Almont’s Molleigh Rinke looks to hit her shot over a pair of North Branch blockers in a Div. 2 district volleyball encounter last Wednesday.

ALMONT — The Almont varsity volleyball team fell by an 11-25, 12-25, 19-25 count to host and fifth-rated North Branch in a Division 2 district semifinal encounter last Wednesday.

Grace Koenig directed Almont’s offense from her position at setter. She was credited with nine assists.

Elly Schapman (four), Bernadetta Luzinski (three), Molleigh Rinke and Lydia Lacavera (two each) plus Devin Johnston, Kendall Roszczewski and Koenig (one apiece) contributed Almont’s kills.

Koenig (eight), Elizabeth Brandt (six) along with Lacavera, Rinke and Schapman (four each) provided Almont’s digs.

Schapman (four), Luzinski (three) plus Rinke and Johnston (one apiece) supplied Almont’s blocks.

Almont also received one ace serve courtesy of Johnston.

Kevin Kissane

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.