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2015 Quarterfinals/Finals  l  2015 MHSAA Regionals

  2015 MHSAA Districts  l  Tracking the ranked teams

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2015 MHSAA Finals

Saturday, Nov. 21

Kellogg Arena, Battle Creek

 

Class A

2015 champion: Novi

 

No. 1 Novi (55-2-0) 3, No. 6 Romeo (48-8-1) 1

25-16, 20-25, 25-21, 25-17

No. 1 Novi downed defending champion and No. 6-ranked Romeo in four sets to earn its first championship. Paulina Iacobelli had 20 kills and 12 digs for the Wildcats. Ally Cummings had 17 kills and four digs. Victoria Iacobelli had 13 kills and 14 digs. Claire Pinkerton totaled 21 digs. Erin O’Leary had 47 assists.

> Box score

 

> Novi gets revenge on Romeo in Class A rematch

> Class A Final Rematch Goes to Novi

> Novi exacts revenge, seizes state title

> State champs: Novi takes down Romeo, 3-1

> Novi avenges 2014 loss to Romeo, wins Class A championship

> Novi takes down Romeo, 3-1

> Romeo falls short in championship match

> Gia Milana cements her place in record books as Romeo falls to Novi in Class A final

> Novi ready for second chance at Romeo and a state title

> Bulldogs have ‘nothing to hold back’

 

 

Class B

2015 champion: Ann Arbor Gabriel Richard

 

No. 1 Ann Arbor Gabriel Richard (42-0-0) 3, No. 8 North Branch (57-12-2) 0

25-21, 25-14, 25-19

No. 1 Ann Arbor Gabriel Richard swept defending champion and No. 8-ranked North Branch to earn its first championship. Jurnee Tipton had 26 kills and 11 digs for Gabriel Richard. Emily Tanski had 23 kills and 14 digs. Rachel Dunlavy had 11 digs. Sydney Burton had six kills. Emma Nowak had 50 assists.

> Box score

 

> Ann Arbor Richard goes undefeated

> Gabriel Richard Achieves Volleyball Perfection

> Ann Arbor Richard volleyball Class B crown is pristine one

> Perfection achieved: Ann Arbor Gabriel Richard wins Class B state title

> North Branch bid for repeat Class B volleyball state title denied

 

 

Class C

2015 champion: Bronson

 

No. 1 Bronson (57-10-3) 3, No. 2 Monroe St. Mary Catholic Central (37-9-1) 0

25-22, 25-21, 26-24

No. 1 Bronson defeated defending champion and No. 2-ranked Monroe St. Mary Catholic Central in three hard-fought sets. It is Bronson’s first title since 2009. Kirin Cekander had 11 kills and 15 digs. Jill Pyles had nine kills and two digs. Allison Sikorski added seven kills and seven digs. Alexa Ratkowski had 34 assists and six kills for Bronson.

> Box score

 

> Bronson Finds Class C Championship Mix

> Cekander leads Bronson to title

> Bronson wins Class C volleyball state championship

> Balanced Bronson sweeps Monroe St. Mary in Class C final

 

 

Class D

2015 champion: Leland

 

No. 3 Leland (49-7-4) 3, No. 2 Battle Creek St. Philip (48-17-2) 0

25-20, 25-23, 25-23

No. 3 Leland stunned nine-time defending Class D champion and No. 2-ranked Battle Creek St. Philip in three close sets. Maddie Trumbull had 14 kills and 14 digs to lead Leland. Allie Martin had six kills and 15 digs. ViAnne Hennig added six kills. Julie Bardenhagen had 10 digs. Ella Siddall had 30 assists and three digs.

> Box score

 

> Leland ends St. Philip’s streak

> Battle Creek St. Philip volleyball goes down swinging to Leland in Class D title match

> Leland Takes Back Title as St. Phil Streak Ends

> Hold heads high St. Philip, Harper Creek

> Leland ends St. Philip's title run in D

> Leland ends St. Philip's volleyball state title streak at nine

 

 

2015 MHSAA Semifinals

Thursday Friday, Nov. 19 20

Kellogg Arena, Battle Creek

 

Class A

2014 champion: Romeo

 

Thursday, Nov. 19

No. 6 Romeo 3, Livonia Churchill 2

23-25, 25-13, 20-25, 25-16, 15-10

> Box score

 

> Milana, Romeo avoid upset in five

> Romeo survives another Game 5, reaches Class A finals

> Bulldogs face another finals exam

> Romeo spikers elude Churchill upset bid in 5 sets

> Gia Milana has killer night to lift Romeo volleyball to 5-set victory over Livonia Churchill in Class A semis

> Livonia Churchill puts forth gritty effort in 3-2 loss to Romeo in Class A volleyball semifinals

 

> State volleyball semis ready to roll

> Preview: Set for Memorable Finishes

> Bulldogs go trucking into the semis

> Kelly sparks Bulldogs `when we need her most'

 

Thursday, Nov. 19

No. 1 Novi 3, No. 3 Grand Rapids Christian 0

25-18, 25-18, 25-18

> Box score

 

> Novi downs Grand Rapids Christian

> Top-ranked Novi sets up title rematch with Romeo

> Novi sweeps GR Christian, sets up championship rematch with Romeo

> Dylynn Otte plays with fractured foot, Grand Rapids Christian falls to Novi in Class A Semifinal

> Novi volleyball continues sweep of Class A tournament with quick win over Grand Rapids Christian

 

