Westminster began its defense as reigning Carroll County Athletic League volleyball champions by defeating Manchester Valley in straight sets Tuesday in Manchester.
The Owls (2-0, 1-0 county) won 25-6, 25-10, 25-8.
Westminster’s Laken Neff collected five aces, Jilienne Widener added eight. Widener also had 12 kills, with Zoe Costley and Emily Stauder combining for nine.
The Mavericks slipped to 0-2, 0-1.
JV result: Westminster, 2-0.
Liberty 4, Mount de Sales 2
Recap: At Catonsville, Kayleigh Ward had two goals and an assist for the Lions (2-0). Grace Fenner made four saves.
North Harford 3, South Carroll 1
Recap: At Pylesville, Shannon Finch scored an unassisted goal for the Cavaliers (1-3).
JV result: SC, 1-0 (Kennedy Thomas goal).
C.M. Wright 2, Century 1
Recap: At Bel Air, the Knights (2-1) suffered their first loss despite a second-half goal from Bennett Bodner. Evan Montgomery had the assist, and Brian Wallace made seven saves.
JV result: CMW, 4-1.
Centennial 1, Liberty 0
Recap: At Ellicott City, Caitlin Mulholland made seven saves for the Lions (2-2).
JV result: Liberty, 4-0.
Winters Mill 1, Maryvale Prep 1
Recap: At Brooklandville, Kyla Holt scored for the Falcons (0-0-2) off an assist from Erin Snyder, but they settled for another tie. Riley Lockwood made five saves.
JV result: Maryvale Prep, 1-0.
T. Johnson 171, Smithsburg 183, FSK 231
Recap: At Black Rock, Brody Brilhart led the Eagles (0-5) with a 46, but they dropped a pair of decisions in a tri-match with the Patriots and Leopards.