Imlay City’s Makayla Bruman returns a shot during a recent match at home.

IMLAY CITY — The Imlay City varsity volleyball team went 3-1 at a tournament it hosted last Saturday.

Imlay City opened tournament play with a 25-12, 25-16 pool play win against Sterling Heights Stevenson. That was followed by a 25-12, 25-21 victory over Carman Ainsworth and a 25-9, 25-10 triumph against Merritt Academy.

Those outcomes netted Imlay City the number one overall seed entering bracket action.

They then received a bye to the semifinal round. It was there they bowed out with a 23-25, 14-25 setback to Cass City.

Hope Schriber and Emma Keeping (21 each), Lexa Forti (14), Chloe Bruman (13), Alyssa Evans (11) and Makayla Bruman (two) accounted for Imlay City’s kills.

Reese Schmidt and Chloe Bruman (18 apiece), Forti (15), Makayla Bruman (14), and Keeping (eight) paced Imlay City as far as digs were concerned.
Schriber (four) and Evans (one) provided Imlay City’s blocks.

Keeping and Makayla Bruman shared the playmaking responsibilities for Imlay City. They managed 42 and 26 assists, respectively.

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.