Grosse Pointe Farms, Grosse Pointe Woods
North, Liggett fall in regionals
By Thomas Franz
November 20, 2013
FARMINGTON — Grosse Pointe North saw its volleyball season come to a close on Nov. 12, falling to Farmington Hills Mercy in three games, 25-23, 25-19, 25-12.
Junior outside hitter Christa Raicevich led North with 11 kills and three aces. Senior Caitlin Gaitley added six kills for North, while junior Maddy Bessert added five.
North finished its season with a 23-15-7 record and a 6-4 mark in MAC Red play.
North had two seniors on this year’s roster in Gaitley and Colleen Reveley.
Liggett fell in the regional final round of the Class C state tournament to Auburn Hills Oakland Christian in three games, 25-14, 25-7, 25-12. To advance to the regional final, Liggett defeated Royal Oak Shrine 3-0 in the regional semifinal, and the Knights won their district title with a 3-0 win against Detroit Edison Public.
About the author
Staff Writer Thomas Franz covers Macomb Township, Chippewa Valley Schools and the Macomb County Board of Commissioners for the Macomb Township Chronicle. He also covers sports primarily for the Shelby-Utica News. He has worked for C & G Newspapers since 2013 and attended Michigan State University.
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