Greenville boys fifth, girls sixth: The Yellow Jackets finished last in the Red Division in both boys and girls at the Chippewa Hills Warrior Invitational Tuesday, scoring 109 points in boys competition and 140 on the girls’ side. For Greenville’s boys, Josh Scott was 30th among all boy runners (19:56.53), Jered Milner was 35th (20:10.36), Andrew Mason was 51st (20:52.53), Ryan Loiselle was 58th (21:15.50) and Seth Davis was 63rd (21:29.96). Greenville’s girls got a 22nd from Madison Sorsen (22:38.55), a 43rd from Ali Loding (23:54.58), a 70th from Hannah Crittenden (25:30.57), a 73rd from Autumn Strandberg (25:36.81) and an 89th from Clarice Callahan (26:55.08). Next meet: at Grand RApids West Catholic Sept. 4.
Lakeview girls 3rd at Chippewa Hills: The Wildcats were third out of three teams in the Blue Division of the Warrior Invitational Tuesday, scoring 68 points to Clare’s 16 and Reed City ‘s 54. Lakeview was led by Natasha Sanders in 72nd (25:36.36), Lauren Jaquay in 139th (31:17.56), Abbi Andersen in 148th (31:41.20), Camie Cooper in 160th (33:21.09) and Danielle Grant in 174th (38:26.94). The Wildcats had only one boy run, and that was Tyler Keilholtz in 85th (23:20.22). Next meet: at the Shepherd Invitational Sept. 7.
Montabella girls second in Gold: Montabella’s girls were second in the Gold Division in the Warrior Invitational Tuesday with 48 points, just missing Beal City with 31 points, but beating Mount Pleasant Sacred Heart’s 63. Leading the Mustangs was Taylor Smith in 11th (21:05.14), Kensie Garvey in 15th (21:38.27), Kim Buskirk in 31st (23:16.63), Brynn Lobert in 52nd (24:37.79) and Alyvia Karcher in 62nd (25:07.92). Montabella had only four boys compete so they were not eligible for a team score. Kelton Eldred was 15th (19:11.93), Christian Watson was 20th (19:29.79), Dakota Lobert was 73rd (21:56.31) and Eli Albring was 92nd overall (23:49.98). Next meet: at the Central Montcalm Hornet Invitational Sept. 7.
Central wins Ithaca Invitational: The Green Hornets were the top team at the Ithaca Invitational Tuesday, shooting a 376 to beat the host Yellowjackets’ 409. Ava Miller was match medalist with a 92, while Tawny Graves and Alex Albright each shot 93 and Sophie Villet carded a 98. Each of the last three were in the top 10 of the tournament. Next meet: at the CSAA jamboree at Chippewa Hills Thursday.
Greenville 2nd at NorthPointe Christian: The Yellow Jackets followed up their second-place finish at the Daily News Invitational Saturday with a second at the Grand Rapids NorthPointe Christian Invitational Tuesday. In pool play, Wyoming Kelloggsville lost to Greenville 25-14, 25-13, as did Rivertown Christian 25-21, 25-14. Zion Chrisitan split with the Jackets, losing the first 25-17, but winning the second 25-19. In bracket play, Greenville got Grand Rapids Wellspring Academy 25-13, 25-11 and the host Mustangs 27-25, 24-26, 15-9. But Middleville Thornapple Kellogg won the tournament over the Jackets 20-25, 25-19, 15-7. Leading Greenville was Leah Somerfield with 58 kills and 8 blocks, Morgan Wallin added 97 assists and Kylee Moody had 44 digs. Record: 7-2-1. Next match: at Allendale next Tuesday.
CM 3, Ithaca 0: The Hornets defeated the Yellowjackets in straight sets on Tuesday. The visiting Hornets won 25-14, 25-21, 25-16. Hannah Hollenbeck led Central with seven digs, four kills and two aces. Ann Karwoski added six kills, four digs and three aces. Quote: “I felt like we really played like a family tonight. It was fun to see the girls come together as a team.” — Hornets coach Haley Dawe. Record: 2-3-2. Next match: at Chippewa Hills Sept. 4.
Big Rapids 3, Lakeview 1: The Wildcats could not find the goal after a second half rain delay on Tuesday at Big Rapids. Jonathan Hansen scored on a goal assisted by Jacob Tanis. Lucas Sweet made 10 saves. Kyle Brady, Jimmy Moringstar and Scott Vandersloot scored for the Cardinals. Quote: “There was a rain delay in the second half and it was 1-1. Both teams had chances after the game resumed, but we could not capitalize and Big Rapids did.” — Lakeview coach Chris Smith. Record: 0-2. Next match: at home Thursday against Reed City.