In a battle of the last two volleyball teams who were undefeated in Northwest Conference play, Kingsley swept a match from Leland, 25-20, 25-20, 28-26, at Leland High School.
Serving was a key to the Stags’ victory as they went 77-for-77 on the night, including an 18-for-18 performance from Arianna Hart, a 17-for-17 performance from Alysia Folkersma, a 14-for-14 showing from Autumn Goggin, an 11-for-11 from Leah Hall, a 9-for-9 from Lilly Travis and 8-for-8 from Lindsey Weber.
Folkersma also had three kills, two blocks and three aces; Goggin chipped in 10 kills and 14 digs; Kelsey Graham had four kills and three digs; Hall had seven kills, four blocks and 29 assists; Travis contributed 13 kills and 23 digs; Weber added 10 digs; Molly Franke had two kills; and Hart six digs.
Leading Leland on the court were: Noa Yaakoby (23 kills, seven digs), Maddie Trumball (12 kills), Whitney Schaub (20 digs), Jessica Fleis (40 assists, nine digs) and Miranda Harrison (11 digs).
The Stags improve to 30-5-5 overall, 4-0 in the Northwest, while the Comets dropped to 13-9-8 overall, 3-1 in the Northwest.
Glen Lake 0
Mesick took down Glen Lake in three straight games, winning 25-22, 26-24, 25-20.
For Mesick, Maddi Clock had eight kills, Hailey Maksymowski added six kills, eight digs and two aces, Drew Maksymowski chipped in with 16 assists and Alyssa Clock had four aces and was credited with exceptional defense.
The Bulldogs (2-2 Northwest) host Marion on Thursday.
Forest Area 3
Forest Area bounced back from a loss in Game 1 to take a Ski Valley Conference match from Mancelona, 20-25, 25-17, 25-23, 25-17.
Leaders for the Warriors (13-14-4, 3-2 Ski Valley) were: Tabitha Cecil (26 kills, six blocks), Dani Johne (20 assists, 12 digs), Alyssa Birgy (17 digs) and Maddy Nagy (outstanding floor play).
Gaylord St. Mary 0
Bellaire handled Gaylord St. Mary in posting a 3-0 victory in Ski Valley Conference volleyball action, winning 25-14, 25-19, 25-20.
Brandy O’Neal went 100 percent serving and had nine kills; Samantha Niepoth had three aces and 10 digs; Tiffany Clovis had 29 digs; Chloe Niepoth had 19 digs and five kills; and Renee LaLone had five kills.