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: 19 kills, 14 digs, 4 aces
Morgin White: 30 recoveries, 13 kills
Liv McKenzie: 51 assists, 13 recoveries
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.
Ella Scharer: 9 blocks, 4 kills
Lainey Johnston: 8 blocks, 4 kills
Kendall Allen: 19 digs, 2 aces
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.
Jillian Kendrick: 28 assists, 14 digs, 5 aces
Tatum Wilson: 14 kills, 2 blocks
Roni Flores: 24 digs, 4 aces
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. .
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
Lucy Whelan: 49, t-6th
Tecumseh: 3 p.m. Thursday at Ypsilanti