The North Muskegon volleyball squad defeated Fennville on Monday night in three straight sets in the opening round of Division 3 district play.

The Norse won by service scores of 25-13, 25-8 and 25-14 to advance to the district semis.

Ellie Hayhurst paced North Muskegon offensively with 14 kills while Syann Fairfield added 10.

The Norse were paced defensively by Kasey Firestone and Kendal Hoppa with four digs apiece. Mackenzie Fris contributed with five aces.

North Muskegon will face Western Michigan Christian on Wednesday in the Division 3 district semifinals.