The Traverse City Record-Eagle reports that Battle Creek St. Philip proved too much for Leland in its Class D quarterfinal, downing the Comets 3-0 (25-8, 25-11, 25-10). Congratulations on a great run & season Leland!
Last Thursday night the Leland Girls Volleyball took down Brethren 3-2 to capture the Class D Regional title. The Lady Comets (44-10-4) head to Big Rapids tomorrow night at 7 PM to face top-ranked Battle Creek St. Philip, a longtime nemesis. The Record-Eagle reports:
“It’s a challenge, but in order to win a state championship you have to beat them,” Leland coach Laurie Glass said after winning the regional title on Thursday. “So the quarterfinals is as good a time as any.”
The Fighting Tigers have won the last six Class D state titles. In fact, the last team to beat them was Leland for the crown in 2006.
This is the second straight quarterfinal appearance for the Comets. Last year, state runner-up Wyoming Tri-Unity Christian beat them in five games.