Lakers Volleyball Improves at Salem Invitational
At Saturday's Salem HS Invitational, the West Bloomfield High School varsity volleyball team went 1-4 in the morning round robin pool play, beating Franklin (23-25, 35-23, 15-8) and losing to Notre Dame Prep (15-25, 22-25), Salem White (25-17, 19-25, 3-15), and Salem Blue (18-25, 25-15, 8-15). They rebounded in the afternoon to defeat Franklin (25-19, 25-13) before bowing out to Notre Dame Prep (17-25, 20-25).
West Bloomfield was led by Tara Heald (42 kills, 42 digs, and 11 aces) and Jordan White (42 kills, 41 digs, and 3 aces).
"We showed improvement in the afternoon," said coach Julian Wargo. "Our serving was stronger and our defense played better." The Lakers now stand at 7-13-1 (overall), 1-1 (OAA White).
West Bloomfield returns to action on Thursday at home against Harrison HS in their first-ever "Volley for a Cure" night, to bring awareness to the battle against breast cancer.