Thursday's Prep Roundup

Tribune Staff • Oct 19, 2018 at 12:10 AM

The Spring Lake volleyball squad closed out their conference season Thursday with a road win over Allendale, while the Fruitport cross country teams had strong showings at the final O-K Black Conference meet of the season.


The Spring Lake volleyball squad closed out their conference scheduled with a 3-0 sweep of Allendale on Thursday in O-K Blue Conference road action.

The Lakers won by scores of 25-15, 25-17 and 25-14 to clinch their 30th win on the season and secure a second-place finish in their conference.

Jenna Core and Abbi Perkins led the Laker offense with 10 kills apiece, while Jencen Sabo added five kills. Core led the Lakers at the service line with three aces and Madeline Zenas contributed two. Core and Julie Clover added 13 digs a piece to keep the Laker defense alive, while Perkins defended the net with four blocks.

The Lakers are now 30-7-1 overall and 8-4 in the O-K Blue Conference.

Junior varsity: Allendale defeated Spring Lake, 2-0. Julia Zonca led the team with three service aces and three digs, while Alicia Mumby led the team with four kills. Kate Lewkowski led the team defensively with six digs, while Kyla Kobylak had six assists, two kills, two digs and two service aces.

The Spring Lake junior varsity team ends their season with a 19-12-2 overall record and a 6-6 mark in the O-K Blue Conference.


The Fruitport boys and girls cross country teams closed out their conference season Wednesday with a strong showing at Mona Shores High School for the final jamboree of the O-K Black Conference.

The Trojan boys finished runner-up in their race with 54 points, just behind medalist Reeths-Puffer with 42 points. Kenowa Hills (61), Jenison (74), Mona Shores (114) and Grand Rapids Union (177) rounded out the team scoring.

Senior Brendan Deneen finished second overall with a time of 16 minutes, 14.1 seconds to lead the Trojans, while junior Jon Wildey (16:21.44) finished fourth. Senior Peyton Sharlow (17:08.87) finished 12th overall, while freshman Jaxon Deneen (17:26.17) came in 16th place and sophomore Cam Weaver (17:36.99) came in 20th place.

On the girls' side of the race, Fruitport scored 113 points to come in fourth place overall. Jenison won the event with a score of 37 points, followed by Reeths-Puffer (41 points) and Kenowa Hills (82 points).

Junior Faith Clark took top individual honors with a time of 19:27.15 to lead the Trojans, while sophomore Abigail Sykes (20:47.38) came in 14th place. Sophomore Kristen Lord (22:45.28) came in 29th place, while senior Analiza Sanchez (23:34.48) came in 33rd place and senior Madison Hawkins (23:53.17) came in 36th place.

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