CENTURY D. MARRIOTTS RIDGE, 3-2: The host Mustangs (9-9) were a little bigger, quicker, and stronger. But the Knights (9-8) bounced back from several deficits and simply outlasted the home team.
Century moves on to the Class 2A West Region finals for the first time in five years.
The Knights lost four five-set matches during the regular season, but its strong effort Wednesday night led to a 25-22, 22-25, 25-23, 20-25, 15-10 victory over Marriotts Ridge in the Class 2A West Section 2 final.
Century heads to Williamsport for the region final Friday. The Wildcats beat Mountain Ridge in the Section 1 final.
NO. 4 ARUNDEL D. SEVERNA PARK, 3-0: The host Wildcats (14-3) pulled away from the Falcons (8-6) in a Class 4A East Section I final.
Kiera Holtsclaw had seven kills, Mackenzie Meehan had six aces and Alicia Eldredge had five kills for Arundel, which won, 25-15, 25-11, 25-17.
“They kept it close in the beginning,” Wildcats coach Ashley Yuscavage said.
PATTERSON MILL D. HAVRE DE GRACE, 3-0: The visiting Huskies (4-12) came back in the third set to beat the Warriors (8-5) in a Class 1A North Section I final.
Patterson Mill won, 25-18, 25-19, 25-22. Rachel Gileza had five aces and Caitlin Ryan had four for the Huskies.