IMLAY CITY — The Imlay City varsity volleyball team claimed a first-place finish last Saturday at the Capac Tournament.
The team started things off with a 25-16, 25-6 pool play win against Capac. That was followed by a 25-5, 25-6 victory over Landmark Academy; a 25-11, 10-25 split with Marine City; an 18-25, 25-10 split versus Memphis; and a 25-13, 25-17 triumph against Marlette.
Those outcomes placed them in the semifinals where they netted a 16-25, 25-17, 16-14 win over Marlette.
They then faced Marine City for tournament honors next.
When the final point hit the floor, Imlay City prevailed 26-24, 25-18.
Emma Sellers led Imlay City with 40 kills, 10 aces and four assisted blocks. She was backed by Rylee Dingwell (37 kills, 10 aces and five assisted blocks), Kayla Rossen (23 kills, one solo and two assisted blocks), Baylee Wetzel (78 assists) and Abigail Thibodeau (56 digs).
Kevin Kissane has been covering high school sports for the Tri-City Times since 1985. When not standing on a field or court with his camera and notepad, he enjoys golf, travel and family. Kevin is a 1980 graduate of Capac High School, and is also a grad of St. Clair Community College and earned a degree in journalism from Central Michigan University.