Traverse City Record-Eagle

Prep Sports

October 17, 2013

West wins volleyball showdown at Cadillac

From staff reports

CADILLAC — Traverse City West took control of the Big North Conference volleyball race Wednesday night with a 25-23, 26-24, 11-25, 23-25, 15-5 win at Cadillac.

The Titans improved to 9-0 in the league with three games remaining. Cadillac fell to 8-2.

West (30-8-1) let a big lead slip away in the fourth game of Wednesday’s match, but bounced back in game five.

Coach Emily Baumann’s message to her team before the deciding fifth game: “Let’s get it done.”

The Titans responded.

“In the fourth game we were up like 17 to 7 and they came back and ended up beating us,” Baumann said. “We got a little fire under our booty because we realized we weren’t playing very well.”

The Titans were led by Ali Peters (24 digs), Anna O’Hara (25 kills, eight digs), Katie Placek (21 kills, 26 digs), Kelsey Boudjalis (six kills, two aces, six digs), Kimmy Bilinski (nine digs), Matti Mokanyk (53 assists, six aces, eight digs) and Olivia Bishop (seven kills).

“Anna O’Hara played out of her mind,” Baumann said. “She was awesome in the front row.

“We were scrappy on defense. We had ups and downs, but we definitely took our energy up. Our middles played great, too. They definitely stepped up.”

1
Text Only

Facebook
Twitter Updates
Follow us on twitter
Associated Press Video
Big Weekend For Atlanta Braves In Cooperstown - @TheBuzzeronFox Chapter Two: Becoming a first-time director What's Got Jack Black Freaking Out at Comic-Con? Doctors Remove 232 Teeth From Teen's Mouth Bradley Cooper Explains His Voice in 'Guardians of the Galaxy' Deja vu: Another NYPD officer choke-holding a suspect 'Fifty Shades of Grey': Watch the Super Sexy First Trailer Now! Reports: Ravens RB Ray Rice Suspended For 1st 2 Games Of The Season Air Algerie plane with 119 on board missing over Mali Diamond Stone, Malik Newman, Josh Jackson and others showcase talent Free Arturo - The World's Saddest Polar Bear A Look Back at Batman On Film Through The Years LeBron James -- Dropped $2k On Cupcake Apology ... Proceeds To Benefit Charity Snoop Dogg Says He Smoked Weed at the White House Raw: Fight Breaks Out in Ukraine Parliament Chris Pratt Interrupts Interview To French Braid Intern's Hair Shirtless Super Mario Balotelli Dances While Ironing - @TheBuzzeronFOX Whoa! Watch "Housewives" Star Do the Unthinkable LeBron apologizes to neighbors with cupcakes Justin Bieber In Calvin Klein Underwear Shoot