The L'Anse volleyball team defeated Ironwood 3-2 in a Class C District opener Tuesday. Click the headings below for MHSAA.tv highlights and the final link to watch the match in full.
HULKONEN SETS LeCLAIRE - L'Anse captured the first set of the match, 25-16 against Ironwood. On this play, Lindsey Hulkonen sets up Vanessa LeCaire for the kill.
FORCE DIGIORGIO - Emily DiGiorgio was outstanding at the net for Ironwood against L'Anse. Here's a big spike in the second set, a marathon game won by the Red Devils, 30-28.
YOUNGGREN OVER THE BLOCK - L'Anse ties the score at 10 in the fourth set when Abbey Younggren lofts one over an Ironwood block. Ironwood won this set, 25-21.
DUDO ENDS A LONG RALLY - Breanna Dudo finishes a long rally by scoring for L'Anse in the fifth set against Ironwood in this Class C District Semifinal.
HOGGARD HITS HORNET WINNER – To wrap up the match, Karli Hoggard drills it home for L'Anse to complete the Purple Hornets' 3-2 win.
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Sarah Bradley ♦ Clarkston Everest Collegiate
Junior ♦ Volleyball
The 6-0 outside hitter had 31 kills – tied for sixth-most in an MHSAA Final – with a .419 hitting percentage and 18 digs as Everest Collegiate came back from a two-set deficit to defeat No. 4-ranked Leland in five in Saturday’s Division 4 championship match at Kellogg Arena. The first Finals title in program history capped a tournament run that saw the Mountaineers also win their first Regional title. Everest entered the postseason ranked No. 10 in Division 4 and finished 32-4-2.
Bradley finished the season with 420 kills, adding 15 in a Quarterfinal win over No. 6 Marlette and 25 in a five-set Semifinal victory over top-ranked Adrian Lenawee Christian during which Everest also came back after losing the first two sets. Bradley was named to the Division 4 all-state first team after earning an honorable mention as a sophomore. She also plays basketball, softball and soccer for the Mountaineers and is interested in pursuing a career in the medical field as she begins contemplating her college possibilities.
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(Photos courtesy of the Clarkston Everest Collegiate athletic department.)