Boyne City Volleyball: win some, lose some

Results from the Thursday Sept. 22 matches vs. East Jordan

Boyne City rallied back after a tough loss on Thursday to dominate the Red Devils. Junior Katie Hoth led the Ramblers and had her best game of the season with 9 kills, 5 aces, and a near perfect defensive performance.

Senior Abby Gardner was right behind her with 6 kills, 4 aces, and 2 blocks.

Senior Madison Reynolds had 6 kills, Junior Katie McHugh had 5 kills, Junior libero Kelsey Hubbard and Senior Kelsi Churchill both did a great job in the back court for us as well.

Freshmen Annabelle Seelye had 25 assists, 3 kills, and 1 ace.

“To say this was a team effort is an understatement. All the girls chipped in and did the best they could for this win,” said Boyne City Varsity Volleyball Coach Mallory Slate.

“We did not play our game on Tuesday night and it was a huge factor today was making sure we play ‘our game’ and that’s just what the girls did. Our serve receive in that first game was a bit rocky which really hurt us, but the girls changed that around going into the next three games.”

She added, “I couldn’t be more proud of how they were able to forget about everything and come out with a clean slate today. We have a week off and face rivals Charlevoix on Thursday. There is a lot we still need to work on but I know the girls will be ready for whatever I present to them in order to be ready for Charlevoix.”

Scores
24-26 East Jordan
25-16 Boyne City
25-14 Boyne City
25-18 Boyne City

Boyne City Volleyball Results from Tuesday Sept. 20

Boyne City lost a tough conference match against Harbor Spring on Tuesday.

Abby Gardner led the Ramblers in kills with 12 while Senior Madison Reynolds chipped in 5.

Junior Katie McHugh had 5 blocks at the net and three kills. Kelsey Hubbard served at 100% and led the Ramblers defensively.

Tyla Cotes added a nice front row presence tonight and Katie Hoth played a great defensive game as well.

“We started out the first game strong and really lost all momentum going into the next three games,” said Slate. “We had some unfortunate calls not go our way and the girls let that get into there heads.”

She added, “Harbor was able to pick apart our defensive game by tipping the ball a majority of the time and we just were not able to adjust.”

Slate said she was disappointed with the loss because her team ultimately beat themselves and let the game get away from them.

 

Pictured is the Boyne City High School Varsity Volleyball team for the Fall of 2016-17. The atheletes are pictured with their numbers as follows: 1 Kelsey Hubbard, 2 Annabelle Seelye, 3 Kendra Kruzel, 4 Emma Vondra, 5 Madison Reynolds, 6 Tyla Coates, 7 Katie McHugh, 8 Madison Coleman, 9 Katie Hoth, 10 Abby Gardner, 11 Aurora Seelye, 12 Brooke Johnson, 13 Sydney Hausler, 15 Kelsi Churchill, and Coach Mallory Slate.

Pictured is the Boyne City High School Varsity Volleyball team for the Fall of 2016-17. The atheletes are pictured with their numbers as follows: 1 Kelsey Hubbard, 2 Annabelle Seelye, 3 Kendra Kruzel, 4 Emma Vondra, 5 Madison Reynolds, 6 Tyla Coates, 7 Katie McHugh, 8 Madison Coleman, 9 Katie Hoth, 10 Abby Gardner, 11 Aurora Seelye, 12 Brooke Johnson, 13 Sydney Hausler, 15 Kelsi Churchill, and Coach Mallory Slate.

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