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Wardynski MVP in N. Michigan girls win

IRONWOOD - Just five days after helping the Ontonagon Gladiators to a U.P. track-and-field title, Lori Wardynski added another trophy to her collection Thursday.

Wardynski was named the MVP of the Kiwanis Classic Border Bash after leading Northern Michigan to an 88-70 victory over Northern Wisconsin.

Wardynski led all scorers with 17 points. Emily DiGiorgio of Ironwood had 15. Maria Swartz of Hurley was the second-leading scorer for Northern Wisconsin, tallying 14 points. Katie Stark of state champion Hayward led the squad with 15.

"It was a really fun experience," Wardynski said. "For people...