Muskegon Community College defeated Sinclair Community College 3-1 in the opening match of the Region XII Tournament before dropping the second match to #3 ranked Grand Rapids Community College 3-1. Set scores vs. SCC were 25-20, 22-25, 25-19, 25-23 and set scores vs. GRCC were 14-25, 31-29, 20-25, 24-26.
Leading the Jayhawks for the day were Robbie Berg (Montague HS) with 29 kills, 4 aces, 25 digs and 5 blocks. Katie Veihl (Fruitport HS) ran the offense and added 24 digs, Sammi Hockstra (Fruitport HS) had 40 digs and 9 assists and Julie Brown (Whitehall HS) had 8 blocks and 28 digs. Delaney Bennett (Fruitport HS) added 18 kills, and Kennedi Bernia (Grand Haven HS) had 36 digs.
MCC resumes playing on Friday at 4:00 pm as they take on Glen Oaks Community College. The winner of that match will play again at 8:00 pm for the opportunity to advance to the semifinals of the tournament scheduled for Saturday at 11:00 am.
The Jayhawks are now 24-16 on the season.