The Westminster volleyball team was all business Tuesday in a sweep of Winters Mill.
The Owls (6-0, 7-0) won 3-0 with scores of 25-16, 25-14 and 25-7 against the Falcons (2-4, 2-6), pushing the program to its 35th straight victory against Carroll County opponents.
Leaders for Westminster were Cassi Shields (17 kills, 6 aces, 6 digs, 2 blocks), Faith Mohr (25 assists, 2 aces), Emma Reaves (5 kills, 3 blocks), Ellie Yaider (10 digs, 2 aces) and Meghan Spratt (6 digs, 3 aces).
South Carroll def. FSK — 3-0 [25-16, 25-13, 25-9]
South Carroll (3-3 county, 4-4 overall) swept host FSK (1-5, 1-5) and 10 players recorded kills for the Cavaliers. Lili White leading the way with 8. Three Cavaliers recorded 10 digs apiece — Cali Kalishek, Lily Sellers, and Lindsey Willie (also had 7 service aces). Casey Reno contributed with 9 digs and 7 assists.
Liberty def. Century — 3-0 [25-15, 25-13, 25-22]
Liberty (5-1, 5-1) was led against the Knights (4-2, 6-2) by juniors Sarah Hart (16 kills, 3 aces, 6 digs) and Paige Coulson (8 kills, 2 aces, 8 digs and 3 assists). Senior Alise Shotwell had 4 kills and a block. Sophomore Grace Maertin contributed 3 kills, an ace, 4 digs and 26 assists.
Century 2, Westminster 1
Liberty 3, South Carroll 2
Caitlynn Szarko had two goals, while Lucy Davidson had one, as the Lions (2-0, 7-3) edged the Cavaliers (1-1, 5-2) by a goal. Jenna Evans added two assists and goalie Emma Meissner had 12 saves for Liberty in the victory. Both South Carroll goals were scored by Olivia Russell off assists from Stephanie Zirkenbach, while Cavaliers’ goalie Lily Shaeffer made 12 saves.
South Carroll 4, Liberty 3 OT
Century 3, Westminster 1
The Knights (4-0, 8-1) broke open a tie game at the half by outscoring the Owls (2-2, 4-4) by two goals after intermission. Century goals on the day were scored by Haley Greenwade, Isabella Coccio and Harley Hamlet, with assists coming from Greenwade, Anna Hackett and Caroline Little. The Westminster goal was scored by Audrey Houle off an assist from Emma Youngling.
Manchester Valley 4, FSK 2
The Mavericks (1-3, 1-6) broke through for their first victory of the season against the Eagles (0-5, 1-5). Manchester Valley got three goals from Kara Chwang and one from Casey Meredith. Taylor Dadds (two), Taylor Shank and Grace Larrimore picked up assists. FSK goals were scored by Mackenzie Wilhide and Katlyn Strohm, with Lauren Cooper registering an assist.
Century 4, Westminster 2
The Knights (4-0, 8-1) were led by Colin Williams and Dom Arena, who each had a goal and an assist, in the victory over the Owls (3-1, 6-3). Nate Brooks and Jake Hurst also scored goals for Century, while Aydin Armstrong added an assist. Goalie Vijay Jetton had four saves in the win.
Winters Mill 5, Thomas Johnson 3
The Falcons (4-3) came back from an early 2-0 deficit to earn the non-county win. Ben Weller led the charge with four goals, while Reed Postlethwait accounted for the other score. Postlethwait, CJ Wasmer, Maddox Shuman and Hayden Shuman all added assists, while Winters Mill goalie Manny Gavidia recorded two saves.
South Carroll 1, Liberty 0
Gerstell 4, Beth Tfiloh 0
In MIAA C Conference action, Gerstell (1-1-1, 6-1-1) earned the shutout victory. Goals were scored by Travis Smith, Timmy Vishnyakov, Eugene Podzin and Jackson Quenzer. Drew Sindicic finished with 3 saves.