Spring-Ford, Perkiomen Valley bounced from state tourney

(11-4) William Allen 50, (1-4) Spring-Ford 35 – The Pioneer Athletic Conference champion Rams (24-5) were doomed by cold shooting and fourth-quarter breakdowns in their season-ending loss in the opening round of the PIAA Class 6A playoffs Friday night at Downingtown West.
Spring-Ford shot just 22 percent from the floor (12-54), including 16 percent (4-25) in the second half and was outscored 19-6 in the fourth quarter as the Canaries (18-8) pulled away from a narrow 31-29 lead with 17 unanswered points in the final frame.
Freshman point guard Lucy Olsen finished with 14 points and 7 rebounds for the Rams, who also got 8 points, two trifectas and three assists from Emily Tiffan.
William Allen (50) – Andrews 6 4-9 16, Hernandez 1 0-0 2, Portalatin 1 2-2 4, Rodriguez 4 5-7 13, Talib 3 1-2 7, Wise 3 0-0 6, Totals 18 12-20 50.
Spring-Frod (35) – Cooper 0 0-0 0, Christman 1 0-2 3, Engle 0 0-0 0, Goodrich 1 2-2 4, Higgins 1 0-0 3, Marte 0 0-0 0, L. Olsen 5 2-2 14, O. Olsen 1 0-0 2, Tiffan 3 0-0 8, Yuan 0 1-2, 1, Totals 12 5-8 35.
William Allen    8 13 10 19 – 50
Spring-Ford     10 12   7   6 – 35
3-point goals: Rodriguez 2; Tiffan 2, L. Olsen 2, Christman, Higgins
 
(11-1) Bethlethem Freedom 59, (1-10) Perkiomen Valley 42 – Megan Jonassen and Taylor Hamm finished their stellar careers with 12 and 10 points, respectively as the Vikings suffered the season-ending loss in the opening round of the PIAA Class 6A playoffs Friday night at Easton Middle School.
Perk Valley, which finished 21-9, never recovered after falling behind 33-26 at the half as Freedom closed things out with identical 13-8 runs in the third and fourth quarters.
PV (42) – Daisey 1 0-0 3, Wacker 1 0-0 2, Marinacci 1 0-0 3, Hurd 1 0-0 2, Nijssen 1 0-0 2, Blomstrom 1 0-0 2, Moore 2 0-0 6, Jonassen 6 0-0 12, Hamm 4 1-3 10. Totals 18 1-3 42.
Freedom (59) – Herrera 1 0-0 2, Ortwein 1 2-2 4, Gill 3 0-1 8, Silfies 5 3-3 14, Kokolus 6 2-2 14, Jefferson 8 1-2 17. Totals 24 8-10 59.
Perk Valley    12 14   8  8 – 42
Freedom       14 19 13 13 – 59
3-point goals: Moore 2, Daisey, Hamm, Marinacci; Gill 2, Stilfies