The Flying G’s opened the home portion of their schedule on Monday when they defeated Tawas 2-1 and Standish-Sterling 2-0. They lost the final match of the evening to Ogemaw Heights.
Gladwin got off to a slow start in the first set with Tawas falling behind 17-7 before eventually losing 25-15. After regrouping between sets the Flying G’s came back to win the second set 25-21 and the third 15-11 to take the match. Erin Breault came up big for Gladwin in the match recording two aces and 14 kills. Delaney Reynolds had 20 assists. “Erin Breault was phenomenal on defense and offense all night long. Delaney Reynolds defense was a major key to stay in system and set up attacks,” said Coach Tony Wetmore. “Lizzie Haines played strong and smart for her first real varsity matches.”
Gladwin rolled over Standish in the second match winning 25-16, 25-13.
“Overall I thought it was a good starting point for us, it was our first game with referees,” continued Wetmore. “Our tournament Saturday couldn’t find referees so it turned into a scrimmage. We obviously felt the absence of Renae Parrett and Trinity Siegert, but the team stepped up and played well for the circumstances.”
“We know that Ogemaw is a team we have a High likelihood of seeing again at districts in November and we feel that we were in a spot where we can make adjustments and be more competitive with them in the future,” concluded Wetmore.
The Flying G’s are in action again tonight when the host a Quad with Chippewa Hills, Vestaburg, and Houghton Lake starting at 5 p.m.