Grant 3 Big Rapids 0
The Grant Varsity Volleyball team started its conference play on the road with a 3-0 sweep of Big Rapids.
The Tigers came out strong winning set one 25-5 with 8 kills coming from junior Middle Hitter Kylie Patton. In set two, Grant continued to dominate with strong contributions from Olivia Keelean and Taylor Wegener at the outside hitter positions, winning 25-13. Set three played a little closer, but Grant proved to be the stronger team ending the match with a 25-22 win.
Patton finished with 16 kills, Keelean notched 8 and Taylor Wegener added 5. Jill Arends and Nicole Whan each tallied 13 digs with Whan also leading the team in assists setting up 34 of the team’s 36 kills. Kirtyn Throop led servers with 5 aces and Brooklyn Pressler added 3.
The Tigers, 1-0 in conference play and 11-4-3 overall for the season will be back on the court Saturday when they compete in the Fruitport tournament at Fruitport High School.