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Copper Kings win West PAC tourney

The Calumet High School volleyball team won the West PAC tournament Saturday in Ishpeming. Front row, from left: Danika Billeck, Ellen Sturos, Cami Johnson, Kenli Anderson, Madison Peterlin, Elli Djerf and manager Jillian Pieti. Back row, from left: Anna Kingstrom, Gloria Hendrickson, Jasmyn Myyti, Molly Larson, Elle Taivalkoski, Emma Gariepy, Kristi Keranen, Lexi Johnson, Jenna Tarnowski, Andrea Kariniemi and coach Matt Laho. (Submitted Photo)

ISHPEMING — With a two-set victory Saturday, the Calumet Copper Kings won the West PAC Tournament held at Westwood High School.

The Copper Kings defeated the Patriots, 25-20 and 25-21, to seal the victory in the championship match.

Calumet went 2-1 in pool play to start the day. They topped Hancock, 25-6 and 25-13, before taking on the hosts. The Copper Kings defeated the Patriots, 25-14 and 25-5.

In their final match of pool play, Calumet dropped the first set, 25-17, before winning the second 25-13. The Miners took the tiebreaker 15-10.

In the semifinals, Calumet defeated Houghton, 25-21 and 25-22, to earn a spot in the championship match.

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