CGA loses to sectional foe St. Joe
Culver Girls Academy lost a four-game match with defending Sectional 19 champion St. Joseph on the road Wednesday, 22-25, 25-12, 25-18, 25-21.
Katy Bjornson recorded 19 kills, and Abby Jeffirs finished with 18. Jeffirs also recorded 14 digs, while Bjornson had nine.
Paige Baldacci recorded 52 assists, Sarah Boland served up a pair of aces, and Jamie Madison finished with 11 digs and three blocks in the loss.
The Lady Eagles open Sectional 19 play at Plymouth next Thursday with a game against Jimtown following a match between St. Joe and John Glenn at 6 p.m.
The winners will play Saturday at 12:30 p.m.
• ST. JOSEPH 3, CULVER GIRLS ACADEMY 1
(22-25, 25-12, 25-18, 25-21)
At South Bend
Kills: Katy Bjornson 19, Abby Jeffirs 18
Blocks: Jaime Madison 3, Pita Navarro 2
Assists: Paige Baldacci 52
Aces: Sarah Boland 2
Digs: Jeffirs 14, Madison 11, Bjornson 9
Record: CGA 20-10
JV score: St. Joe 2, CGA 0 (25-14, 25-17)
Glenn loses in 5
John Glenn lost a tough five-setter to South Central, 23-25, 23-25, 26-24, 25-14, 15-12.
Dillyn Schleg led the Lady Falcons attack with 13 kills, while Emily Schmalzried finished with 11 kills and 19 digs. Macy Jankowski recorded 28 digs, Kyler Columbia set 38 assists, and Crystal Fox served up three aces with 20 digs.
• SOUTH CENTRAL 3, JOHN GLENN 2
(23-25, 23-25, 26-24, 25-14, 15-12)
Kills: Dillyn Schleg 13, Emily Schmalzried 11, Riley Patterson 10
Digs: Macy Jankowski 28, Crystal Fox 20, Schmalzried 19
Assists: Kyler Columbia 38
Aces: Fox 3
Record: Glenn 11-19
JV score: Glenn 2, South Central 0 (25-17, 25-13)
8th grade football
Lincoln advances versus Wawasee
The eighth grade Lincoln football team beat Wawasee 24-8 to advance to the semifinals of the NELMSC.
David Bacon had two touchdowns, and Colten Schuler added one touchdown. Jake Young was 3 for 3 on PATs. Caleb Koss and Tristan McMillen both had great games running the ball as did Weston Houin, Colin Roth and Nate Nixon.
Schuler also had two interceptions. The young Rockies move to 8-2 and will be back in action Tuesday when the travel to Warsaw to take on Edgewood at 6:30 p.m.
Bremen 8th beats Jimtown
The Bremen eighth grade football team is roaring toward the end of its season with a record of 6-0-1.
The Lions pounced out Jimtown on Oct. 9 with a 30-24 win. The strong-willed team will be facing Urey for an undefeated season and overall conference championship next Tuesday at Urey.
7th grade football team
Lincoln 7th closes
The seventh grade Lincoln football team finished out its season with a 6-0 loss to Wawasee in the quarterfinals of the conference tournament.
The Rockies played hard on both sides of the ball but were unable to come up with a score late in the game to even the contest. They finish the year with a combined A and B record of 5-5.
Bremen 7th falls short
The Bremen seventh grade football team played a scrappy game fighting through injuries but came up short against Jimtown, 35-6.
The Lions’ record slips to 3-4 with the loss.
8th grade volleyball
Lincoln 8th vb wins conference opener
On Wednesday the Lincoln Red Storm eighth grade volleyball team defeated Indian Springs to win the first round of the conference tourney. Scores for the match were 25-5, 25-16.
Every team member contributed to the win, but leaders for Lincoln were L.J. Singleton in hitting and setting, Kennedy Snyder in serving and passing, Ashley Harrell in setting, Kassie Dickie in hitting and Cassie McPherron in Lincoln is now 21-2 and travel to Warsaw on Saturday to continue the conference tourney.
Ancilla wins conference match
Ancilla won a conference match over Lake Michigan College with scores of 25-15, 25-23, 25-17.
The Lady Chargers had 41 team kills with a team hitting percentage of 36.36 percent.
Kristen Trudell dished out 31 assists, Kaylia Richardson had 11 kills, and Hayley Mavrick added 10. Mavrick and Mieka Wagner led the dig category with 10 apiece, and Hayley Mavrick added aces aces.
Ancilla now has a regular season record of 14-11 with an MCCAA record of 4-6. The Lady Chargers play conference opponent Lansing Community College tonight.