Roundup: Lakeview improves SMAC record to 4-2

After a week off, the Spartans didn't miss a step, beat Loy Norrix 3-0



KALAMAZOO –  Lakeview (24-11) extends its Southwestern Michigan Athletic Conference record to 4-2 after a 25-10, 25-19, 25-23 sweep at Loy Norrix, Wednesday night.

Sidney Schiller had 13 kills, two blocks and nine digs; Rose Tecumseh had 10 kills and an ace; Karlie Kucharczyk added 10 kills, three blocks and 17 digs for the Spartans. Emma Morey had a team high 34 assists along with an ace; and Hayden Markos pitched in eight digs.

“It was a good night for the team, we haven’t played in a week, so it was really good to get back into the rhythm of playing again,” Lakeview coach Heather Sawyer said.


PENNFIELD 3, (AT) JACKSON NORTHWEST 0: Pennfield won in three, 25-23, 25-18 and 25-15 over Interstate Eight Conference opponent Jackson Northwest. Leading the Panthers in kills were Jaylyn Shepard and Melanie McIntyre with 13 and eight respectively. Taylor Baird had a team high 16 digs, and Shelby Smyers had seven more.

(AT) MARSHALL 3, HASTINGS 0: Marshall won the Interstate Eight Conference game in straight sets, 25-15, 25-9 and 25-13. Chloe Webber had nine kills and three blocks; Mackenzie Benham had eight kills, six aces and seven digs; Makenzie Bonnell and Rachel Rocco each had 17 assists; while Madi Ducheney led her team with 12 kills.

BELLEVUE QUAD: Colon went 0-3, losing to Climax-Scotts (21-25, 25-23, 13-25), St. Philip (10-25, 17-25), and Bellevue (17-25, 24-26). Jayden Breneman had four aces and 11 digs; Brooke Hinkley had seven kills and 10 digs; Gretta Minor contributed eight kills and 19 digs; Brianna Vinson added four kills and 22 assists; while Sydney Tomlinson had 18 digs for the Magi.

BRONSON QUAD: Bronson defeated Parchment (25-10, 25-14, 25-15), and Buchanan (25-19, 25-12, 25-10). Leading the Vikings were Kiana Mayer with five blocks, 10 kills and 71 assists; Jill Pyles had 23 kills and six blocks; Allison Sikorski added 14 kills and 10 digs.

UNION CITY 3, (AT) READING 0 (TUE.): Union City swept reading, 25-10, 25-15 and 25-18, improving its record to 12-14-2. Rachel Wing had 11 kills, four blocks, four aces and nine digs for the Chargers. Haley McIntosh added a team high 12 kills; Cassie Thorpe had 23 assists and six digs; while Ryleigh Shaffer led Union City in digs with 16.

(AT) JONESVILLE 3, ATHENS 0 (TUE.): Athens (14-13-4) lost 17-25, 19-25 and 15-25. Leading the way for the Indians were Aubrey Cole with 20 digs; Rachel Nobach with seven kills and 11 digs; Tayler Eutsey had six kills and 11 digs; Lexi Goss with six kills and five blocks; Josie Lamson had 15 assists and seven digs.

(AT) QUINCY 3, HOMER 1 (TUE.): After losing the first set, 15-25, Quincy rallied back to win three in a row, 25-16, 25-21 and 25-17. The Orioles were led by Allison Parshall who had 37 assists and nine digs; Hannah Economou with 13 kills and eight digs; Victoria Waligora added 11 kills, four aces and four digs.


(AT) COLDWATER 4, JACKSON NORTHWEST 0 (TUE.): Coldwater (17-2-1) broke the school record for most wins in a season after shutting out Jackson Northwest in the first round of the Interstate Eight Conference Gold Division tournament.

Mana Ahmed, Mohamed Nagi, Jonathon Brownell and Ben Fagen all found the back of the net for the Cardinals. Balal Nasser was in net, but was not bothered all night, as he did not see a single shot on target on the way to Coldwater’s 14th shutout of the year.

The championship is set, as the Div. 2 eighth-ranked Cardinals will face Div. 2 10th-ranked Marshall on Oct. 13.

Thomas Miller can be reached at tmiller@battlecreekenquirer.com or 269-966-0652. Follow him on Twitter:@millertime_35


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