Volleyball Lands 2nd Place Finish in Lakeland Tournament
LCCC’s Volleyball team wrapped up the Shannon McBride Invitational Tournament hosted by Lakeland CC with a 3-0 win against Mercyhurst NE 3-0 before falling to Division II Sinclair 0-3 in their finale. They finished the weekend 3-1 and took second place in the tournament to improve their season record to 8-4.
Lorain had a rematch against Mercyhurst NE, a team they beat 3-1 in their home opener this season. They fared even better this time around winning by scores of 25-21, 25-14, and 25-18. Lydia Solak LaGrange/Christian Community School) and Maddie Markovich (Sheffield Village/Christian Community School) led the team with 9 kills each, while Markovich sparked the defense with 18 digs. Brooklyn Hudson (Fitchville/New London) and Myah McDonald (Avon) each added 13 digs. Vanecia Billings (Lorain/Clearview) had 7 kills and 4 blocks. Kara Sullinger (N. Ridgeville) fired off 3 aces and led the offense with 27 assists.
The Commodores had a much tougher match in their finale…facing off against Division II Sinclair. Final scores were 19-25, 16-25, and 23-25. Markovich again led the team in kills and digs, with 6 and 15 respectively. Solak also had 6 kills and Billings once again led the team in blocks with 5 for the match. Hudson added 10 digs.
LCCC hosts Lakeland Community College at home for an OCCAC Conference matchup at 6 p.m., Wednesday, September 11 in the Ewing Activity Center.
Contact: Shelly Miller/SID