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  • Whitecaps give up late runs, fall at Lake County in extra innings after having early lead August 20, 2018
    LocalSportsJournal.com The West Michigan Whitecaps gave up four runs in the final five innings in a 5-4 ten inning loss at Lake County on Sunday night. All four of the Whitecap runs came in the fourth inning, starting when Colby …
    Jason Goorman
  • Mona Shores volleyball team has rough, winless day at Reeths-Puffer on Saturday August 20, 2018
    LocalSportsJournal.com The Mona Shores volleyball team went 0-4 on Saturday at the Reeths-Puffer Invitational, falling to North Muskegon, Whitehall, Flint Powers Catholic and Spring Lake. Emma Lynn led the Sailors with 29 kills and 19 digs while Sunya VanderOord added …
    Jason Goorman
  • Hesperia volleyball team fades after strong start in Holton tournament Saturday August 20, 2018
    LocalSportsJournal.com The Hesperia volleyball team went 2-2 at the Holton tournament on Saturday defeating Manistee and Holton before falling to Western Michigan Christian 25-20, 14-25, 17-15 and Ravenna 25-23, 25-18. Emily Bayle led the Panthers with 12 aces and 19 …
    Jason Goorman
  • Fruitport has a strong showing, winning Traverse City Central tournament August 20, 2018
    LocalSportsJournal.com The Fruitport volleyball team went undefeated on Saturday and took home the tournament championship at Traverse City Central. The Trojans defeated Pine River 24-14, 25-11, Klkaska 25-7, 25-6, Midland 25-17, 25-23, NorthPointe Christian 22-25, 26-24, 15-9, and Caledonia 25-18, …
    Jason Goorman
  • Jenna Core helped pace the Lakers to a 4-1 day at Reeths-Puffer tournament August 20, 2018
    LocalSportsJournal.com The Spring Lake volleyball team went 4-1 at the Reeths-Puffer tournament on Saturday, defeating Flint Powers Catholic 25-12, 25-20, Reeths-Puffer 25-14, 25-9, North Muskegon 25-21, 25-18, and Mona Shores 25-16, 25-18, before falling to North Muskegon 26-24, 28-26 in …
    Jason Goorman
  • Holton bounces back after dropping first two matches of home tournament August 20, 2018
    LocalSportsJournal.com The Holton volleyball team went 2-2 in a home tournament on Saturday, losing to Hesperia 25-20, 14-25, 8-15 and Ravenna 25-22, 21-25, 12-15 before defeating Manistee 25-18, 25-23, 15-12 and Newaygo 22-25, 25-23, 15-12. Paige Byrnes led the Red …
    Jason Goorman
  • Grand Haven goes 3-1 behind 44 assists from Samantha Boove Saturday August 20, 2018
    LocalSportsJournal.com The Grand Haven volleyball team went 3-1 on Saturday, defeating St. Joseph 25-12, 25-11, Grand Ledge 25-18, 25-8 and South Christian 25-12, 25-18 before falling to Lowell 25-22, 25-19. Leading the Bucs was Sarah Knoll with 23 kills and …
    Jason Goorman
  • Western Michigan Christian goes 4-0 to take Holton Invitational title Saturday August 20, 2018
    LocalSportsJournal.com The Western Michigan Christian volleyball team won the Holton Invitational on Saturday, defeating Newaygo 25-23, 25-12, Oakridge 25-20, 23-25, 15-6, Hesperia 25-18, 14-25, 17-15 before defeating Hesperia 25-23, 25-18 in the championship. Anna Sytsema led the Warriors with 31 …
    Jason Goorman
  • Western Michigan Christian volleyball team goes 3-1-1 in opening tournament August 20, 2018
    LocalSportsJournal.com The Western Michigan Christian volleyball team finished third on Friday in the WMVOA volleyball tournament. The Warriors defeated Thornapple Kellogg 25-16, 25-18, Hopkins 25-18, 27-26 and Saranac 25-22, 10-25, 15-13 while splitting with Lansing Catholic 25-14, 16-25 before losing …
    Jason Goorman
  • Montague volleyball team goes 3-0 before falling to Grant in bracket play Friday August 20, 2018
    LocalSportsJournal.com The Montague volleyball team went 3-1 on Friday, defeating Comstock Park 25-13, 25-13, Pewamo Westphalia 20-25, 25-13 and Zeeland West 20-25, 25-17 before falling to Grant 26-24, 25-15 in bracket play. Reilly Murphy led the Wildcats with 38 kills …
    Jason Goorman