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Volleyball loses to Middleville, Wayland

Varsity volleyball seniors pictured from left to right (Courtesy of Kayla Ann Photography LLC) Makenna Outwin, Brandy Singleton, Aaliyah Calkins and Alyssa Detweiler.

The Cedar Springs Varsity volleyball team dropped two conference matches last week taking their conference record to 1-3 and overall record to 5-10. 

 The Red Hawks travelled to Middleville Thornapple Kellogg on Tuesday, September 21, and fell to the Trojans in an exciting 5 set match (26-28; 25-19; 21-25; 26-24; 11-15).  Leaders in the match included senior middle hitter Alyssa Detweiler with 12 kills and 3 blocks; Aspen Haywood with 8 kills, 8 service points and a block; and Aaliyah Calkins tallied 8 kills and a team high 33 serve receptions. Setter Makenna Outwin put up 133 sets, resulting in 27 assists. Jessa Patin recorded 6 kills, 1 ace and 9 service points, while Brandy Singleton had 19 digs.

The second home conference match on Thursday, September 23, resulted in a 0-3 loss to Wayland (19-25; 11-25; 18-25).  The Lady Red Hawks team had a total 18 kills and 23 digs against the powerful Wildcats. Libero Brandy Singleton defended Wayland’s multiple weapons with 8 digs and 12 serve receptions. Aaliyah Calkins added 16 receptions, 5 digs and 3 kills. Senior setter Makenna Outwin led service points with 9, including 3 aces while also adding 11 assists and a block. Alyssa Detweiler had 8 kills, while Aspen Haywood recorded 4 kills and a team high 2 blocks. Defensive specialist Josie Kenyon tallied 4 digs and 3 serve receptions.

Junior Varsity split the weeks conference matches losing 18-25; 25-14; and 13-15 at Thornapple Kellogg and beating Wayland 16-25; 25-16; 15-11.  Freshman tallied victories for the week beating Trojans 25-8 and 25-15, and taking Wayland to three sets for the 25-27; 25-20; 15-4 win.

The teams were back in action for two home conference matches this week beginning with a Tuesday, September 28 home match against top conference seed Catholic Central, then hosted Forest Hills Eastern on Wednesday September 29, where parents and Lady Red Hawk seniors were recognized and honored.  The Varsity team then hosts a triangular on Saturday, October 2, with Kelloggsville and South Christian. Play begins at 9 a.m.  

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