Girls Varsity Volleyball
ALPENA, MI - The Alpena Volleyball team pushed TC West into extra points in two sets but eventually fell, 3-1, to the Titans on Wednesday night at the Gillespie Gymnasium. In set one, the Titans and Wildcats were tied 11 times throughout before TC West broke a 24-24 tie to win 26-24. The Wildcats jumped out to a 10-5 lead in set two before the Titans went on a 12-3 lead to regain control. Alpena responded by scoring nine straight points and holding on to a 25-23 win. The Titans would win the next two sets (25-18, 28-26) but it was anything but easy. The fourth set saw nine ties and the two teams found themselves ties 24-24. After the Wildcats took a 25-24 lead, the Titans used their size at the net to pull out a thrilling 28-26 win.
Allie DeRocher led the Wildcat effort with 12 kills, 11 digs and a pair of blocks. Defensively, Meghan Roznowski had nine digs and Mackenzie Precord and Kate Skiba each had 11 digs. Emma Dockrill and Jade Gray finished with seven kills each.
Alpena (17-14-3, 3-6 BNC) host Ogemaw Heights on Monday at 6:30pm for Senior Night.