Sports News In Brief

Reed City 3, Central Montcalm 0

STANTON — Reed City improved to 7-1 in CSAA play with a 3-0 victory (25-13, 25-11, 25-21) road victory over Central Montcalm on Wednesday.

“I thought it was a pretty focused effort by our girls (Wednesday),” Reed City coach Don Patterson said. “Our middle hitters did a good job blocking all night and we stayed focused on our serves.”

Heather Tacey recorded three aces, kills and blocks apiece to go with her 27 assists while Jacolyn Mullins had three aces, 12 kills and 19 digs, Alaina Woodard had three digs, seven blocks and nine kills and Karah Hensel tallied 11 digs.

Pine River’s Powell, Rigling qualify for states

TRAVERSE CITY — Pine River’s Devyn Powell and Ben Rigling qualified for the state finals after both placing 12th at the Division 3 regional race at Grand Traverse Resort on Saturday.

Powell logged a time 21:16.30 and Rigling finished with a time of 18:09.67 to qualify both runners for the lower peninsula state finals at Michigan International Speedway in Brooklyn, Mich., on Nov. 2.

Powell led a Pine River girls team that finished seventh with 183 points while Reed City came in 13th (316) to leave both teams outside of the top three to qualify for the state finals.

Cheyanna Rizor finished in 26th (22:42.62) for the Bucks while Alyssa Geer came in 34th (23:38.97), Julia Lucas ended in 51st (24:52.81) and Jasmine Blackrick finished in 60th (25:58.41).

For the boys, Pine River fell short of the state finals with a fifth-place finish (154) while Reed City did not log a team score.

Following Rigling for Pine River was Chris Terburgh in 21st (18:37.39), Derek Hartline in 26th (18:50.47), Elliott VanDreumel in 41st (19:41.02) and Tony Moore in 54th (20:29.63).

Drake Walker had the highest finish for Reed City by coming in 50th (20:01.61) while Matt McGahey finished in 58th (20:32.75), Kris Kellogg followed in 59th (20:34.45) and Zack Borst came in 94th (24:27.17).