Plymouth trumps Bremen
Plymouth’s volleyball team earned a four-game victory on the road in Bremen Wednesday, 25-18, 24-26, 25-10, 25-17.
The Lady Pilgrims were led by Cassi Quissell’s 14 kills with 25 digs in a breakout performance, while Hunter Stevens tallied 11 kills and three aces, and Libbie Portteus finished with 10 kills and eight blocks.
Haley Harrell set a prolific 42 assists with three aces, four blocks and 16 digs, and Emily Eveland notched 22 digs with three aces.
Chelsea Huppert and Cassie Sears finished with 17 and 12 kills, respectively for Bremen, while Sabrina Gilley passed out 37 assists, Rachael Czarnecki served three aces with five digs, and Shelby Zellmer finished with seven digs.
Plymouth improves to 8-10 while Bremen slips to 14-7.
• PLYMOUTH 3, BREMEN 1 (25-18, 24-26, 25-10, 25-17)
Kills: Cassi Quissell 14, Hunter Stevens 11, Libbie Portteus 10,
Aces: Stevens 3, Poczik 3, Emily Eveland 3, Haley Harrell 3, Ellen Smith 3
Assists: Harrell 42.
Digs: Quissell 25, Eveland 22, Harrell 16
Blocks: Portteus 8, Lacy Poczik 6, Harrell 4.
Kills: Chelsea Huppert 17, Cassie Sears 12
Aces: Rachael Czarnecki 3
Assists: Sabrina Gilley 37
Digs: Shelby Zellmer 7, Czarnecki 5
Records: Plymouth 8-10, Bremen 14-7
CGA beats LaVille
Culver Girls Academy beat out LaVille in the minimum of games Wednesday, 25-14, 25-18, 25-21 at the Academies.
Katy Bjornson registered 14 kills with 12 digs, Rachel Simon set 30 assists with four aces, Olivia Sever killed 11 points with another four aces, Kayla Trefren stuffed four blocks, and Ruth Vonderheide finished with three.
LaVille stats were unavailable for the match.
CGA’s record is now 6-12.
• CULVER GIRLS ACADEMY 3, LaVILLE 0 (25-14, 25-18, 25-21)
Kills: Katy Bjornson 14, Olivia Sever 11
Aces: Rachel Simon 4, Sever 4
Assists: Rachel Simon 30
Digs: Katy Bjornson 12
Blocks: Kayla Trefren 4, Ruth Vonderheide 3
LaVille stats unavailable.
Record: Culver Girls Academy 6-12
JV score: CGA 2, LaVille 0 (25-8, 25-13)
JV record: Culver Girls Academy 7-5
CMA falls to St. Joe
Culver Military’s boys tennis team lost a home meet with state-ranked St. Joseph Wednesday night, 3-2.
Sam Concannon defeated Patrick O’Connor, 6-3, 6-1 at 1 singles, and CMA’s 1 doubles tandem of Brian Tao and Martin Fecarrota won an exciting three-setter with St. Joe’s Leo Romanetz and Michael Minatel, 6-7(4), 6-4, 6-1.
• ST. JOSEPH 3, CULVER MILITARY 2
SINGLES: 1. Sam Concannon (CMA) d. Patrick O’Connor, 6-3, 6-1; 2. Ryan Jamison (SJ) d. Christopher Bilicic, 6-0, 6-1; 3. Michael Wroblewski (SJ) d. Abel Barrera, 6-0, 6-1.
DOUBLES: 1. Brian Tao-Martin Fecarrota (CMA) d. Leo Romanetz-Michael Minatel, 6-7(4), 6-4, 6-1; 2. Ram Fernandez-Sam DeTrempe (SJ) d. Evan Dillon-Nick Haydon, 6-1, 6-3.
Plymouth races in NLC 3-way
Plymouth’s boys and girls cross country teams competed in a three-way Northern Lakes Conference meet with Goshen and Northridge Wednesday night.
The boys lost to Goshen 17-42 and the to Northridge 16-64.
The girls split their meet, beating Goshen 24-31 and falling 18-41 to Northridge.
Individual results were unavailable for the meets.
GOSHEN 17, PLYMOUTH 42; NORTHRIDGE 16, PLYMOUTH 64
PLYMOUTH 24, GOSHEN 31, NORTHRIDGE 18, PLYMOUTH 41
The Plymouth Rockies freshman football team escaped Elkhart Memorial Wednesday night with a 22-21 win.
David Bacon had two touchdown runs and a two-point conversion to lead the young Rockies. Caleb Koss chipped in with a TD of his own, and Travis Owen converted both of his conversion kicks to make the difference.
Plymouth stands at 4-1 for the year and will travel to Syracuse next Thursday to take on Wawasee at 5:30 p.m.