Local volleyball teams getting set for district play

By: Jason Carmel Davis | Sterling Heights Sentry | Published October 29, 2013

 The Sterling Heights Stevenson volleyball team takes on Romeo in a Class A district quarterfinal set for 7 p.m. Nov. 4 at Utica Ford II. Pictured is Titans outside hitter/defensive specialist Emma Puzzuoli during a regular-season matchup 
against Fraser.

The Sterling Heights Stevenson volleyball team takes on Romeo in a Class A district quarterfinal set for 7 p.m. Nov. 4 at Utica Ford II. Pictured is Titans outside hitter/defensive specialist Emma Puzzuoli during a regular-season matchup against Fraser.

Photo by Patricia O’Blenes

The local volleyball teams are gearing up for the start of the 2013 Michigan High School Athletic Association district playoffs, which runs Nov. 4-9.

Sterling Heights Stevenson and Utica Ford II will be a part of the same Class A district, hosted by Ford. Stevenson takes on Romeo in a Class A quarterfinal set for 7 p.m. Nov. 4. The winner will take on Utica High at 7 p.m. Nov. 6 at Ford. The host Falcons received a bye through the district quarters and will take on Utica Eisenhower at 5 p.m. Nov. 6. The district final is slated for 7 p.m. Nov. 7.

Sterling Heights High will play the winner of a Clinton Township Chippewa Valley match in a Class A semifinal set for 7 p.m. Nov. 6 at St. Clair Shores Lake Shore. The final of the Lake Shore district is set for 6 p.m. Nov. 7 at Lake Shore.

Sterling Heights Parkway Christian will face off against Marine City Cardinal Mooney in a Class D semi set for 7 p.m. Nov. 6 at Cardinal Mooney. That district final is slated for 6 p.m. Nov. 8 at Cardinal Mooney.

Warren Cousino will face either Warren Regina or Warren Woods Tower in a Class A district semi set for 7 p.m. Nov. 6 at Tower. The Patriots received a bye through the quarterfinals. The district final in the Tower grouping is set for 7 p.m. Nov. 7 at Tower.

For updated information on the 2013 MHSAA state volleyball playoffs, check www.candgnews.com or www.mhsaa.com.