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MANISTEE — Ludington’s girls volleyball team swept Manistee in three sets, 25-10, 25-8 and 25-5 in a West Michigan Conference Lakes Division match at Manistee Tuesday night.

Serving was the key for the Orioles.

“For the most part, our serving was really on tonight,” said Orioles head coach Liz Holden. “We got a lot of good runs. Everyone got the opportunity to get some touches, and played very well. The girls really came together and had fun tonight.”

Leading the way at the service line for the Orioles was Jordyn Anderson, who pounded down 7 aces. She added 1 dig, 10 assists, 1 block and 1 kill.

Following right on her heels was Maddy Vaara with 6 service aces as well as 3 digs and 9 kills for a big night overall. Keelyn Laird also shined at the service line with 4 aces to go with 1 block, 5 kills and 3 digs. Mia Voss contributed 3 aces to the attack.

Karli Mesyar had 2 aces, 1 dig and 4 assists.  Mia Pung added 2 aces, was strong on defense with 10 digs, added 2 assists and knocked down 1 kill.

Ashley McPike’s stat line showed her with 2 blocks, 5 kills and 1 dig. Olivia Lynn added 1 kill, Mya Bryant 2 digs and Morgan Simpson contributed 1 kill.

For the Chippewas it was Allison Kelley with 17 successful serve receptions, 2 blocks, 9 kills and 12 digs while Ashyton Janis had 25 assists.

Ludington returns home for a quad with Fremont, Big Rapids and Whitehall on Thursday night starting at 5 p.m. Manistee is idle now until Tuesday, Sept. 13 when the Chippewas travel to Fremont.