Local Sports Journal

NorthPointe Tournament

Western Michigan Christian fell in the quarterfinals of the NorthPointe Tournament on Tuesday. The Warriors split all three of their pool play matches, ultimately finishing with a 5-1-3 record.

“This was a very competitive tournament pool,” said WMC head coach Ed Bailey. “In all the years that I have coached volleyball, I have never seen a pool where there weren’t any wins or losses.”

“Many of our players gained valuable confidence in their play.”


Western Michigan Christian s. Lansing Christian 23-25, 25-17

WMC s. Thornapple Kellogg 25-21, 24- 25

WMC s. Lowell 20-25, 25-23


Lowell d. WMC 25-18, 25-21

WMC stats

ACES: Emma Rudd 5, Mikaela Erickson 3, Miranda Shafer, Bronte Michura 2, Ashly Schuitema 2, Gracie Snuffer 2. KILLS: Cassie Kingma 22, Bronte Michura 20, Ashly Schuitema 18, Miranda Shafer 13, Mikaela Erickson 2, Emma Rudd 1. ASSISTS: Miranda Shafer 57. DIGS: Ashly Schuitema 34, Bronte Michura 33, Emma Rudd 21, Gracie Snuffer 15, Miranda Schafer 15. BLOCKS: Cassie Kingma 3, Amber Sandin 3, Jessie Eekhoff 2, Ashly Schuitema 1, Bronte Michura 1, Kayla Kilgore 1