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Niles, Buchanan volleyball teams go 4-1 at tournaments

Published 2:07pm Sunday, August 25, 2013

RICHLAND — The Niles varsity volleyball team went 4-1 at the Gull Lake Invitational Friday.

The Vikings defeated Battle Creek Lakeview (2-0), Vicksburg (2-0), Kalamazoo Loy Norrix (2-0) and Schoolcraft (2-0) in pool play.

In Gold Division single elimination play, Niles was defeated by Lakeview 2-1.

“I was extremely pleased and excited about the outcome of our opening day,” Niles coach Jenny Nate said. “The girls exceeded my expectations and we are fired up to move forward.”


Niles statistics


Kelsey Barton 29

Megan Kohler 25

Kierra Fillwock 21

Cortney Nixon 16

Maggie Hoff 14

Miranda Baker 14



Miranda Baker 41

Fillwock 21

Lexi Smith 15

Jazmin Brann 14

Kohler 13



Baker 9

Brann 7

Fillwock 5

Kohler 3

Barton 3



Kelsey Barton 94



Hoff 29

Olivia Jordan 22

Nixon 22

Baker 16

Fillwock 15


St. Philip tourney

BATTLE CREEK — The Buchanan volleyball team went 4-1 at the Battle Creek St. Philip Tournament Saturday.

The Bucks defeated Quincy (2-0), Leeland (2-0), Camfront (2-0) and Union City (2-0) in pool and power play.

In the Gold Pool it was defeated by perennial powerhouse and host St. Philip 25-18 and 25-23.


Buchanan statistics

Rachel Bonek: 42 kills, 9 blocks, 30 digs, 6 aces

Chelsey Bennett: 11 kills 1 block 2 assists 2 digs

Clara Cornwell: 24 digs 1 ace

Alexis Meahl 11: kills 2 blocks 4 digs

Jada Meahl: 4 kills 9 aces

Bayley McCarty: 5 digs

Franki Strefling: 33 kills 37 digs 6 aces

Britta Mollberg: 2 kills 6 aces 91 assists 8 digs

Liz Kuntz: 8 kills 7 blocks

Taylor Reed: 19 digs 3 aces

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