Week Six Top 20 Boys Volleyball Teams Top 20 Boys Volleyball Teams (Week Five rankings in parenthesis) 1. Marist 25-4 (1)RedHawks have case of St. Louis University (Missouri) blues. 2. Glenbard West 21-2 (2)Hilltoppers beat Naperville Central twice to win Benet invite. 3. Lincoln-Way East 26-3 (3)Griffins stung by Brother Rice in finals of own invite. 4. Brother Rice 24-5 (6)MVP Dan Littleton, Crusaders finally beat Lincoln-Way East. 5. Neuqua Valley 20-4 (4)Mark Borghesi steps in at L1 for injured Jeremy Grove. 6. Lake Park 22-4 (5)Lancer... Week 17 Girls Club Rankings Week 17 Girls Club Rankings(Week 16 rankings in parenthesis) 18s 1. SPVB 18 Elite (1)Next: National Junior Classic May 26-28 at the Great Lakes Center in Aurora, Illinois. 2. Michio Chicago 18 National (2)Note: Michio Chicago 18 National went 3-4 at the USA Volleyball Girls’ Junior National Championships last weekend at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, California, losing to Club V 18 Ren 30-28, 25-16 in the Bronze division semifinals to finish 21st of 35 teams in the 18 Open division.&nbs...

Monday, April 30 results

Fremd def. Stevenson 25-18, 22-25, 25-22Stevenson (19-6, 3-1 in the North Suburban Conference): Matt Cliffer (8 kills, 4 blocks), Gavin Meng (5 kills, 1 dig), George Lie (1 ace, 14 digs), Thomas Finn (6 kills, 1 ace, 14 digs), Leo Chen (10 kills, 6 digs), Will Sorenson (34 assists, 1 kill), Alex Bian (1 kill, 5 digs), Justin Ross (7 kills).Fremd (11-8, 3-4 in the Mid-Suburban West): Aaron Peterson (12 kills, 3 aces, 2 blocks, 4 digs), Rocco Stella (1 ace), Martin Michalski (7 kills, 4 aces, 4 digs), Jacob Peterson (18 assists), Michael Ara

Saturday, April 28 results

At Benet White PoolGlenbard West def. Naperville Central 25-19, 25-19Oswego East def. Oswego 25-19, 18-25, 25-18 Red PoolBenet def. Neuqua Valley 26-24, 21-25, 25-22St. Francis def. Plainfield Central 27-25, 25-22 Gold bracket Glenbard West def. Neuqua Valley 25-22, 25-20Naperville Central def. Benet 27-25, 25-20Neuqua Valley def. Benet 25-16, 25-22 (third place)Glenbard West def. Naperville Central 25-20, 25-20 (championship)Glenbard West (21-2): Jackson Roach (1 ace), Ben Harrington (4 kills, 2 blocks), Stone Metz (3 kills

Brother Rice breaks through against Lincoln-Way East

By Randy WhalenSpecial to Brother Rice senior middle hitter Dan Littleton said it best. "We were kind of sick of it," he said. The "it" was losing to Lincoln-Way East. But the Crusaders no longer have to answer questions about that as they rallied to defeat the host Griffins 20-25, 25-15, 15-11 to win the championship of the Lincoln-Way East Tournament Saturday in Frankfort. Behind Littleton, who was named tournament MVP, and all-tournament selection Kyle Springer (14 kills, 3 blocks aga...