By Geoff Kimmerly
Second Half editor
Each weekday of the school year, we break down the top headlines courtesy of Michigan’s sports media.
Girls Volleyball Districts began Monday with 141 matches across the state, filling today’s list of achievers.
1. Volleyball: After the teams split during the regular season, No. 8 Traverse City St. Francis downed Elk Rapids in a Division 3 District opener – WPBN
2. Volleyball: Ann Arbor Skyline came back from a two-set deficit to win a Division 1 District opener – Saline Post
3. Volleyball: Lake City came back from losing the first set to down McBain in four in Division 3 – Cadillac News
4. Volleyball: No. 4 Lowell improved to 37-3-2 with a sweep of Grand Rapids Forest Hills Central in Division 1 – FOX 17
5. Volleyball: Niles Brandywine improved to 44-5 with a sweep of Watervliet in Division 3 – South Bend Tribune
6. Volleyball: Manistique swept Bark River-Harris to open the week with a Division 3 victory – Escanaba Daily Press
7. Volleyball: Sanford Meridian and Harrison traded sets, with Meridian coming out with a 3-2 win in Division 3 – Midland Daily News
8. Volleyball: No. 7 Rockford also earned a Division 1 sweep, over Grand Rapids Forest Hills Northern – FOX 17
9. Volleyball: Bay City Western downed rival Bay City Central in a Division 1 sweep – Bay City Times
10. Volleyball: Honorable mention Adrian Madison advanced in Division 3 with a sweep of Clinton – Adrian Daily Telegram
Also of note …
Volleyball: From Saturday, Division 4 No. 5 Camden-Frontier upset No. 3 Battle Creek St. Philip to claim the Southern Central Athletic Association tournament title; the two have since traded spots in this week’s final poll – Hillsdale Daily News