Prep volleyball: Rayders split league tri-match; Ramblers, Hornets winners
The Rayders defeated Harbor Springs, 25-13, 25-16, 25-16, as Gloria Greene added 14 assists and 16 digs, while Katie Paramo was perfect serving and added 11 digs. Cassidy Peebles also was perfect from the serving line and added four aces, while Jessica Paramo was credited with strong play from the setter position.
For the Rayders, 23-15-6 overall, 9-3 league, Pearsall had 18 kills and 12 digs, while Boss added 17 digs, 12 kills and two aces and Greene had 22 assists, 19 digs and two aces. Jennaca Holecheck had 16 digs, while Katie Paramo was perfect serving.
GRAYLING — Kylie Hicks had 17 kills and 13 digs as Boyne City topped Grayling, 25-16, 26-24, 25-10, Tuesday in a Lake Michigan Conference match.
Also for Boyne City, 26-11-4 overall, 11-3 league, Heather Nichols had 30 assists, while Erin Baker added 18 digs.
Courtney Weldon, Rainy McCune, Mallory Karawzaski and McCune were all perfect serving.
“The girls played well tonight,” Boyne City coach Casie Parker said.
“We got the momentum early, which led to us being able to try some new things before districts. Defensively Courtney Weldon and Erin Baker passed very well.”
HARBOR SPRINGS — Senior Courtney Blair had 12 aces, 11 assists and three kills as Harbor Light Christian topped Wolverine, 25-18, 25-13, 25-18, Tuesday in a Northern Lakes Conference match.
With the win, the Swordsmen improve to 12-14 overall, 9-0 league.
Also for Harbor Light, Emily Lechowicz had four aces and three kills, while Abby Johnson added seven assists and six kills. Annie Fila had seven digs and three kills and Ashley Osborn had 16 digs and was perfect from the serving line.
Lancers top Alba
ELLSWORTH — Kari Steenwyk had 15 kills and nine digs as Ellsworth improved to 9-3 overall, 8-1 league with a Northern Lakes Conference win Tuesday.
Also for the Lancers, Tara Essenberg had 15 kills, while Whitney Heard had 17 assists and 11 digs and Ashley Drenth and Carissa Karavas had five aces apiece.
Karavas also was perfect serving.