2017-09-14 / Sports

Flushing volleyball falls short of a tournament championship at home

By Joe Oster
810-452-2641 • joster@mihomepaper.com


Juniors Maddie Morrison (9) and Quincy Davis (7) block at the net on Saturday. 
Photo by Todd Boone Juniors Maddie Morrison (9) and Quincy Davis (7) block at the net on Saturday. Photo by Todd Boone FLUSHING — The Flushing volleyball team lost in the champion match to Davison in the Flushing Invite Tournament on Saturday.

The Raiders went 4-3 on the day, beating Frankenmuth 25-17, 25-12, Waterford Mott 25-5, 25-11 and Lake Fenton 25-12, 25-16. Flushing also ousted Fenton after dropping the first game 22-25, but still went on to take the match, winning the final games 25-15, 15-13. This came after Fenton bested Flushing early in the tournament 23-25, 22-25.

The only team the Raiders had no success against was Davison. After taking the first game 25-20, Flushing would go on to lose the next four games against the Cardinals, two in the same match and two more in the championship round. Davison clinched the title with 25-20, 25-14 victories.

Maddie Morrison was the most effective of the Raiders with 40 kills and 53 digs on the day. Lindsey Luff had 38 kills and Sutton Bate had 30 kills. Belle Maynor had 74 digs and 11 aces. Harper Johnson also had 11 aces, along with 46 digs. Parkur Launstein led Flushing in assists with 141. Emily Powers also contributed 46 digs.

The Raiders are now 10-11 overall and 1-0 in conference play.

Return to top

Click here for digital edition
2017-09-14 digital edition