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From Birch Run:
After an impressive weekend showing at the Heritage tournament Saturday, the Freeland Falcons fall short to a tenacious Birch Run team. Coming off weekend wins over Garber and Corunna the Falcons took that momentum into the first with a 25-19 win. Freeland had set two firmly in hand at 19-11 and held on to take that set 25-18. Set three changed the course for the night.
The Panthers of Birch Run took an early 11-7 lead before the Falcons came roaring back and it was back and forth after that until the Panthers finally took the set with the score of 26-24.
The Falcons lost steam after with that tough third set loss and let the fourth set get out of hand for a 14-25 loss. Setting up a fifth set showdown. In the end the Falcons couldn’t get any multiple point rallies going and the Panthers took full advantage of the Falcons errors to take that set 15-11.
The loss brings the Falcons record to 16-5 overall and 2-1 in the conference. Freeland will be back on the court next Wednesday as they host the Alma Panthers.
Frankenmuth hosted Swan Valley in a TVC match up this evening at Frankenmuth High School. The game play was intense and both teams fought hard during the match, going back-and-forth in the early going. The home team gave the visitors all they could handle during the match, but the Vikings were equal to the task this evening and came away with the win 3-1 (27-29, 14-25, 25-23, 18-25) over the Eagles.
Swan Valley stats:
Bridget Raedy- 12 kills, 13 assists, 6 digs, 1 solo block
Claire Bierlein- 17 assists, 12 digs, 4 aces
Natalie Kuhn-10 kills, 10 digs, 1 solo block
Rachel Joslyn- 9 kills, 11 digs, 1 solo block
Ellie MacDonald- 16 digs, 2 assists
Rachel DuRussel- 6 kills, 3 solo blocks, 1 ace