Whitehall went 1-1 Thursday night at the Western Michigan Christian Tri, defeating Fruitport 25-17, 25-15 but losing to the host Warriors 24-26, 25-23, 15-10.
Reeths-Puffer dropped a hard-fought O-K Green Conference semifinal match at Zeeland West Tuesday night, 25-19, 19-25, 25-20, 25-21.
MUSKEGON — Whitehall lost a five-game marathon to Western Michigan Christian in the GMAA finals Saturday at Reeths-Puffer, 12-25, 28-26, 19-25, 25-19, 15-13.
MUSKEGON — Reeths-Puffer rolled past Muskegon Tuesday in the first round of the O-K Green Conference tournament, 25-14, 25-8, 25-14. With the win, R-P advanced to the semifinals of the tournament, set for next Tuesday at Zeeland East.
WHITEHALL — Whitehall easily defeated Sparta Tuesday night, 25-9, 25-15, 25-9, on a night the Vikings celebrated Rayne Thompson's 1,000th career kill.
LAKE ODESSA — Montague lost all four of its matches Saturday at the Lake Odessa Lakewood Invitational, although the Wildcats extended two of them to the maximum three games.
NORTON SHORES — Reeths-Puffer went 3-2 Saturday at the Mona Shores Invitational, earning the Silver bracket title.
JENISON — Whitehall had a solid day at Saturday's Jenison Invitational, competing against larger-school opposition. The Vikings went 2-1-1, losing their semifinal match in bracket play to eventual meet champion Forest Hills Central.
MUSKEGON — When longtime area volleyball coach Ed Bailey first met Brianna Stawski, the latter was in middle school and considered herself a soccer player who just happened to also play volleyball.
MONTAGUE — Whitehall earned the top seed in the West Michigan Conference tournament in resounding fashion Tuesday, defeating rival Montague 25-9, 25-23, 25-19.