In a battle for UCBAC Chesapeake Division supremacy, Bel Air hosted C. Milton Wright in a key girls volleyball match Monday. The undefeated Bobcats (5-0 league, 8-0 overall) were too much, sweeping the Mustangs (3-1, 4-2) in three sets. Scores were 25-18, 25-16 and 25-15.
Celeste Roland had the big night for Bel Air, finishing with 11 kills, two aces, 13 digs and 10 perfect passes, while Tia Williams added nine kills and four aces.
Jen Schofield dished out 22 assists and Kendall Daley added five aces, 10 digs and 18 perfect passes. Also for Bel Air, Kaila Gonzalez recorded four kills and Jackie DeLuise had three kills and one ace.
The Bobcats also received outstanding back row defense from Sam Liberto and Lexi Malinowski, according to Bobcats head coach Tim Markland.
Hawks lead Susquehanna
North Harford continued unbeaten in Susquehanna action Monday with a 3-0 defeat of host Edgewood. The scores were 25-13, 25-16 and 25-16.
Leading the Hawks (5-0, 5-1) was Morgan Knox, with three aces and three kills. Alexis Lyttle, Sam Pappas and Megan Wooten each added three kills and Becca Simon had four aces and one kill.
Edgewood (1-4, 1-5) was led by Kelsey Swann, three aces, and Shannon Bowman, three digs.
Cougars get first league win
Fallston (1-4, 2-4) picked up its first Chesapeake win Monday, but needed five games to do so against visiting Patterson Mill (0-6, 0-6). The Cougars winning scores were 25-18, 18-25, 24-26, 25-20 and 15-12.
The Cougars were led offensively by Brooke Alexander with nine kills and Brittany Callahan with six kills. Emily Mozal added 28 assists. Defensively the Cougars were led by Phoenix Offutt's nine blocks and Megan Snee's 13 digs. Asia Avena also served seven aces.
Panthers beat Cobras
Harford Tech (2-4, 2-4) traveled to Perryville (5-1, 5-2) Monday for a Susquehanna match and fell, 3-1. The Cobras scores were 11-25, 25-18, 20-25 and 11-25.
Morgan Tennant led Perryville with 14 aces, four Kills, 20 assists and three digs, while Marissa Phillips added five aces, six kills, one assist and nine digs.
Other Monday scores
In two other Susquehanna matches Monday, Bo Manor (4-2, 4-3) defeated host Havre de Grace (2-4, 2-5), 3-0, while Aberdeen (3-2, 3-2) beat host Joppatowne (0-6, 0-6), 3-0.
Havre de Grace scores were 18-25, 17-25 and 7-25. Aberdeen's scores were 25-11, 25-14 and 25-14.
Bobcats, Hawks lead Friday play
Girls volleyball teams from Bel Air and North Harford each stayed unbeaten in their respective UCBAC divisions Friday.
Bel Air went to Elkton and won, 3-0, in Chesapeake play, while North Harford hosted Bo Manor and needed five sets to win their Susquehanna match.