Local volleyball teams getting set for district play

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

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.

 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

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.