> Pressure is off Novi heading into Thursday's semifinal

 

 

Class B

2014 champion: North Branch

 

Friday, Nov. 20

No. 1 Ann Arbor Gabriel Richard 3, No. 7 Goodrich 0

25-17, 25-9, 25-14

> Box score

 

> Gabriel Richard stays unbeaten, sweeps its way past Goodrich and into the Class B state finals

> Goodrich volleyball ends historic season with 3-set loss to undefeated Gabriel Richard

 

Friday, Nov. 20

No. 8 North Branch 3, No. 4 Battle Creek Harper Creek 1

25-20, 22-25, 25-20, 29-27

> Box score

 

> North Branch unexpectedly advances to fifth state final in seven years with upset of Harper Creek

> Harper Creek's state tourney run ends in Class B semis

> North Branch plays spoiler, 3-1

> Battle Creek Harper Creek takes North Branch to four sets, loses in Class B semifinals

> Battle Creek becomes Volleyball City

 

 

Class C

2014 champion: Monroe St. Mary Catholic Central

 

Friday, Nov. 20

No. 1 Bronson 3, No. 5 Traverse City St. Francis 1

25-18, 25-27, 25-15, 25-23

> Box score

 

> Finesse scoring lifts Bronson volleyball to 3-1 win over St. Francis in Class C semifinals

> Traverse City St. Francis sees bright side after Class A semifinal loss to Bronson

> Bronson runs down St. Francis

> Bronson gets big win to advance to Class C state final

 

Friday, Nov. 20

No. 2 Monroe St. Mary Catholic Central 3, No. 8 Brown City 2

19-25, 25-15, 19-25, 25-12, 15-9

> Box score

 

> Monster 4th set helps St. Mary Catholic Central top Brown City in 5 sets in Class C semis

> Brown City takes defending Class C state champs to five sets before bowing out

> St. Mary CC advances in five

 

 

Class D

2007 (Winter) 2014 champion: Battle Creek St. Philip

 

Thursday, Nov. 19

No. 2 Battle Creek St. Philip 3, No. 1 Plymouth Christian 1

24-26, 25-23, 25-16, 28-26

> Box score

 

> St. Philip setting up 10th title

> Battle Creek St. Philip maintains poise, beats Plymouth Christian 3-1 in Class D semifinals

> St. Philip volleyball to play for another Class D crown

> St. Philip rallies in Game 2, ousts Plymouth Christian

> St. Philip downs Eagles in hard-fought Class D semi

 

> Plymouth Christian excited to make it to Battle Creek for Class D semifinals

> McKinzie creates own legacy for St. Philip volleyball

 

Thursday, Nov. 19

No. 3 Leland 3, Crystal Falls Forest Park 1

23-25, 27-25, 25-18. 28-26

> Box score

 

> Leland rallies to set up rematch

> Leland gets rematch with Battle Creek St. Philip after beating Crystal Falls Forest Park in Class D semifinals

> Mistakes doom Crystal Falls Forest Park in heartbreaking Class D semifinal loss to Leland

 

 

 

2015 MHSAA Quarterfinals

Tuesday, Nov. 17

 

Class A

2014 champion: Romeo

 

At Gibraltar Carlson

Livonia Churchill 3, Monroe 0

26-24, 25-21, 25-21

 

At Midland Dow

No. 6 Romeo 3, Traverse City West 0

25-19, 25-13, 25-10

 

At West Bloomfield

No. 1 Novi 3, Grosse Pointe North 0

25-11, 25-15, 25-19

 

At Caledonia

No. 3 Grand Rapids Christian 3, No.2 Mattawan 1

25-21, 18-25, 25-23, 25-21

 

 

Class B

2014 champion: North Branch

 

At Clawson

No. 7 Goodrich 3, Livonia Ladywood 1

25-23, 25-22, 25-27, 25-19

 

At Leslie

No. 1 Ann Arbor Gabriel Richard 3, No. 3 Lake Odessa Lakewood 0

25-18, 25-22, 25-12

 

At Gladwin

No. 8 North Branch 3, No. 5 Cadillac 1

25-19, 25-21, 20-25, 25-15

 

At Allegan

No. 4 Battle Creek Harper Creek 3, Coopersville 0

26-24, 25-19, 25-16

 

Class C

2014 champion: Monroe St. Mary Catholic Central

 

At Vicksburg

No. 1 Bronson 3, No. 6 Grand Rapids NorthPointe Christian 0

25-17, 25-22, 25-16

 

At Manistique

No. 5 Traverse City St. Francis 3, Calumet 0

25-23, 25-16, 26-24

 

At Lapeer

No. 8 Brown City 3, New Lothrop 1

25-21, 25-23, 19-25, 25-16

 

At Manchester

No. 2 Monroe St. Mary Catholic Central 3, Laingsburg 1

25-20, 20-25, 25-22, 25-14

 

 

Class D

2007 (Winter) 2014 champion: Battle Creek St. Philip

 

At Battle Creek Lakeview

No. 2 Battle Creek St. Philip 3, No. 8 Mendon 1

25-16, 25-23, 10-25, 25-8

 

At Lake Fenton

No. 1 Plymouth Christian 3, No. 9 Marine City Cardinal Mooney 0

25-14, 25-19, 25-18

 

At Buckley

No. 3 Leland 3, Mt. Pleasant Sacred Heart 0

 

At Manistique

Crystal Falls Forest Park 3, Rogers City 1

25-23, 18-25, 25-23, 25-16

 

 

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