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Girls Junior Varsity Volleyball, Girls Varsity Volleyball · Volleyball Advances to District Finals vs Grant

The rivalry between Newaygo and Grant will continue tonight as both volleyball teams are set to play for the District Championship at Fremont High School. The game will start at 7:00pm and will crown a District Champion.

The Lady Lions defeated Sparta in the district semi-final last night by the scores of 25-19, 22-25, 23-25, 25-19, 16-14

Kaitlyn Gribowski and Jenna Janke each had 14 kills and 1 block on the night.  Jenna also had 14 points on her serve.  Dana duChemin had 17 points,  2 aces and 28 assists.  Madison Bush added 5 kills, 9 points, a block and many good serve receptions. Tahya Briggs added 16 points, 4 kills and 1.5 blocks.  Daisy Hagen added 3 digs, 6 points, 1 ace and led the team on serve receive. Karlie Bourdon racked up 10 points and 1 ace. Leandra Mackenna, Lexi Brocker and Viviana Hernandez rounded out the defense with some solid passing.
“I was very happy with how we played together as a team and got the win to move us into the finals.  It’s been awhile since we have won a district match and the girls were extremely excited to finish on top last night.  The matches were close and there was a lot of energy in the gym.  I was happy to see us keep our focus and execute our game plan.  We look forward to meeting up with Grant tonight and be playing for the District title.” –
Coach duChemin.7