Alcona beats Joburg for district crown

LINCOLN — The Alcona volleyball team defeated Johannesburg-Lewiston in four sets on Thursday’s district final matchup.

The Tigers won by scores of 25-14, 2-25, 25-15 and 25-19 to capture the district crown and celebrate on their home court.

The defensive effort was strong all night and Alcona was led by Hailee Gordy and Janelle Carpenter who each had 10 kills. Lily Seager and Taylor Livingston both added nine kills apiece in the victory.

The Tigers advance to play in a regional semifinal game on Tuesday against Elk Rapids in Houghton Lake.