Thursday, October 26, 2017
Coopersville High School
Grant travelled to Coopersville to compete in a Quad on Thursday night. The night started against the Class C ranked Ravenna Bulldogs. Grant came out strong, winning 25-17, slowed in set two losing 17-25, but ultimately winning 15-9. The second match was against Class B ranked Coopersville. Grant served tough and was able to connect with junior middle Kylie Patton more frequently, leading to a 25-19, 25-17 win for the Tigers. The final match of the night was against Vicksburg Bulldogs. Grant came ready play, winning in two, 25-21, 25-17.
Strong hitting production came from Kylie Patton with 26 kills on the night, Olivia Keelean with 16, and Kendall Wilkerson with 11. Setter Nicole Whan assisted 74 kills and added 5 service aces. Jill Arends led the team in service aces with 6 on the night. Defensively the team was led by Taylor Wegener with 30 digs and Nicole Whan with 26.
The Tigers move to 34-12-5 on the season. They will be in action again this Saturday at Central Montcalm. Then home October 30 for Districts at 7 pm against Belding.