ROYERSFORD -

The Spring-Ford girls came out on top in the showdown of PAC-10 division leaders Thursday night in Royersford. The Rams pulled away in the second half for a 58-40 win over the Golden Panthers.

Pope John Paul II led by one after a quarter, but it was all Spring-Ford after that. The Rams' Shelby Mueller led all scorers with 16 points. Sammy Stipa scored eight points on the night where she was recognized for scoring 1,000 career points.

Berks Catholic transfer Susan Bossler scored 12 points for the Golden Panthers.

Spring-Ford will host Wilson West Lawn in a double-header on Saturday. Pope John Paul will visit Pottsgrove on Tuesday.