EAST JORDAN — It took a couple sets, but in the end Charlevoix looked like their dominant selves in their second Lake Michigan Conference meet of the season on Thursday.
Madeline Boss was a key contributor for the Rayder volleyball team as Charlevoix beat East Jordan in three sets. Boss led the Rayders with 18 kills, while going 10-for-10 on serves.
“The second game was successful with great serving by Alexis Tribfelner and more assertive net play by our hitters winning 25-20,” Charlevoix coach Audra Randall said.
“The third game the girls were finally playing their game and everyone was getting involved with solid defensive work winning the match 25-13.”
Besides Boss for Charlevoix, Olivia Storm finished with 16 assists and 13-of-15 serving, Gloria Greene finished with 15 assists and 100 percent serving with one ace.
Emily Zobawa had four kills, Madi Carey and Jennaca Holecheck each had three kills, and Hannah Zipp and Kylie Scholten had two kills.
For East Jordan, playing in their league opening match, Bailey Sweeney led the Red Devils defensively and Katie Spence offensively.
East Jordan will play next against Kalkaska on Tuesday, Sept. 17, while Charlevoix travels to the Petoskey Invite this Saturday, Sept. 14.
Boyne City tops Kalkaska
KALKASKA — Kylie Hicks led the Boyne City volleyball team with nine kills to give the Ramblers a three set win over Lake Michigan Conference opponent Kalkaska Thursday.
The Ramblers won the first set 25-10, the second set 25-11 and third set 32-30, to move to 20-8 overall on the season.
Mallory Karasewski added eight kills, while Courtney Weldon had 12 digs and Erin Baker 11 digs. Heather Nichols added 31 setter assists and six ace serves.
Hicks, Weldon and Megan Rushlow were all 100 percent in serving on the night.
“First game went back and forth a lot then we managed to get the lead and finish,” Boyne City coach Casie Parker said. “I thought Megan and Kristen Rushlow played well tonight, as well as Mallory Karasewski.
The Ramblers will play next in the Petoskey Invitational on Saturday, Sept. 14, with matches beginning at 9 a.m. in the Petoskey High School gym.
Harbor Light wins
ALANSON — Annie Fila had four aces and eight kills for the Harbor Light Christian volleyball team on Thursday, as the Swordsmen took down Alanson in three sets.
The Swordsmen won the first set 25-15, second 25-23 and third 25-21.