Ward, Tulli, Mulcahey help Pope John Paul II edge Perkiomen Valley; Spring-Ford, Boyertown sweep

Pope John Paul 3, Perkiomen Valley 2 – Sarah Ward (18), Hannah Tulli (16) and Madeline Mulcahey (12, 10 digs) combined for 46 kills as the Golden Panthers squeezed by in five sets Wednesday – prevailing by scores of 22-25, 25-17, 25-17, 24-26 and 15-11 in the PAC match.
Other key contributors for PJP were Chelsea Harvey (50 assists, 13 digs, 2 kills), Mikaela Monroe (18 service points, 4 aces, 3 kills), Caitlin Gilinger (8 kills), Maddie Lesinski (10 assists, 10 digs), Simone Sparano (15 digs) and Tea Pasquale (12 digs).
Stat leaders for the Vikings were Sarah Straub (12 kills, 7 blocks, 2 aces), Grace Herbein (28 assists, 10 digs, 6 kills) and Liz Caruso (23 digs).
 
Spring-Ford 3, Owen J. Roberts 0 – The Rams ran the table 25-12, 25-22, 25-16 behind Olivia Olsen (16 kills, 7 digs), Rylee Clarke (10 kills), Grace Kraft (32 digs) and Lauren Beppel (14 assists). Michelle Frank (2 Kills, 7 Assists, 8 Digs), Mikayla Johnson(5 Kills, 1 Assist, 1 Block,  3 Digs) and Gabi Tamburro (4 Kills, 3 blocks, 4 Digs) had strong showings for the Wildcats.
 
Boyertown 3, Phoenixville 0 – Emily Wolfe (7 digs, 6 kills), Julia Smith (15 digs), Taylor Jones (18 assists, 8 aces, 7 kills, 5 digs) and Emma Ludwig (15 assists, 7 digs, 13 kills, 6 aces) set the tone as the Bears stretched their winning streak to nine by sweeping the Phantoms25-14, 25-15, 25-13 on Senior Night. Topping the stat sheet for Phoenixville were Keara Hennessey (2 Aces, 7 Assists, 8 digs), Kayla Grammerstorf (1 Ace, 4 Kills, 11 digs) and Romina Broglia (5 Aces, 2 Kills, 6 digs).
 
Upper Merion 3, Methacton 1 – The Vikings rebounded from a 25-19 loss in the opening set to win three straight 25-15, 25-21, 25-11 to upend the Warriors, who were led by Emma Eglinton  (39 assists, 18 digs, block), Carli Ginther (39 digs, 1 assist), Melinda Eglinton (15 kills, 2 blocks), Lauren Stanley (9 kills, 6 digs, 1 block), Elly Brunt (27 digs, 2 aces), Andria Santangelo (7 kills), Sydney Zerbe (7 kills, 1 assist) and Ali Hazlett (7 kills).