The North Branch volleyball team defeated Frankenmuth 3-0 in a Class B District game Wednesday. Click the headings below for MHSAA.tv highlights and the final link to watch the match in full.
FIKE SPIKE! - Early in Game 1 of this Class B District Semifinal, Olivia Fike knocks down the point for North Branch.
WILLSON SET WINNER! - Laura Willson ended the first set with a thunderous hit to give North Branch a 25-16 win over Frankenmuth.
BRONNER BATTLES BACK FOR FRANKENMUTH - Here's a nice kill by Syndey Bronner of Frankenmuth in the second set of this Class B District Semifinal against North Branch.
BRONCOS WIN SECOND SET - Alexis Hernandez closed out the second set with a big hit for North Branch to give the Broncos the win 25-15.
KEYES POINT - Frankenmuth stayed with North Branch early in the third set. Here's a nice score by Kendra Keyes for the Eagles.
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Sarah Bradley ♦ Clarkston Everest Collegiate
Junior ♦ Volleyball
The 6-0 outside hitter had 31 kills – tied for sixth-most in an MHSAA Final – with a .419 hitting percentage and 18 digs as Everest Collegiate came back from a two-set deficit to defeat No. 4-ranked Leland in five in Saturday’s Division 4 championship match at Kellogg Arena. The first Finals title in program history capped a tournament run that saw the Mountaineers also win their first Regional title. Everest entered the postseason ranked No. 10 in Division 4 and finished 32-4-2.
Bradley finished the season with 420 kills, adding 15 in a Quarterfinal win over No. 6 Marlette and 25 in a five-set Semifinal victory over top-ranked Adrian Lenawee Christian during which Everest also came back after losing the first two sets. Bradley was named to the Division 4 all-state first team after earning an honorable mention as a sophomore. She also plays basketball, softball and soccer for the Mountaineers and is interested in pursuing a career in the medical field as she begins contemplating her college possibilities.
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Past 2023-24 Honorees
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Oct. 27: Lauren Timpf, Macomb Lutheran North golf - Report
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Sept. 1: Rachel Forsyth, Ann Arbor Pioneer cross country - Report
(Photos courtesy of the Clarkston Everest Collegiate athletic department.)