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Detroit Public School League
2020 volleyball championship


Thursday, October 29, 2020

At Detroit Renaissance

2020 Detroit Public School League volleyball champions: Detroit Renaissance


Head coach: Louis Mitchell  Assistant coaches: Jessica Radford, Shannen Lawson, Catherine Ndukwe, Taylor Bell, Earlander Taylor, Kyra Orton, Christoria Collins, Amber Johnson

Players: Brooklyn Jones, Laila Pugh, Lona Barton, Sasha Mayberry, Reyele Williams, Mackenzie Flowers, Trinity Loundomn, Raigane Banks, Rhyane Banks,Mackenzie Jarvis, Sydney Hall, Alexus Everett, Lauren Greene, Kelana Burr



Detroit Renaissance 3, Detroit Cass Technical 1

23-25, 26-24, 25-21, 25-23

The Phoenix ended the Technicians' three-year reign as the Detroit Public School League volleyball champions with a 3-1 comeback victory. Renaissance improved to 18-2 with the victory. Cass Tech won the hard-fought first set 27-25. The second set was another back-and-forth affair with neither team leading by more than two points. With the score tied at 24-24, Renaissance served out the game to net a 26-24 win and tie the match at 1-1. Renaissance pulled away from a 20-20 tie in the third set to win 25-21 as senior Alexus Everett had two kills to close the game and give the Phoenix a 2-1 lead. The Phoenix raced to a 11-2 lead in the fourth set only see the Technicians rally to tie the score at 12-12. The score was tied six more times in the match, the last time at 22-22. The Phoenix pulled away at the end for a 25-23 win and the match.  Everett had eight kills in the final game. Renaissance opens the Michigan High School Athletic Association Division 1, District 27 playoffs on Nov. 4 against Warren Fitzgerald.


> Phoenix rise to PSL championship


Consolation game

Detroit Western International 3, Detroit Communication & Media Arts 0



Tuesday, October 27, 2020

At Detroit Renaissance


Detroit Renaissance 3, Detroit Communication & Media Arts 0

Detroit Cass Technical 3, Detroit Western International 0