Traverse City Record-Eagle


September 30, 2012

Elks top Muskegon WMC




Benzie Central      46 Mesick      0

Benzie Central won its homecoming game to even its record at 3-3, defeating Mesick 46-0.

The Huskies (3-1 Northwest Conference) received a touchdown and two-point conversion each from Nick MacGirr, Javier Rodriguez, Tyler Knudsen and Gerrit Buist. Quarterback Corey Bock had two rushing TDs and completed all three of his passes for 40 yards and another score.

Christian Dilas had two interceptions and Evan Mocan and Rodriguez each had one.


Kingsley falls in semis

Kingsley advanced to the semifinals of the McBain Invitational, falling to Ludington in three games.

The Stags (26-8-4) were 1-0-1 in pool play before a 25-20, 25-22 quarterfinal win over Reed City.

Kingsley's leaders for the day included Katie Travis (54 kills, 11 blocks), Leah Hall (11 kills, 96 assists), Lilly Travis (18 kills, 45 digs), Lindsey Weber (63 digs), Amanda Youker (15 kills, 12 blocks) and Kenzie Meeker (36 digs).

Trojans advance to West Ottawa semifinals

Traverse City Central dropped a semifinal match to Grand Rapids Forest Hills Eastern at the Holland West Ottawa Invitational.

The Trojans (18-11-2) beat Wyoming and Holland in pool play, falling to Middleville. They then topped Lowell 25-23, 25-18 in the quarterfinals.

For the day, Central was led by Kiley Kowal (28 kills, 5 blocks), Jessie Kushner (18 kills, 3 aces, 26 digs), Maddy Duensing (82 assists, 14 digs, 5 aces), Brie Goodno (20 kills, 3 aces) and Leah Potter (50 digs, 3 aces).

Central's JV team won the Grand Ledge Invitational, going 2-1 in pool play before wins over Holt and Greenville in straight games. The Trojans were led by Cara Ferguson, Liza McCall and Ashley Reed.

The Trojan freshmen prevailed in the Grand Ledge Invitational, posting a 2-1 pool-play record before straight-game wins over Grand Ledge and DeWitt. Abby Green, Julianna Chang, Ariana Moore and Haven Hill led Central.

Forest Area falls in Johannesburg semifinals

Forest Area lost to the tournament hosts in the Johannesburg-Lewiston Invitational semifinals.

The Warriors (27-11-1) downed Mancelona, Mio and Central Lake in pool play, dropping matches with Joburg and Onaway.

For the day, Forest Area was led by Kourtni Birgy (33 digs, 19 kills, 6 aces), Megan Gifford (49 assists), Tabitha Cecil (22 kills, 8 aces), Emily Gonyer (16 kills, 61 digs, 2 aces) and Cami Campbell (floor game).

Mancelona was 0-5 in the tourney. The Ironmen were led by Lindsey Friday (five aces, 12 kills, 2 blocks, 10 digs), Logan Allen (14 assists, 6 digs), Kimber Windish (5 aces, 5 kills), Kerry Stilson (2 kills, 5 digs) and Michaeal Hoogerhdye (15 digs).

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