Perkiomen Valley suffers narrow defeat; Upper Merion rolls

(6) Plymouth Whitemarsh 3, (11) Perkiomen Valley 2 – The Vikings’ season came to an end at 14-7 with the five-set loss in the second round of the District 1-4A playoffs Thursday.
Lia Torrillo (17 kills), Grace Herbein (4 kills, 4 blocks, 40 assists, 24 digs), Sarah Straub (11 kills, 3 aces, 3 blocks) and Liz Caruso (23 digs) topped the stat charts for Perk Valley, which fell by scores of 25-22, 14-25, 26-24, 13-25 and 15-12 in the back-and-forth match.
 
(2) Upper Merion 3, (15) Council Rock North 0 – The Vikings breezed into the district quarterfinals by rolling in straight sets – 25-23, 25-17, 25-7. Upper Merion hosts (10) Pennsbury in the final eight Saturday at 7 pm.