Spartans are Silver champs at Mount Morris invite
IMLAY CITY — The Imlay City varsity volleyball team won the Silver Division title last Saturday at the Mount Morris Tournament.
Imlay City wound up with a 2-2 mark in pool play. There they netted a 27-25, 26-24 win against Carman Ainsworth and a 25-9, 25-12 victory over Pontiac, plus lost 20-25, 14-25 to Regina and 20-25, 17-25 to Ypsilanti Lincoln.
Those outcomes landed them a Silver Division appearance.
It was there Imlay City registered an 18-25, 25-23, 15-13 semifinal triumph against Mio.
They then faced Garden City for Silver Division honors next.
When the final point hit the floor, Imlay City picked up a 25-18, 25-17 victory.
Emma Sellers led Imlay City with 30 kills, three solo blocks and five assisted blocks. She was backed by Natalie Giglio (24 kills), Rylee Dingwell (44 service points, including 11 aces, 30 digs and 23 kills), Abigail Thibodeau (66 digs) and Baylee Wetzel (74 assists along 33 service points, featuring 11 aces).
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.