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October 23, 2012

Marian and Our Lady of the Lakes take CHSL volleyball crowns

By Christian Davis
C & G Sports Writer

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Bloomfield Hills Marian junior Teryn Findley hits a shot over the hands of a Farmington Hills Mercy defender Oct. 22 in the CHSL A-B tournament championship. The Mustangs won in three games.

Bloomfield HIlls Marian and Waterford Our Lady of the Lakes won their respective Catholic High School League championships Oct. 22 at Madonna University.

Marian beat Farmington Hills Mercy 25-22, 25-14 and 25-8 for their third A-B championship in the last five years, ending the Marlins' streak of two straight.

"When you win three or four in a row, you kind of get used to it, but if you lose two in a row, it's a different feeling when you do win it," Marian coach Irick Gardner said. "It's certainly up there with the other championships we've won."

Lakes beat Bloomfield Hills Sacred Heart 25-19, 25-9 and 25-23, taking its first C-D title since 2001.


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