Bethlehem and Shenendehowa began the Section II Class A boys volleyball playoffs with decisive victories Monday.
Bethlehem (22-1) eased past Guilderland 25-10, 25-13 and 25-13 behind Mike Marshman's 17 kills and John McCarty's nine aces. Jake Abbuhl and Mike Carrk combined for 11 kills, and Benji Federman added 37 assists for the Eagles.
Shen (18-3) had little trouble with Shaker, as the Plainsmen prevailed 25-12, 25-15 and 25-9. Joseph Feeley had seven kills, while Nick Clark, Brian Sprague and Alex Brovich each added four service points.