Rams land state tourney berth

Pennridge boys’ volleyball defeated North Penn, 3-1 (25-18, 25-21, 22-25, 28-26), Thursday night at Upper Dublin in the District One Class AAA third-place game to advance to states, which begin on Wednesday. Kolby Smith (19 kills, eight digs, two aces), Devon Rice (12 kills, 16 digs, four aces), Henry Savage (eight kills, four blocks), Ben Chinnici (four kills) and Jon Long (two kills, three blocks) helped make up for the loss of Alex Vellner (leg injury). Bradley Nase had 42 assists, and Steve Braun managed 11 digs and Vince Kauders two aces.