The Holton volleyball team kicked off the 2017 season by winning one of three matches on Saturday.

The Red Devils beat Manistee 27-26, 25-19, then dropped matches to Hesperia (25-22, 25-18) and Western Michigan Christian 25-13, 25-18).

Morgan Murat paced Holton with seven kills while Karlee Bates added six. Karlee Piper served five aces, Paige Byrnes had eight assists and Haylee Brant contributed 15 digs.

Bates also had three blocks for the Red Devils.