“I saw really good leadership from our seniors and letter winners,” Fruitport coach Nicole Bayle said. “Our serving and passing was really what kept us alive. There was a huge improvement from our new middles, Autumn Winger and Rachael Folkmier. They really have been working hard to improve and it showed (Saturday).”
In the finals, Bayle said the Trojans had a plan in tact to combat the skills of Bucs’ talented 6-foot-5 junior Abby Cole.
“Abby is a great player,” Bayle said. “Our plan was to keep the ball away from her and force them out of their rhythm. We wanted our kids to know that she is going to get her kills and we just had to weather the storm when she is in the front row.”
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