The first place Jayhawks hit the road for a match with the Lansing Community College Stars and came home with a 3-1 victory to keep the top spot, one game ahead of Grand Rapids Community College. Set scores were 29-27, 25-15, 20-25, 25-12. Stat leaders for the game:
Kills- Jaren Smith (Shelby HS) 13, Julie Brown (Whitehall HS) 12, Alexis Issette (Chippewa Hills HS) 11, Amber Jacobs (Ravenna HS) 7, Maddie Heiss (Western Michigan Christian HS) 5.
Assists- Katie Veihl (Fruitport HS) 45.
Aces- Kennedi Bernia (Grand Haven HS) 3, Jacobs 2.
Digs- Jacobs 19, Shelby Rasch (Coopersville HS) 18, Bernia 12. Smith 12, Brown 10.
Blocks- Heiss 8, Brown 4, Smith 4, Issette 4, Veihl 4.
With the win the Jayhawks move to 9-1 in the Western Conference and 16-8 overall. They head to Grand Rapids to compete in the Raider Invitational on Saturday and Sunday, 9/29-30, before a showdown with the second place GRCC Raiders at home on Tuesday, 10/2. Game time is 5:30 pm.