TROUT LAKE - The Sunnyside Christian High School volleyball team had to fight hard last Friday night, giving it everything they had to come out on top against Glenwood/Trout Lake.
After getting off to a slow start, the Lady Knights came back to beat their opponents, 18-25, 25-20, 25-19, 27-25.
"We got off to a slow start in the first game," said Sunnyside Christian Coach Andrea Dobson of the opening 25-18 loss. "We were not ready to play."
But it was Tori Van Wingerden who got the Lady Knights on the right track during the second game.
"Tori got us going in the second game by setting up the offense and serving," Dobson said. Van Wingerden finished the match with 10 service aces, 2 kills and 8 digs.
She added that Courtney Rice also helped give the Lady Knights the momentum they needed to win against Glenwood/Trout Lake.
"Courtney had a great serving game this match," Dobson said. "She changed the momentum for us in the second and third games."
Rice had 3 kills, 15 digs and 16 service aces against Glenwood/Trout Lake.
Also helping the Sunnyside Christian team was Andrea Schutt, who finished the match with 16 kills, 6 blocks, 10 digs and 8 service aces.
"Andrea had some key blocks and hits for us," Dobson said of Schutt.
Dobson added that Chelsey Jones was another offensive weapon for the team. Jones had 18 kills, 6 service aces, 14 digs and 4 blocks.
"She had some very key hits," Dobson said of Jones.
Jessica Schrotenboer finished the match with 10 aces, 8 kills and 18 digs.
"Jessica served tough," Dobson said.
"That was a key win for us," Dobson said. "We came back from a bad start to take control of the match. I was very proud of the girls and the win."
The Lady Knights (1-1, 2-2) will take to the court again this Tuesday at home against Riverside Christian High School.