Stepping out of county play didn’t slow down Westminster volleyball Monday evening.
In a battle between teams ranked in the most recent Baltimore Sun poll, sixth-ranked Westminster (9-0) swept 14th-ranked Dulaney, 3-0 [25-13, 25-14, 25-23].
The Owls were led by Cassi Shields (10 kills, 8 aces), Emma Reaves (9 kills), Cici Mason (7 kills, 4 blocks, 4 aces), Faith Mohr (29 assists, 3 blocks, 4 digs) and Ellie Yaider (8 aces, 10 digs).
Westminster, which will be back in action Thursday against Manchester Valley, has lost just two games all season.
Winters Mill 5, Franklin 2
The Falcons (5-4) regrouped after trailing 2-1, earning the comeback victory behind a hat trick from Ben Weller. Matthew Arriaga and Maddox Shuman added their first goals of the season, while Ethan Sandoval, Reed Postlethwait and CJ Wasmer contributed an assist each. Goalie Manny Gavidia finished with four saves.
Gerstell 6, Jemicy 0
Gerstell (3-1-1, 8-1-1) won the MIAA C Conference game, with five different players scoring goals. Falcons that found the net were Kirkland Kilroy (two), Riley Kilroy, Landon Yetta, Rocco Simonello and Jackson Quenzer. Defensively, Gerstell has only allowed two goals in the past seven games.
Manchester Valley 0, Patterson Mill 0
Manchester Valley 4, South Carroll 1
The Mavericks (1-3, 5-4) got goals from Eden Kunert, Ashley Mountcastle, Jessie Bare and Elizabeth Szybalski — to go along with three assists from Maddie Fisher — in the three-goal victory over the Cavaliers (1-3, 6-4).
Manchester Valley 171, Hereford 171, Century 183
In the match at Oakmont Green Golf Course, Hereford’s duo of Mac Tiller and Adam Green shared medalist honors with rounds of 40. Manchester Valley was led by Parker Bopst and Adam Slivosky with rounds of 42 each, while Century’s top player was Marcus Taylor (43).