Volleyball to resume Friday; 2A soccer moves to Friday and Saturday


With a wintry weather mix falling around the Baltimore/Washington metro region, closing many school systems Thursday, the state public playoff schedule has been altered.

The 1A state volleyball final four scheduled for Thursday will now take place Friday at the University of Maryland’s Ritchie Coliseum. Perryville plays Washington County’s Clear Spring in the first semi at 5 p.m. followed by Western Tech and southern Maryland’s Lackey.

The Class 2A soccer finals, set for Thursday will be play Friday and Saturday. Friday at 3:30 p.m., No. 4 River Hill will take on Frederick County’s Walkersville in the 2A girls final. The 4A finals will follow with Frederick County’s Urbana and Montgomery County’s Whitman in the boys’ title match and No. 9 Perry Hall and Whitman vying for the girls’ championship.

Saturday at 11 a.m., top-ranked River Hill boys play Frederick County’s Oakdale for the 2A title. The 1A finals follow with 13th-ranked Patterson Mill and Loch Raven boys at 1 and five-time defending champ and second-ranked Sparrows Point and Washington County’s Smithsburg in the girls final at 3.

Defending champ and No. 4 C. Milton Wright takes on Montgomery County’s Magruder in the 3A boys final at 5, and, at 7, Calvert County’s Northern and Frederick County’s Thomas Johnson meet for the 3A girls crown.