Thursday volleyball roundup: Oakridge and Pentwater remain unbeaten

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The Oakridge volleyball squad cruised past Grant in a three-set match on Thursday night.

The Eagles won by service scores of 25-13, 25-16 and 25-14 in non-league action.

Riann Fri led the way for Oakridge, finishing with 21 service points and six kills, while Saidee Raap chipped in with eight kills and Hayden Ruel dished out 22 assists.

Soley Seewald and Raap paced the Eagles defensively on the front line with five blocks apiece.

The Eagles improved to 2-0 overall and are 1-0 in conference play. 

HART 3, ORCHARD VIEW 0 – The Pirates won a non-league contest by scores of 25-21, 25-14 and 25-17.

Rylee Noggle paced Hart offensively with nine kills, while Cassidy Copenhaver added seven. Finley Kistler chipped in with 23 assists along with five aces.

The Pirates were led defensively by Ariana Borrego with 12 digs while Audrey Aerts added 10.

Hart is now 3-2 on the season and 0-1 in West Michigan Conference play.

Orchard View, which is now 1-4 overall on the season, was paced defensively by Kaelyn McNarland with 17 digs.

 PENTWATER 3, BRETHREN 1– The Falcons remained undefeated this season, picking up a conference victory Thursday night.

Pentwater won the match by scores of 25-21, 28-30, 25-15, and 25-18. 

Mikaylyn Kenny paced the Falcons with 16 kills and six aces. Crista Cluchey also pitched in with 10 kills and Haidyn Adams dished out 25 assists.

Kenney anchored the Falcons defensively with 20 digs, Cluchey finished the night with 12 and Jocelyn Richison had 10. 

The Falcons are now 2-0 overall on the season.

GRAND HAVEN 3, EAST KENTWOOD 0– The Bucs won their O-K Red Conference opener in three straight sets on Thursday.

Grand Haven won by close service scores of 25-20, 25-23 and 25-22.

Tessa Winklemean, Ashlyn Pahl, and Lexie Kallio led a well-balanced Bucs offensive attack.

The Bucs improved to 12-6 overall and 1-0 in conference action.

MONA SHORES 3, MUSKEGON 0– The Sailors remained undefeated in O-K Green Conference play with a victory in straight sets with scores of 25-8, 25-11 and 25-13. 

Brooke LeRoux paced a well-balanced Sailors attack with nine aces, while Anabeth Hylland chipped in with 7. Grace Norris dished out 14 assists.

LeRoux led the way for Mona Shores defensively with four digs, while Bri Wade and Norris finished the night with three apiece. 

The Sailors improved to 8-1 overall and 3-0 in conference action, while Muskegon fell to 0-7 overall. 

RAVENNA 3, SHELBY 2 – The Bulldogs won a five-set West Michigan Conference clash on Thursday night.

Ella Olmstead had nine kills for the Tigers, while Kendall Zoulek contributed with five. Lauren Dean chipped in with 15 assists and Kendall Zoulek had 39 digs along with seven aces.

Shelby’s Morgan Weirich also had 31 digs to pair with five aces.

HOLLAND CHRISTIAN 3, FRUITPORT 2– The Trojans had a 2-0 lead, but lost the last three sets to fall in a five-set contest on Thursday in O-K Green Conference play.

The service scores were 25-22, 38-36, 19-25, 12-25 and 10-15.

The Trojans were paced by Brooke Sieplinga with 13 kills, while Jenna VanderVelde dished out 37 assists. 

Sarah Zeilinski anchored the Trojans defense with 23 digs, while Kylie Rudolph finished the night with 22. 

The Trojans fell to 2-10 overall and 0-3 in conference play.

COOPERSVILLE 3, SPRING LAKE 1 – The Lakers lost on Thursday in O-K Blue Conference play by scores of 25-18, 22-25, 5-25 and 15-25.

Alicia Mumby led Spring Lake 11 kills while Emma Nicles had eight.

The Lakers were paced defensively by Meah Bajt with 15 digs. Kendra Kieft added 14 digs and five aces.

Spring Lake is now 0-5 overall and 0-2 in league action.

FRUITPORT CALVARY 3, BLACK RIVER 1 – The Eagles knocked off Holland Black River in a four-set match on Thursday night.

Logan Burgess had four aces on the evening, while Bekah Dukes had three aces along with 24 assists.

Emmalee Dykman led the way for the Eagles offensively with 11 kills and seven aces.

Fruitport Calvary was paced defensively Dykman with 12 digs while Meghan Johnson contributed with nine.

 

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