Muskegon Community College (#2 seed in the Western Conference) beat the top seeded team in the Eastern Conference, Mott Community College 3-2. Set scores were 25-18, 23-25, 22-25, 25-18, 15-11. They then advanced to play the Western Conference’s #1 seed, Grand Rapids Community College. MCC played good defense but couldn’t get their offense untracked and they dropped the MCCAA State championship game 3-0. Set scores were 25-19, 25-19, 25-15.
Leading the Jayhawks were Katie Veihl (Fruitport HS) with 70 assists and 5 blocks, Robbie Berg (Montague HS) with 34 kills and 27 digs, Sammi Hockstra (Fruitport HS) with 36 digs, and Julie Brown (Whitehall HS) with 8 blocks and 16 kills. Delaney Bennett (Fruitport HS) added 21 kills.
With the loss MCC is now 23-15 on the season. They are preparing for the Region XII Tournament on Thursday, 10/2 at St. Clair Community College. The winner of the Regional Tournament will advance to Nationals.