In the first match of the day, the women faced Bryant Stratton, who ended up in the finals. Lake Michigan began the first set neck in neck with their opponent and fell 19-25. The Lady Red Hawks came back in full force in the second set as they fought winning 26-24. The women took the Lady Bobcats again in the third set winning 25-23 but fell in the fourth losing 18-25. It came to the fifth and final set where Lake Michigan could not find their rhythm and fell 5-15.
This fired them up for the second match against Olive Harvey where the Lady Red Hawks won in three sets. Lake Michigan dominated the first set and won 25-8. They continued this pattern against the Panthers winning 25-6 and 25-6 in the second and third sets winning the match.
In their second day of the tournament, the women continued their streak and defeated Southwestern Illinois College in five sets. The game started off slow as the women lost the first set 23-25. They turned it around the second set winning 25-22 and the third set 25-19. The Lady Snow Leopards came back in the fourth set winning 25-13. The Lady Red Hawks responded back in the fifth set winning 15-11 and taking the match.
In the finals of the consolation bracket, the women faced John Wood and fell in four sets. In the first set, they battled back and forth but ended up losing 21-15. They bounced back in the second set as they won 25-22. Their sails began to fall in the third set as they fell 13-25 and fourth set 18-25. The women ended 2-2 for the weekend.
The Lady Red Hawks will head to Muskegon Community College on Tuesday, September 10, 2019 with a 6:30 pm start.