|Mercury file photo Sarah Payonk led Spring-ford with 12 points and 10 rebounds along with four steals and three blocks against William Tennent.|
By Timothy J. Raub
Special to The Mercury
ROYERSFORD — The gameplan was simple in Spring-Ford’s opening game of the District 1 Class AAAA girls basketball playoffs on Saturday afternoon.
The Rams wanted to pressure No. 32 William Tennent to force them to make mistakes and then take advantage of those mistakes.
The top-seeded and defending district champion Rams forced 38 Panther turnovers on the day, including 13 in the first quarter alone, and jumped out to a 22-4 lead after just one quarter and cruised to a 70-32 victory in first-round action.
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