COLDWATER, MI (WTVB) - In Branch County high school sports last night, in volleyball, Coldwater dropped a five game match at Battle Creek Lakeview. The Lady Cardinals took the first two games from Lakeview 25-15, 25-21 but then the Spartans swept the next three for the win, 25-21,25-20, 15-10. Shelby Bowers was the leader in kills for Coldwater with 10 and Kenzie Galloway had 9. Bowers & Galloway both had 2 blocks on the night. Meghan Schorfhaar anchored the back row with 27 digs while Carlee Smoker had 16 assists. The Lady Cardinals record now stands at 7-5-4 on the season.
Lakeview also won each of the reserve matches. In the j-v action, Coldwater fell 2-to-0. Naomi Blansit had 6 kills, Hannah Parris had 4 blocks, Maggie Pool and Sammie Pool each had 4 digs, and Kyleigh Scheidler had 9 assists. And in the freshman match, Lakeview beat Coldwater two-games-to-one. Cassidy Wolff had 2 aces, 2 kills, and 3 digs and Heather Neitzka also had 2 aces along with 3 kills and 2 digs. Also in volleyball, Bronson was a 3-to-0 winner at home over Centreville. The victory in their St. Joe Valley Conference opener improved their record to 17-and-1. Skyler Sobeski had 12 kills and 11 digs while Alexa Ratkoswki had 27 assists and 4 aces. The stormy weather that arrived yesterday afternoon caused the cancellation of last night’s boys soccer match at Quincy between the Orioles and Blissfield. Also, Coldwater’s boys tennis action at home against Battle Creek Central was suspended and they hope to finish the match two weeks from today.
On today’s high school schedule, in boys soccer, Coldwater has a 6 p.m. varsity only match at Harper Creek while Quincy is at Lenawee Christian. In reserve football, Coldwater’s freshman and j-v teams play at Battle Creek Central while also in j-v action, Quincy hosts Springport, Bronson is at Pittsford, and Union City is at Concord. And in boy’s tennis, Coldwater plays at Jackson Lumen Christi while Bronson is at Kalamazoo Hackett.
Today on the Coaches Corner, it’s Union City football coach Chris Davis.