Tag: Centennial Volleyball

Volleyball Moves onto Sectional Finals

Words: Zach Grable

On Monday, November 7, the Centennial Eagles Girls’ Varsity Volleyball team took on the Wilde Lake Wildecats for the second round of playoffs.

The Wildecats were no match for the Eagles’ fierce defending, led by seniors Gabby Fairley and Camryn Allen, and aggressive attacking, led by senior Rachel Mathew. Centennial was ahead for all of the first set and secured the first set, 25-17.

Clutch plays by Allen and sophomore Camila Cavero helped keep the Eagles up in the second set as well. Wilde Lake put little pressure on Centennial as the second set turned out to be another unchallenging win, 25-16.

The Eagles sealed the win by winning the third set, 25-16. They outmatched the Wildecats both offensively and defensively.

The Eagles will be facing off against their biggest rival, Mount Hebron, on Wednesday, November 9, for the Sectional Finals.

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Volleyball Defeats Hebron in 3A Playoffs

Words: Sandy Eichhorn

Photos: Izzie Chausse

On Monday, November 9, Centennial Volleyball conquered Mt. Hebron in the second round of playoffs.

In the first set, the Vikings came out strong, and the Eagles were quickly down 4-7.  As the set progressed, the Eagles were able to come back and win off of a kill from junior Rachel Mathew.

Entering the second set, the Eagles capitalized on their lead and defeated the Vikings 25-19 off of a kill from junior Gabby Fairley.

The Eagles were up two sets to none, and had a lot of momentum in the third set. The Eagles impressed the crowd by winning the third and final set 25-11 when senior Emily Allen nailed the ball onto the Hebron side.

The Eagles will take on River Hill on Wednesday, November 11.

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Volleyball Loses to Howard on Senior Night

Words: Sandy Eichhorn

Photos: Izzie Chausse

On Thursday, October 29, 2015, Centennial’s Varisty Volleyball team honored their seniors against Howard. The Eagles honored seniors Emily Allen, Taylor Anderson, Sam Hamshey, Liz Kwon, and Ally Rice. Along with the players, senior managers Jordan Ciraolo and Emily Davis were also recognized for their dedication to the team.

The Eagles came out strong in the first set and beat Howard, but fell to the Lions during the second set.

The Eagles were winning two sets to one entering into the fourth set, but Howard was able to defeat the Eagles in both the fourth and fifth set, winning the game.

The Eagles finished their season with a 10-3 record, and are preparing for playoffs.

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Centennial Summer Sport Camps

Words: Michael Moore

Over the summer of 2015, the Centennial Boosters and the Athletic Department will be holding various instructional sports camps. These camps are run by Centennial coaches and players, and are for students in elementary and middle school.

The boys’ basketball team will be holding two sessions of their camp. The first one is June 22 – June 26. The second session will be July 6-July 10, which will be held from. The camp is run by the coaching staff and is one of the most popular Centennial camps.

The girls’ basketball camp is from July 13-July 17. The camp will be held at Centennial High School and is run by the coaches and returning players.

They boys’ and girls’ lacrosse camps will be held June 29-July 3. They are run by the varsity coaching staff of both teams, current players, and alumni. Both camps are from.

The cross country camp will have two different sessions. The first session will take place from June 22-June26, and the second from July 27-July 31.

The soccer camp will be held from August 3-6 and will be held at Centennial High School. The camp is run by the girls’ head coach and returning varsity players.

The softball camp will be on June 22-June 26. The camp works to develop softball skills and provides a way for incoming freshmen and younger players to meet the coaches.

The volleyball camp will be held from July 20-July 23. This is the first year that Coach Bossom has had a camp, and the camp will be great for players working on their fundamentals.

These camps are a great way for athletes to gain valuable knowledge from experienced coaches. It also gives the coaches a way to scout players that will be coming in the future.

More information can be found on the boosters website:


Eagles’ Volleyball Battles it Out With the Vikings

Words: Michael Moore

On Thursday, October 9, the Centennial volleyball team traveled to Mount Hebron to face the Vikings in a crucial county matchup.

The first set saw Centennial shooting out of the gates, climbing to a 8-0 lead early on. Senior Meghan Kelley and junior Emily Allen led the charge for the Eagles in the first set. However, the home Vikings found their stride and gained lots of momentum to pull away with the victory in the first set 25-15.

Putting the first set behind them, the Eagles rebounded in the second set. Allen, Kelley, and senior Monika Buczak performed very well, and helped the Eagles take the second frame 25-17.

With a large, rowdy crowd on hand, and a tied up game, the atmosphere in the gym was electric, and the stage was set for an exciting end to the game.

The third set was back and forth all the way through. Kelly and Allen continued their fantastic performances, making big plays to keep Centennial in the hunt. Both teams exchanged leads, with the Eagles coming back to tie the set at 24 all. During the tiebreaker, the lead continued to go back and forth, until the Vikings snuck by with the 29-27 win.

The final stage was set for this fantastic game. The crowd was energized and ready to go. The fourth set was the same as most of the game. The Vikings held a slight advantage, but the Eagles were not far behind. Kelley was making big plays like she had been all night, and, with sophomore Sabrina Han setting her up nicely, she continued to score points. Senior Chloe Attram also stepped up in the last frame, scoring quite a few crucial points. In the end though, the Eagles fell 25-23, and lost the game 3 sets to 1. The Eagles fought hard throughout the entire contest, and showed some very good teamwork.

The Eagles will look to rebound on October 14 as the travel to Howard for an important game against the Lions.

Final Sports Results for the Week

Words: Giana Han

Golf: Both the boys’ and girls’ golf team are enjoying a successful season, and they each added another win to their record on September 26.  The boys are 7-3, and the girls have an outstanding record of 8-2.

Volleyball:  The volleyball team is currently undefeated against in-county teams.  The Eagles lost one set to River Hill on September 23, but they were able to win the match, keeping their number of losses at zero.  Centennial is currently 5-0 and has the best in-county record.  The JV team is 4-1, having lost to River Hill on September 23.

Football: The football team lost to River Hill at home on September 26.  This loss brings their record to 0-4.  The JV team also has a record of 0-4.

Soccer: The Varsity Centennial boys’ soccer team beat Oakland Mills 2-1 on September 23.  The JV team also played Oakland Mills and dominated the game with a victory of 8-0.  Their records are 2-3 and 3-0-2 respectively.  The girls’ Varsity team currently has a winning in-county record after recording a W against Oakland Mills which brought their record to 3-2.  The JV girls’ team has a record of 1-3-1.  The Allied soccer team has played against River Hill, Glenelg, and Atholton.  Their next game is at Hammond.

Field Hockey:  On September 26, the Eagles beat the Long Reach Lightning at home, bringing their record up to 3-2.

Cross Country: The cross country teams ran at Bull Run on September 26.  Two girls placed in the top 25 in the girls’ Elite group.  Shreya Nalubola came in second with a time of 19:15, and Devin McIntyre came in seventh after running the course in 20:09.  In the boys’ race, Will Jackson was the only runner from Centennial to place in the top 25 for the boys’ Large group, and he placed twenty-second with a time of 18:10.9.


Scores and records based off of CountySportsZone.com, mdtiming.com and information provided by team members.