The first week of the volleyball season is in the books, and there might not be a bigger surprise around the Southland than Lockport.
The Porters made their first ever trip to the championship bracket at the 24-team Marist Invitational with pool-play victories over Andrew and Marian on Friday.
The wins didn't stop there.
Matt Sadler and Phil Holle put down six kills apiece as Lockport dispatched Lincoln-Way Central 25-22, 25-15 for a fifth-place showing on Saturday.
"That's the best finish we've ever had in this tournament," Lockport second-year coach Nick Mraz said. "In my opinion, we have a team that can compete with anyone. We'll fly under the...