saves but it wasn’t enough as the Bears (11-8) suffered the season-ending loss in the second round of the District 1-AAA tournament.
Brewer Johnson, Skylar Wallace, Nick Moccia and Carter Watts had goals for Boyertown, coming off the first district win in program history Wednesday (9-6 over Council Rock North).
Boyertown goals: Brewer Johnson, Skylar Wallace, Nick Moccia, Carter Watts; goalie Cole Metzger 21 saves
Conestoga: Tate Kienzle 4g 1a; Will Schnorr 4g 1a; Nick Cost 3a; James Reilly 1g 1a. 14 for 14 FO; Cliff Madden 1g 1a; Chris Cara 1g; Tom Nagle 1g; Nick Braendel 1g; Joe Walton 1g; Sean Bailey 1a; PJ Hewitt 2 for 6 FO; Scott MacMillan 7 Saves
Radnor 12, Pope John Paul II 3  - Eric D’Agostino, Luke Roth and Kyle Donovan had first-period goals to provide an early 3-2 lead, but Radnor responded with 10 unanswered strikes over the final three quarters en route to victory in the District 1-AA quarterfinals. PJP finishes its season at 14-6.
PJP              3-0-0-0 – 3
Radnor        2-3-4-3 - 12
PJP goals
: D’Agostino, Roth, Donovan
Radnor: Jackson Birtwistle 3g 2a; John Austen 5g; Drew Brown 2g 5a; Ryan Peter 1g 1a; Will Fritz 1g; Damien Ramondo 1a; Mike McShea 17/18 FO; Patrick Cullen 1/1 FO; Archer Darrach 4 saves