The Schoolcraft volleyball team defeated Roscommon 3-2 in a Class C Semifinal on Thursday, and Monroe St. Mary Catholic Central followed with a 3-2 defeat of Unionville-Sebewaing. Click the headings below for highlights:
BUCKS WORKING OVERTIME - Katie Tozer keeps the game alive in the third set for Roscommon with a nice spike. Schoolcraft won the set, 27-25, and continued the rally to come from two down to win, 3-2, in this Class C Semifinal.
SUSELAND GETS THE POINT - After a long rally, Schoolcraft's Jayci Suseland ends it with a kill. Roscommon jumped out to a 2-0 lead, but the Eagles rallied to advance.
BACK-TO-BACK FOR GREMEL - Early in the first set, Unionville-Sebewaing's Kayla Gremel came up with two big kills. Here's the second point.
ACES FOR HAUT - The second set went to extra time between Monroe St. Mary Catholic Central and Unionville-Sebewaing. After scoring to put her team up, SMCC's Cassandra Haut ends the set with a service ace.
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Below is this week's segment – Volleyball Double & Lift - Listen
You’re sitting at a volleyball match and hear parents in the stands yell “Double!” or “Lift!”
What do those terms mean, and why are they yelling them?
Double refers to double contact. That’s when a player hits the ball twice in a row or if the ball touches two parts of the player’s body in succession. If a setter hits the ball with one hand then the other – even if immediate, it’s a double. She needs to set with both hands at the same time.
A lift is when the player, typically a setter, has prolonged contact with the ball that results in throwing or re-directing the ball back into play. The ball doesn’t rebound off the player's fingers or hands, but is directed by the player.
The official on the stand at the net is in the best position to notice these fouls.
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(PHOTO by Gary Shook.)