Panthers sweep their way to the state semifinals
The Panthers captured their seventh-straight region title with a 3-0 sweep of North Dorchester in the 1A East Region Final on Friday.
The Panthers won by set scores of 25-8, 25-12 and 2512.
Jordan Carr led Perryville with 19 assists, five digs, three aces and three blocks. Rebecca Holman recorded 12 kills and six blocks, Hailey Jones had six aces and four digs and Brooke Reynolds added five aces, four digs, two kills, two blocks and two assists.
The Panthers advance to face South Region champion Frederick Douglass at 8 p.m. Wednesday at Ritchie Coliseum at University of Maryland. 2A East Region Volleyball Final Rising Sun 3, Queen Anne’s 0
The Tigers advance to the 2A state semifinals for the fifth straight year after defeating visiting Queen Anne’s in straight sets, 2515, 25-20 and 25-9.
Senior Mackenzie Blevins led Rising Sun with 13 kills, 10 assists, three digs and three aces. Emily Jackson recorded a teamhigh 15 assists, along with three aces, three kills and two digs. Sophia Eckerd added six kills, one dig and one block.
The Tigers advance to face South Region Champion La Plata at 8 p.m. tonight at University of Maryland’s Ritchie Coliseum.