Fruitport’s hopes of taking home another Lakes Eight Conference volleyball title took a hit on Tuesday as the Trojans lost to Grant in a very competitive five-game match.
The Tigers, who have also defeated Spring Lake this fall, won the match, 18-25, 25-16, 19-25, 25-21, 15-9.
Emily Pieczynski led the Trojans with eight kills to go along with 11 digs and six aces.
Claire McWilliams added seven kills, two aces and six digs.
Bre Bo had 28 assists and 17 digs, while Janelle Vest added 16 digs and a pair of aces.
SL SPIKES OV
Spring Lake’s varsity volleyball team turned in a strong performance against Lakes Eight Conference foe Orchard View on Tuesday, sweeping the Cardinals in three straight sets.
“As a team, we had good ball control and consistent serving,” said Lakers’ coach Sarah Bulthuis, whose team is now 13-2-1 overall and 1-1 in league play. “With the ball control, we were able to set up our offense and use all of our options.”
Kelsee Zuidema led the Lakers with nine kills, while Lydia Suchecki added six kills to go with five aces and 12 service points. Courtney Kyser provided three kills and four blocks, while Rachel Pennington had 15 digs.
Ashley Keena and Breanna Williams each had nine digs for the Lakers. Williams added three aces and 12 service points.
Junior Varsity: Spring Lake topped Orchard View, 25-13, 25-19. Bella LeRoux had four aces and three assists, while Aubrey Dunlap added three kills. Kilaurel Samp added three digs, while Katie Mumby had two blocks.
WMC TOPS GR PREP
They took a game to get warmed up, but the host Warriors came racing back for a 3-1 volleyball win Tuesday night over Grand Rapids Prep.
The Warriors dropped the first game, 25-20, but won the next three, 25-17, 25-12 and 25-14.
Maria Ma had 24 kills while Ashley Oosterhouse had 32 sets for the Warriors (9-6-1).