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Dakota makes it two-for-two in tournaments PHOTO GALLERY

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(Photo Gallery by David Dalton)

The host Dakota Cougars beat Anchor Bay (25-21, 25-21) in the Gold Division final to win their second tournament of the season.

Dakota also beat Lake Orion (25-15, 25-16), Stevenson (25-22, 25-14), Rochester Hills Stoney Creek (25-22, 25-21), Walled Lake Central (25-22, 25-19) and Troy (25-17, 25-14).

The Cougars were led on the day by Olivia Patton (137 assists, 23 digs, five aces), Lacey Juengel (40 kills, 24 digs, four aces), Jessica Lodge (28 kills, nine digs), Anja Savich (27 digs), Mackenzie Kepler (47 kills, seven aces, four blocks, 26 digs) and Emily Jansen (21 kills, five aces, 10 digs.

The Tars were led in the championship match by Maria Mallon (eight kills, eight digs), Alyssa Truba (five blocks), Natalie Stass (five blocks), Kelsey Cooney (two blocks), Abby Evans (four digs), Kaela Stoll (seven digs), Khloee Stoll (two digs), Justine Stewart (five digs, 13 assists) and Lindsay McBride (three kills).

Anchor Bay had wins over Midland (25-17, 23-25, 15-13), Grant (25-16, 25-13), Marian (25-21, 25-22) and Stoney Creek (25-21, 25-14). Lake Orion beat the Tars (25-19, 25-23).

Eisenhower, which finished in a three-way tie in pool play, went 5-1 on the day and won the Silver Division title. The Eagles (9-3 overall) beat Birmingham Seaholm (21-25, 25-23, 16-14), Notre Dame Prep (22-25, 25-22, 15-9), Walled Lake (25-14, 25-16), Flushing (25-20, 25-14) and Grant (25-15, 20-25, 15-12). Their only loss was to Stevenson (25-23, 25-23).

They were led by Payton Kennelly (118 assists, 60 digs, 10 kills, four blocks, seven aces), Hailey Barden (42 kills, 42 digs, nine aces), Marissa Durand (43 kills, 11 digs, two blocks), Kathryn Ciraulo (24 kills, 10 blocks, 13 digs, six aces), Meghan Dombrowski (22 kills, five blocks), Sam Palazzolo (56 digs, 11 assists, three aces) and Mikella VanLith (43 digs, two aces).

Stevenson went 2-2 on the day with wins over Eisenhower (25-23, 25-23) and Birmingham Seaholm (25-22, 25-19) and losses to Notre Dame Prep (25-22, 25-22) and Dakota. The Titans were led by Venesa Husar (21 kills, 20 blocks, nine digs), Shannon Carr (42 digs, 80 assists, five aces), Corinne Herrmann 38 digs, 23 kills, six blocks) and Sarah Dickey (57 digs, 61 service receptions, five assists).

Last Updated: 8/28/2016 12:11:29 PM EST