Fruitport volleyball team holds a “Pink Out” match, defeats Reeths-Puffer

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The Fruitport volleyball team defeated Reeths-Puffer in four sets on Tuesday in their “Pink Out” game.

LSJ Logo incertThe Trojans won the first two sets by service scores of 25-20 and 25-15, lost the third frame 25-20 and then completed the O-K Black Conference win with a 25-18 victory in the fourth set.

Ally German led Fruitport with 19 kills while Kelsey Schultz added 17 digs. Kailey Carmean chipped in with 48 assists and eight digs for the Trojans and Katie Veihl had 11 digs and five aces.

The Trojans team wore all pink uniforms and raised money for breast cancer awareness and research.

Many teams adopt events like this, but for Fruitport it had special meaning as two faculty members, Elementary Principle Courtney Stahl and 7th Grade teacher Sue Goldberg are battling cancer and the students wanted to help however they could.

“Our kids have a real passion for their teachers,” said Fruitport coach Nicole Bayle. “I’m really proud that they understand the important things in life.”

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