Kings, Jets Advance to Volleyball Regional Finals – Wednesday Sports Wrap

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Secondary school

High school volleyball regional semifinals last night.
• In Division 3, Calumet defeated Bark River-Harris 3-0 (25-10, 25-22, 25-14). Helen Beiring had 18 kills and 16 digs. Allie Bjorn added 10 kills and 5 blocks. Maddie Torola had 6 kills, Jackie Kiilunen had 5 kills, and Laina Kariniemi had 36 assists. Elk Rapids beat Charlevoix 3-2 in the other semi-final. The Copper Kings and Elks meet tomorrow at 6:00 p.m. in Manistique in the Regional Finals. Coverage begins at 5:40 a.m. on Voice of the Copper Kings, KBear 102.3.
• In Division Four, Jeffers defeated Ironwood 3-2 (25-22, 15-25, 24-26, 25-20, 15-4). Kaeda Rajala led the Jets with 11 kills, Sara Johnson had 9 kills and 9 aces, and Hanna Larson added 8 kills. In the other semi-final, Forest Park eliminated Stephenson 3-1. The Jets and Trojans will play for the regional title at Forest Park tomorrow at 7:00 p.m. Eastern Time.

college basketball

The Finlandia women’s basketball team lost a 69-68 heartbreaker to Wisconsin Superior last night. Katie Lundeen’s hard shot from the paint gave the Lions a one-goal lead with 17 seconds to go. The Yellowjackets scored the winner’s basket with 1.6 seconds to go.

The Michigan Tech basketball team was selected to place third at the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference this season. Grand Valley State dominated the preseason coaching poll, receiving nine of the ten first-place votes. Ferris State was selected to finish second. Northern Michigan finished seventh and Lake Superior State tenth. The Huskies’ Ellie Mackay and Northern’s Makaylee Kuhn were named to the preseason first team, and Tech’s Alex Rondorf was named to the second team.

The full GLIAC publication can be found here.

college volleyball

The Michigan Tech volleyball team opens the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference tournament tonight. The fifth-place Huskies will play fourth-place Wayne State.

NHL

The Red Wings lost 3-2 to the Canadiens in a shootout last night. Austin Czarnik and Lucas Raymond scored for Detroit. Ville Husso made 31 saves and took the loss at the net.

The Wings will host the Rangers tomorrow night. Due to NFL football on 99.3 The Lift, we will be joining the ongoing Wings game after Calumet Volleyball on KBear 102.3.

NBA

The Pistons visit the Celtics tonight. Coverage begins at 7:15am on 99.3 The Lift.

MLB

Kolten Wong will return to second base for the Brewers next season. The team picked up its $10 million option.

Upcoming local sports broadcasts:

  • Calumet Volleyball meets Elk Rapids for a regional title tomorrow night in Manistique. Coverage begins at 5:40 a.m. on Voice of the Copper Kings, KBear 102.3.

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