Regional playoff seeds announced for Howard County volleyball teams

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The Maryland Public Schools Secondary Athletic Association released the postseason brackets for volleyball on Monday.

In Class 2A West Region II, Glenelg (7-7) is the top seed and has a bye to the regional semifinals. It will face the winner of No. 4 seed Walkersville and No. 5 seed Middletown. No. 2 Hammond (7-7) also has a first-round bye and will play either No. 3 Poolesville or No. 6 Oakland Mills .


Centennial (14-0) is the top seed in Class 3A East Region I with a bye to the regional semifinals. They’ll face the winner of No. 4 Mt. Hebron (9-5) and No. 5 Howard (9-6), who play on Thursday. No. 2 Westminster also received a first-round bye to the regional semifinal. They’ll match up up against the winner of No. 3 Marriotts Ridge (9-4) and No. 6 Manchester Valley.

No. 1 Reservoir (12-2) has a first-round bye in Class 3A East Region II and faces the winner of No. 4 Wilde Lake (4-10) and No. 5 Atholton (3-11) in the semifinals. The Wildecats host the Raiders on Thursday. No. 2 River Hill (11-2) and No. 3 Long Reach (5-9) both received first-round byes and will match up in the regional semifinals against each other.


The regional semifinals are scheduled for Nov. 7 with the regional finals on Nov. 9.

All eight regional champions will then be reseeded for the state quarterfinals, which will be played on Nov. 11-12. State semifinals are scheduled for Nov. 14, with the state championships being played on Nov. 16-17 at APG Federal Credit Union Arena at Harford Community College.

Volleyball regional playoff seeds

Class 2A West

Region II: 1. Glenelg; 2. Hammond; 3. Poolesville; 4 Walkersville; 5. Middletown; 6. Oakland Mills

Class 3A East

Region I: 1. Centennial; 2. Westminster; 3. Marriotts Ridge; 4. Mt. Hebron; 5. Howard; 6. Manchester Valley

Region II: 1. Reservoir; 2. River Hill; 3. Long Reach; 4. Wilde Lake; 5. Atholton