Cadillac — The Ludington Girls Volleyball Team’s stronger defense helped the Orioles secure first place in the silver bracket at the Cadillac Invitational on Saturday.
But first, the Orioles played morning pool, splitting with Traverse City Central (22-25, 26-24), losing to the Saginaw Valley Lutherans (23-25, 21-25) and losing to Lakewood (25-10, 25-10). 25-22).
Moving on to silver bracket play, the Orioles made it past Midland (25-17, 25-16), defeated Shelby in the bracket semifinals (25-22, 25-18), and qualified for the championship match (32-30, 25-9).
Orioles leaders include Madi Varra, who had 43 kills, 15 digs, 2 service aces, 2 assists, and 3 blocks, and Karlie Meshal, who finished with 26 digs, 14 assists, and 4 aces.
Ashley McPike also made a big step up with 14 blocks and 13 kills, while Mir Pung had 6 aces, 12 digs and 2 assists.
Jordyn Anderson stepped up the offense with 69 assists, 13 blocks added, 19 kills, 8 digs and 9 service aces. Keelin also had solid numbers with Laird, 23 digs, 29 kills, 8 blocks and 2 aces.
Mia Voss had 3 aces, 1 dig, 5 blocks and 2 kills. Olivia Lynn she had 8 blocks, 1 kill and 1 dig. Mya Bryant finished with 1 ace and she with 1 dig, while Morgan Simpson finished with 2 digs.
Ludington plans to resume the West Michigan Conference Lakes game against Muskegon Orchard View in Muskegon on Tuesday night.