The Eagle’s volleyball team faced off against the Wildecats at Wilde Lake High School on September 24, 2013. After an intense match that went to five sets, the Eagles lost two sets to three against Wilde Lake.
Wilde Lake started the match out strong in the first set and gained an early lead. The Eagles managed to tie the set at 19-all, but came up short, losing the set 25-21.
Centennial took the lead in the second set and kept it through most of the set. At 23-19, a yellow card was given to the Wilde Lake coach who argued a point too far with the referees, giving Centennial a point. Camryn Allen served the final serve of the set, the ball came back over, and Meghan Kelley won the set point with a tip over the block.
The third set went to the Eagles, as well, with Allen serving out the final points. The fourth set started with Centennial up two games to one. However, the momentum shifted, and Wilde Lake took the third set in a close game. The Eagles started out in the lead during the third set, but the Wildecats were able to tie it at 17 points. Wilde Lake then gained a lead, and the Eagles’ efforts were not quite enough to catch up. The fourth set went to Wilde Lake, 25-22.
The Eagles started with the ball during the tie breaker. They won the first point and then lost the second rally. The serve went to Wilde Lake who then took the lead, and the Eagles were not able to take it back before Wilde Lake scored the fifteenth, final point of the game. They lost the set 15-9 points, and the match 3-2.
The Centennial volleyball team is now 2-3 and will play Oakland Mills at Centennial High School on Thursday.