JOHANNESBURG, Mich.— Last year was a tough way to end the season for the Johannesburg-Lewiston varsity girls volleyball team. The Cardinals fell to Inland Lakes in the district finals, losing 3-1 on their home court. This year, the Cardinals got revenge.
For the first time since 2016, the Cardinals won a district title, beating Oscoda 3-1 (25-20, 25-14, 20-25, 25-10) on Saturday. Jamie Burke paced the Cardinals with 14 digs and 13 kills. Jayden Marlatt added 14 digs and 11 kills and Autumn Vermilya finished with 32 assists.
Macy Kellstrom led the charge for the Owls with 19 digs and 18 kills. Kaylin Griggs had 11 digs with six kills and Megan Myles finished with seven kills and a block.
Up next, the Cardinals will head to Manton on Tuesday to face McBain in the regional semifinals. First serve is at 5:30 p.m.