Tuesday's Prep Roundup

Tribune Staff • Oct 10, 2018 at 12:15 AM

The Spring Lake, Fruitport and Western Michigan Christian volleyball squads, along with the Spring Lake swim team, and Fruitport and WMC soccer teams were all in action Tuesday. 

Here’s how each team performed in the Tuesday edition of the Prep Roundup.



The Spring Lake volleyball squad couldn't match West Catholic in their O-K Blue Conference match Tuesday, falling to the Falcons by scores of 20-25, 15-25 and 22-25.

Jenna Core led the Lakers with 12 kills, while Abbi Perkins followed with seven. Julia Clover kept the defense alive with 22 digs and Core had 11. Perkins led the Lakers with three blocks, while Madeline Zenas had 27 assists.

The Lakers travel to Comstock Park on Thursday.

Junior varsity: West Catholic defeated Spring Lake, 2-1. Alicia Mumby led the team with six kills, two blocks and two digs. Taylor Britton had five kills and five digs. Kyla Kobylak had eight assists, two kills, and nine digs. The Lakers are now 18-10-2 overall and 5-4 in the O-K Blue Conference.


The Spring Lake girls swim and dive team couldn't keep pace with Grand Rapids Christian on Tuesday, falling to the Eagles by a final score of 114-72.

Eliza Hulverson qualified for the state meet in both the 200-yard freestyle (two minutes, 3.95 seconds) and the 500 freestyle (5:31.70). The medley relay team of Hulverson, Sarah Mumby, Leila Kahler and Sara Strauss also qualified for the state meet with a time of 1:56.96. Both Strauss and Kahler narrowly missed the state cut in the 100 breaststroke with times of 1:14.56 and 1:14.92, respectively.

The Lakers have their last home meet of the year Oct. 16 for Senior Night, as they host Grand Rapids Catholic Central.


The Spring Lake girls golf team had two golfers earn medalist honors at Egypt Valley Golf Course on Monday. Phoebe Saunders carded an impressive 81 to finish in sixth place overall, while Hannah Klein carded an 85 to finish in ninth. Other finishers for the Lakers were Alana Sprague (101) and Kate Galloway (112). The tournament served a tune-up for the regional tournament to be held Thursday at Stonegate Golf Club.



The Fruitport volleyball squad made short work of the Muskegon Big Reds on Tuesday, sweeping their O-K Black Conference match by scores of 25-1, 25-8 and 25-9.

Kylie Oberlin recorded nine kills to lead the Trojans attack, while Makayla Lillmars added six. Madalyn Fett recorded seven service aces, while Trinity Busscher added seven digs and Jordyn Carlyle added 19 assists.

Fruitport improves to 24-13 overall and 6-1 in league play.


The Fruitport boys soccer team scored a 3-1 win over Muskegon on Tuesday night in O-K Black Conference action.

The Trojans received goals from Cam Schultz, Nate Curtis, and Kaleb Krueger. Logan Manciu and Cody Mayette each added one assist, while Will Braun had three saves in net.

Fruitport returns to action Thursday, as they square off against Kenowa Hills to wrap up the regular season.



The Western Michigan Christian volleyball squad scored a three-set sweep of Lakes Eight Conference rival Ludington on Tuesday by scores of 25-20, 25-13 and 25-13.

"The first set was a battle back and forth until about 20 points, then we pulled away at the end," said WMC head coach Trent Smillie. "The second and third sets, our blocking, defense and serving took over, giving us a comfortable lead in both sets.

"We passed and set well tonight, which really limited their service runs. Meghan Heiss and Rebecca TerHaar earned us 30 of our 75 points from behind the service line and that was huge. Our conference tournament is a week from Saturday in Manistee, and with the win tonight, we will be the No. 1 seed. Hopefully, we can maintain that seed in Manistee."

Anna Sytsema recorded eight kills, 11 digs and two blocks to lead the Warriors, while Taylor Kolkema added eight kills. Rebecca TerHaar led the team in aces with seven and blocks with three, while Alisha Leffring led the team in assists with 27 and Claudia Kingma led the team in digs with 13.

The Warriors improve to 27-9-1 overall and will play Covenant Christian on Thursday, followed by the GMAA tournament at Reeths-Puffer on Saturday.


The Western Michigan Christian boys soccer team rolled past Covenant Christian in a 5-0 shutout win in non-conference action Tuesday.

The game started slow, with neither teams finding a difference-making goal in the first 40 minutes. The Warrior attack eventually broke through, however, as WMC tallied five second-half goals to pull away for the sizable win.

Hayden Hubers, Isaac VanHoeeven, Andrew Rasmussen, Michael Masumpa and Caleb Minasian each scored goals to lead the Warriors, while Isaiah Barco-Morales, Brandon Fles and Logan Pollack each recorded one assist.

"Although the 80-degree weather was taking its toll on both teams, I think our conditioning and hard work paid off for the second 40 minutes," said WMC head coach David Hulings. "With five goals in the second half, it showed some great determination by our team. Our captains took over at the half, and it was just great leadership by the four of them (Hayden, Brant Zeerip, Joe Hill and Brandon). I was very proud of how they stepped up and changed the mindset and work ethic of the team."

The Warriors improve to 15-1-3 overall on the season and wrap up their regular season with a non-conference road match with Mona Shores on Thursday.

Junior varsity: WMC defeated Covenant, 3-2. Beau Campbell scored off a cross from Sam VanOrman, while Jamie Cho and Owen Varnado each added a goal.

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