Wilde Lake's Ousman Touray scored two goals in the final 14 minutes of regulation, lifting the Wildecats to a come-from-behind 2-1 win over Mt. Hebron in the 3A state semifinals at Linganore High School on Saturday afternoon.
After allowing a 67-yard touchdown reception on the opening offensive play of the evening by the Golden Bears, the host Mavericks buckled down to hold Hammond scoreless the rest of the way en route to a 14-6 victory.
Jilienne Widener finished with a match-high 27 kills as the go-to-player for a Westminster team that answered every Gators’ push with one of its own en route to a three-set sweep (25-21, 25-18, 25-12).
The Knights displayed a balanced offense and polished off the Scorpions in straight sets (25-12, 25-13, 25-16) to earn a championship plaque and advance to the state tournament for the first time in eight years.