Glenbard West’s ‘championship mentality’ rules the day at Benet

Naperville Central’s John Davis wasn’t sure where his prom was being held Saturday night. “It’s at a hotel, an Embassy Suites, I think,” he said. “People make the plans and I just follow.” But Davis had a pretty good idea what happened to his team in the second set of the championship ma...

Friday, April 27 results

At Benet White PoolGlenbard West def. Oswego East 25-11, 25-21Glenbard West def. Oswego 25-9, 25-18Naperville Central def. Oswego 25-21, 25-14Naperville Central def. Oswego East 25-20, 25-22 Red PoolNeuqua Valley def. Plainfield Central 25-18, 25-21Neuqua Valley def. St. Francis 25-21, 25-15Benet def. St. Francis 25-22, 25-23Benet def. Plainfield Central 25-9, 25-18 Benet def. St. Francis 25-22, 25-23Benet (17-7): Jack Andringa (9 kills, 1 block, 8 digs), John Folts (6 kills, 5 digs, 2 aces), Nick Crnkovich (3 kills, 3 blocks), C

Friday, April 27 results

Montini def. St. Laurence 25-18, 25-19Montini (13-3, 3-0 in the Catholic League): Michael Gergan (6 kills), Charlie Woods (5 kills, 1 block), Connor Lindemann (5 kills, 2 aces), Andrew Vogrin (2 kills, 2 blocks, 2 aces, 18 assists). Mundelein def. Antioch 19-25, 25-14, 25-19Mundelein (13-11, 2-2 in the North Suburban Conference): Ben Arebalo (2 aces, 1 assist), Steven Miritello (24 assists, 3 kills, 2 aces), Marc Rey (4 kills, 2 blocks, 2 aces), Abram Nazario (9 kills, 1 ace, 1 block), Eric Morales (2 kills, 1 block), Tyler Vander Ploeg (4 kill

Thursday, April 26 results

Barrington def. Palatine 23-25, 25-10, 25-20Barrington (19-5, 7-0 in the Mid-Suburban West): Michael O'Toole (18 kills), Gabe Hartke (12 kills, 1 block, 1 ace), Petar Lumovic (8 killls, 4 blocks), Dillon Davey (2 blocks), Evan Carroll (33 assists, 7 assists), Kyle Vasquez (12 digs, 1 ace), Thomas Chapman (7 digs), Luke Kolder (1 ace).Palatine (17-6, 5-2 in the Mid-Suburban West): Curtis McLennan (10 kills), Johnny O’Shea (6 kills, 5 blocks, 8 digs), Ben Rinella (15 assists, 7 digs), Wiesenmayer (3 aces), Bryant Smith (3 blocks), McGarvey (8 dig

Wednesday, April 25 results

Glenbard West def. St. Patrick 25-17, 25-10Glenbard West (17-2):  Ryan Swartz (10 kills, 1  block, 1 dig), Stone Metz (3 kills, 1 blocks, 6 digs), Ben Harrington (12 kills, 2 blocks, 2 digs), JT Ardell (3 kills, 1 blocks, 1 dig), Connor Williams (3 kills, 1 block), Henry Curtis (32 assists, 3 kills, 3 digs, 1 ace), Zack Morris (5 digs, 1 ace) , Nicco Cavalcante (2 digs). Glenbrook North def. Maine West 25-15, 25-22Maine West: Liam Skinner (5 kills, 3 blocks), Jack Collins (3 kills), Shivam

Naperville North staggers Wheaton North in DuPage Valley showdown

Good things happen when you put the ball in play. After a kill by 6-foot-6 middle blocker Chase Olson allowed Naperville North to fight off one match point down 24-22 in the third set of the Huskies’ DuPage Valley Conference showdown Tuesday against visiting Wheaton North, Darius Baginskis went back to the service line. The junior l...

Tuesday, April 24 results

Addison Trail def. Morton 25-10, 25-14Addison Trail (16-3, 4-0 in the West Suburban Gold): Jacob Grygo (23 assists, 6 kills, 2 aces, 2 blocks), David Zielinski (12 kills, 4 digs, 2 blocks, 2 aces), Justin Werderitch (4 kills, 3 blocks), Joe Mosny (3 kills, 2 blocks), Mikey Strycharz (3 kills), Bryan Florian (13 digs), Christopher Garcia (6 digs). Barrington def. Schaumburg 25-16, 25-22Barrington (18-5, 6-0 in the Mid-Suburban West): Gabe Hartke (8 kills, 2 aces), Michael O'Toole (7 kills, 6 digs), Petar Lumovic (6 kills, 2 blocks), Evan C...

Monday, April 23 results

Deerfield def. Prospect 25-16, 26-24Deerfield (16-5): Kelan Burns (8 kills, 2 blocks, 12 digs, 1 ace), Jairon Hsieh (6 kills, 8 digs, 2 aces),Caedon Hsieh (18 assists, 6 digs), Jacob Shapiro (3 kills, 3 blocks, 4 digs, 1 ace).Highland Park def. Mundelein 25-21, 25-16Mundelein (11-11, 1-2 in the North Suburban Conference): Ben Arebalo (13 digs), Steven Miritello (12 assists, 2 kills, 6 digs), Marc Rey (2 kills, 1 dig), Abram Nazario (3 kills, 2 digs), Eric Morales (2 kills, 5 digs), Tyler Vander Ploeg (2 kills), Martin Carrillo (5 kills, 1...