Westminster, Bel Air, Hereford and Crofton move up; Liberty debuts


Annapolis Area Christian School, the IAAM B Conference team with an impressive resume, continues its surprising 2021 season as they have moved into Top 5 in the VSN Volleyball Week 6 Top 20.

The rest of the Top 5 remained the same, with Maryvale Prep still at No. 1, followed by No. 2 Arundel, No. 3 Broadneck and No. 4 Howard.

Hereford and Crofton also made big moves, into the Top 10, while Liberty debuted at No. 19.

Here is the complete Week 6 VSN Volleyball Top 20:


1. MARYVALE PREP

Record: 11-0

Previous rank: 1

Note: Lions keep dominating all comers.


2. ARUNDEL

Record: 8-1

Previous rank: 2

Note: Wildcats battling for spot in Anne Arundel County title match.


3. BROADNECK

Record: 8-1

Previous rank: 3

Note: Bruins have been dominant in winning six in a row.


4. HOWARD

Record: 12-0

Previous rank: 4

Note: Lions finally played five sets, but remain undefeated.


5. ANNAPOLIS AREA CHRISTIAN SCHOOL

Record: 11-1

Previous rank: 6

Note: Area’s biggest surprise is win away from undefeated league season.


6. WESTMINSTER

Record: 10-1

Previous rank: 8

Note: Owls closing in on Carroll County championship.


7. RESERVOIR

Record: 8-1

Previous rank: 9

Note: Gators have big home match with River Hill Tuesday.


8. BEL AIR

Record: 6-0

Previous rank: 8

Note: Bobcats host No. 18 Bohemia Manor on Tuesday in first-place battle in UCBAC.


9. HEREFORD

Record: 10-1

Previous rank: 13

Note: Bulls have reached 10 wins.


10. CROFTON

Record: 9-1

Previous rank: 14

Note: Cardinals continue to impress in inaugural season.


11. RIVER HILL

Record: 8-2

Previous rank: 5

Note: After starting season 8-0, Hawks have dropped two consecutive.


12. SEVERNA PARK

Record: 5-3

Previous rank: 7

Note: Falcons seeking to shake lose one, win one pattern over their last six.


13. ARCHBISHOP SPALDING

Record: 7-5

Previous rank: 11

Note: Cavaliers have suddenly lost three of four.


14. MCDONOGH SCHOOL

Record: 8-3

Previous rank: 15

Note: Eagles have held serve with three straight wins.


15. ST. JOHN’S CATHOLIC PREP

Record: 8-3

Previous rank: 16

Note: The Vikings seeking to lock down 2nd seed for IAAM B Tournament.


16. CENTENNIAL

Record: 9-3

Previous rank: 17

Note: Eagles currently have share of third place in Howard County.


17. GLENELG

Record: 7-4

Previous rank: 18

Note: Gladiators hoping two wins last week will get their season rolling again.


18. BOHEMIA MANOR

Record: 9-0

Previous rank: 19

Note: Eagles remain unbeaten with six matches left.


19. LIBERTY

Record: 6-1

Previous rank: Not ranked

Note: The Lions only loss has come against No. 6 Westminster.


20. CENTURY

Record: 6-2

Previous rank: 10

Note: Liberty hands the Knights second loss.