Adrian Volleyball rallies for victory in five sets


ADRIAN — Adrian’s volleyball team hosted Ypsilanti Lincoln Thursday in a Southeastern Conference White Division opener where the Maples battled to a five-set victory.

Adrian (13-5-2) was down 2-1 in three hard-fought sets before the Maples turned the tide in set 4 with a narrow victory to end the series, 22-25, 25-22, 25- 27, 25-21, 15-9.

The trio of Lauren Fraser, Morgin White and Liv McKenzie had stellar matches to propel Adrian to victory.

Lauren Fraser of Adrian hits the ball over the net during Thursday's game against Ypsilanti Lincoln.

Great performances


Lauren Fraser: 19 kills, 14 digs, 4 aces

Morgin White: 30 recoveries, 13 kills

Liv McKenzie: 51 assists, 13 recoveries

Coach’s Thoughts

Kerry Davis, Adrian: We played bravely tonight. We didn’t have a good start. We were down 1-0, then 2-1 and fought back. Lincoln was a scrappy team and played good defense. Our communication and defense improved to help us win tonight.


Adrian: 9:00 a.m. Saturday by invitation

Sand Creek 3, Britton Deerfield 2

BRITTON — The Patriots won the first two sets, but the Aggies stormed back to win the next three to win in the Tri-County Conference game in five.

It was a tightly contested game throughout with BD gaining momentum early, but Sand Creek would be the one to finish for the win 22-25, 19-25, 25-20, 25-18, 15-11.

Great performances

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Ella Scharer: 9 blocks, 4 kills

Lainey Johnston: 8 blocks, 4 kills

Kendall Allen: 19 digs, 2 aces

Coach’s Thoughts

Melissa Griewahn, Sand Creek: The girls worked hard on the court tonight and didn’t give up on each other or each other, they just kept pushing. I am extremely proud of their efforts tonight.


Britton Deerfield: 9 a.m. Saturday at Fayette Invite

Sand Creek: 9 a.m. Saturday at Plymouth Christian Invite

Madison 3, Erie Mason 1

ERIE — The Trojans improved to 3-0 in TCC play as they fought back from a slow start to top the Eagles in four.

Erie Mason won a tight first set, but it was all Madison (12-5 overall) from there as they won 23-25, 25-11, 25-17, 25-16.

Great performances


Jillian Kendrick: 28 assists, 14 digs, 5 aces

Tatum Wilson: 14 kills, 2 blocks

Roni Flores: 24 digs, 4 aces

Coach’s Thoughts

Heather Lanning, Madison: These girls came in with their game faces, our energy was up, our communication was on point and we got together as a team and played them tonight. After losing set 1 these girls came back as if nothing had happened to win set 2 25-11 that’s what a good team does and I’m so proud of how we worked together in team and played well balanced volleyball.


Madison: 9 a.m. Saturday at Onsted Invite

Whiteford 3, Morenci 0

OTTAWA LAKE — The Bulldogs fought back in Set 2, but lost a tight one to give the Bobcats control of the TCC game.

Morenci started slow and dropped out of the opener but appeared to be closing in on a win in set 2 before Whiteford rallied to win the set and the match in set 3, 25-11, 25-23, 25 -16. .

Great performances


Alyssa Gibbs: 7 victims

Kiana Castillo: 15 digs, 1 ace

Brea Baumgartner: 11 digs, 3 aces


Morenci: 9 a.m. Saturday at Onsted Invite


Tecumseh 8, Blissfield 0

BLISSFIELD — Tecumseh had five different athletes score goals in beating the Royals in non-conference games.

Tecumseh took a 3-0 first-half lead and doubled the score in the first two minutes of the second half to go up 6-0 before closing the game before settlement by the leniency rule. 8 goals.

Great performances

Coby Wild: 2 goals, 2 assists

Eli Neil: 2 goals, 1 assist

John Cameron: 2 goals

Matt Holm/Zach Konz: 1 goal


Liam Olsen: 8 saves

Coach’s Thoughts

Jerry Nowak, Tecumseh: Logan Loudermilk was asked to take a more defensive stance tonight and he stepped up. I’m really proud of how Logan accepted the move and played with skill and intelligence. A great player for us.


Blissfield: 5:30 p.m. Monday at Hillsdale

Tecumseh: 12:30 p.m. Saturday vs. Dearborn Divine Child

Onsted 6, Quincy 0

ONSTED – The Wildcats hosted the Orioles in a non-conference game where Onsted picked up the win.

The Wildcats led 2-0 at halftime and scored four more in the second half, led by Jaxson Vincent’s hat trick.

Great performances


Jaxson Vincent: 3 goals

Jacob Buchanan: 1 goal, 1 assist

Matthew Cunningham/Benjamin Raglow: 1 goal


Onsted: 5:30 p.m. Monday vs. Clinton


Adrian 118, Monroe SMCC 60

ADRIAN – The Maples defeated the Kestrels in the pool winning all but one event on the day.

Francesca Scarabottolo made the state cut in the 200 yards IM and 500 freestyle winning both.

Great performances

Francesca Scarabottolo: 200 individual medley (2:17.5, 1st), 500 freestyle (5:34.38, 1st), 200 individual medley relay (Kirsten Hess, Eleanora Andre, Reese Beauleaux 2:03.95, 1st), 400 freestyle relay (Hess, Aurora Bonetalli , Emma Pino 4:05.13, 1st)

Eleanora Andre: 50 free (27.15, 1st), 100 free (59.83, 1st), 200 free relay (Haylee Vore, Hess, Ella Salenbien 1:52.15, 1st), 200 IM relay

Aurora Bonetalli: 200 freestyle (2:10.89, 1st), 100 backstroke (1:11.03, 1st), 400 freestyle relay


Adrian: 6:00 p.m. Thursday against Chelsea

Dundee 119, Tecumseh 59

DUNDEE – Tecumseh picked up three wins on the day as they fell to the Vikings.

Makayla Sanders and Lauren Stimpson led Tecumseh into the pool with Sanders picking up two wins.

Great performances

Makayla Sanders: 50 free (26.46, 1st), 100 free (58.4, 1st)

Lauren Stimpson: 100 breaststroke (1:17.37, 1st)


Tecumseh: 6:00 p.m. Thursday vs. Ypsilanti


Tecumseh SEC Tri

TECUMSEH – Tecumseh hosted Saline and Dexter in a SEC select round at Tecumseh Golf Club where the host finished third.

Saline won with a score of 186, closely followed by the Dreadnaughts at 188 while Tecumseh shot 217.

Great performances


Lucy Whelan: 49, t-6th


Tecumseh: 3 p.m. Thursday at Ypsilanti


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