Cloud Finishes Successful Season With District LossThe Indians ended their season with a loss in the first round of districts to a tough Shelby team. Leading scorers were Isabel Karnes with 7 points and Elexis Plotts with 4. Olivia Bowman led with 5 kills followed by Allison Schulz with 4. Plottsalso led in digs with 13 while Bowman helped out with 10. Alexis Strait had 12 assists and was second on the team in blocks with 2. She followed Hailey Clifford who led the team with 5 blocks.
“I'm very happy with how far we have come this season,” said Coach Desirae Strait. “ We fought a lot of adversity throughout the season and were able to fight back in some very difficult situations.”
White Cloud ends the season with a 19-13 records and 2nd place in the conference.
Tigers Sweep Knights In District Opener
Hosts to face Pack, Lions take on Spartans in Wednesday Semis
The Grant Tigers have had their share of success this season filling some spots in the trophy case and picking up another conference title.
Now they have their eyes on a District crown and the trip to the Orchard View Regional that comes with it.
Monday night they took the first step toward that goal by sweeping past the Belding Black Knights 25-12, 25-17, 25-17.
Olivia Keelean led the Tigers with 15 kills while Kylie Patton contributed 13 and Nicole Whan added 39 assists. Defensively Taylor Wegener led the team with 11 digs, followed by Jill Arends and Keelean each with 7 digs. Patton added 3 blocks at the net.
The service line offered an opportunity for aces. Jill Arends had 3 aces, Kendall Wilkerson, Whan, and Keelean tallied 2 aces each, and Brooklyn Presler added one.
The Tigers move on to the District semi-finals against Fremont on Wednesday night at at 7pm. preceded by the Newaygo/Sparta match at 5:30pm. Both contests will be held at Grant Middle School with the winners to face off Thursday at 7pm for the title.