In Day 2 of the Region 12 Tournament the #16 Nationally ranked Jayhawks faced off against the #11 Raiders of Grand Rapids Community College for the 4th time this season. Although GRCC had won the previous 3 meetings, including a win in the MCCAA State Finals just a week ago, this time the Jayhawks were victorious 3-1 to advance to the Regional Finals scheduled for Sunday at 1:30 pm. Set scores were 20-25, 25-22, 25-19, 25-20. Leaders for the match:
Kills- Jaren Smith (Shelby HS) , Julie Brown (Whitehall HS) 10, Lexi Issette (Chippewa Hills HS) 8, Amber Jacobs (Ravenna HS) 8, Katie Veihl (Fruitport HS) 6, Maddie Hiess (Western Michigan Christian HS) 5.
Assist- Veihl 46.
Aces- Allyssa Bobian (Montague HS) 1.
Digs- Shelby Rasch (Coopersville HS) 24, Smith 18, Kennedi Bernia (Grand Haven HS) 18, Veihl 16, Jacobs 14.
Blocks- Brown 4, Heiss 2, Veihl 2, Issette 2, Smth 2.
The Jayhawks will now face the winner of the Glen Oaks vs Grand Rapids match. The winner of todys double elimination tournament advances to NJCAA Nationals in West Virginia on November 15-17.