Palucki, Stenson, Olsen, Swenson key Spring-Ford, Methacton moves on behind Eglinton

(11) Spring-Ford 3, (22) Strath Haven 1 – Alexis Palucki (12 kills, 6 Aces, 4 Blocks, 6 Digs), Lauren Stenson (15 Digs, 2 Aces), Olivia Olsen (13 Kills, 10 Digs) and Carly Swenson (33 Assists) set the tone as the Rams advanced to the second round of the District 1-4A playoffs Tuesday with a 25-14, 22-25, 25-15, 25-19 victory.  Spring-Ford draws (6) Abington on the road Thursday in the second round.
 
(16) Methacton 3, (17) Council Rock South 0 – The Warriors captured their District 1-AAAA playoff opener in straight sets – 25-9, 25-10, 25-17 – behind Emma Eglinton (20 assists, 15 digs, 1 block, 11 service points), Carli Ginther  (10 digs, 10 service points), Andrea Castaneda  (7 kills, 1 ace), Maggie Welsh (8 kills), Fran Mbonglou (3 kills, 3 blocks), Sydney Zerbe (8 kills, 1 dig), Nicole Cooper  (9 digs,1 ace, 10 service points), Hannah O'Donnell (9 digs,3 aces, 1 assist, 9 service points) and Lauren Stanley (2 blocks, 2 kills, 1 dig).
The win sends Methacton to a second-round date Thursday at top-seeded Bishop Shanahan.