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Ironwood keeps district run going, to play Calumet in final tonight


November 7, 2019

Jason Juno/Daily Globe

Ironwood's Laney Osterholm (8) and Iron Mountain's Annslee Runsat meet at the net during Wednesday night's district semifinal at John Krznarich Gym in Ironwood.

IRONWOOD - Ironwood sure has taken to heart the old mantra that regular-season records don't matter come tournament time.

The 9-15 Red Devils have now won more district tournament games (two) than conference games (one) as they prepare to host a district final against Calumet tonight. Ironwood beat Iron Mountain 25-14, 18-25, 25-15, 25-16 in Wednesday night's MHSAA Division 3 District 65 semifinal.

"It just goes to show a record doesn't tell you what kind of team you're coming up against," Iron Mountain coach Jeanne Newberry said. "They are kind of a Cinderella team right now."

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