Gremlins, Lakes sweep
HOUGHTON – Elisa Jurmu’s seven kills and 14 digs led Houghton to a 3-0 (25-19, 25-15, 25-17) sweep of West Iron County in their regular season finale Tuesday.
Houghton (33-16, 5-3 WestPAC) spread the chances around, with Sydney Dillinger getting four kills, four blocks and 10 digs, Ashlyn Kero four kills and eight digs, Jada Riutta five kills and six aces and Annika Wheeler five kills.
Lexi Pyykkonen (11) and Kenna Farrey (10) split Houghton’s assists.
The Gremlins begin Class B district play Wednesday at the winner of Monday’s Gladstone-Kingsford match.
Lake Linden-Hubbell 3,
LAKE LINDEN – Lake Linden-Hubbell finished its home slate by sweeping L’Anse 25-17, 25-16, 26-24 in non-league play Tuesday.
Erin Gast’s ace on match point was her fourth and LL-H’s seventh and final one of the set. Sarah Audette had five aces for the match to lead the Lakes.
LL-H spread the kills out evenly, with Ciara Larson getting eight and Abby McConnon and Morgan Codere posting seven apiece.
Larson also led the LL-H defense with 16 digs. Codere and Carli Ongie contributed 10 apiece. Audette had 21 assists.
LL-H plays host Baraga in the second of two Class D district semifinals on Tuesday night. L’Anse hosts its Class C district and will play Hancock in a 6 p.m. match Tuesday, but before that, closes the regular season with a home match against Ontonagon Thursday.