Where are Illinois’ top girls’ volleyball recruits headed? (updated 6/17)

(Photo by Dave Ruggles) Illprepvb.com is creating a list of the top players in Illinois who have committed to a college or university to continue their volleyball careers. All coaches and club directors have been invited to provide the names of their players who should be on the list. The attached list features the names of players that have been submitted so far. If you know of a player who has already committed to a college or university, please contact us at Illprepvb@gmail.com. Katie Jablonski of Kaneland and Club Fusion 18 Red, w...

Saturday, March 30 Tournament Results

Saturday, March 30 Tournament Results At Argo At Argo Plainfield North def. Shepard 25-16, 25-15Plainfield North def. Stagg 25-15, 11-25, 15-13Plainfield North def. Providence 25-22, 25-20 (championship) Stagg def. Lockport 18-25, 25-22, 15-13Lockport def. Shepard 25-13, 25-17Lockport def. Hinsdale South 25-17, 25-18 (fifth place)Lockport (9-3). At Conant St. Francis def. Maine West 25-13, 25-16St. Francis def. St. Patrick 25-14, 25-17St. Francis def. Conant 25-7, 25-17St. Francis def. Walter Payton 25-12, 25-16S...

Friday, March 29 Tournament Results

Friday, March 29 Tournament Results At Wheaton Warrenville South Barrington def. Brother Rice 25-22, 25-19Barrington def. Moeller 25-22, 25-21 No. 12 Barrington (6-2): Gabe Hartke (21 kills, 2 blocks), Ricky Gibson (7 kills, 4 aces), Ved Anand-(6 kills, 3 blocks), Ben Ridgway (33 assists, 5 kills, 1 ace), Kyle Vasquez (17 digs), Chris Babicz (13 digs), Cole Bower (6 blocks), Matt Sarnowski ( 4 assists), Luke Kolder (2 aces). St. Rita def. Archbishop McCarthy 25-15, 20-25, 25-22 St. Rita def. Lincoln-Way Central 25-1...

Thursday, March 28 Results

Thursday, March 28 results Geneva def. Larkin 25-16, 26-24Holy Trinity def. Disney II 25-23, 25-13Holy Trinity (1-1): Jelani Jackson (5 kills), Jalen Gomez (4 kills), Mickey Bitew (2 kills), Jonathan Vega (7 assists, 5 service points), Kevin Perez (6 assists, 9 service points). Notre Dame def. Northside Prep 25-13, 25-10No. 19 O'Fallon def. No. 18 Edwardsville 25-13, 25-18No. 20 St. Rita def. Brother Rice 25-22, 25-23St. Rita (6-3, 2-0 in the Chicago Catholic League): Colin Dahill (7 kills, 2 aces), Quinn Coghlan (6 kills), Joe Horn ...

This time, Minooka, Lewis get the better of Marist to win Tiger Classic title

AJ Lewis had 17 kills to lead Minooka past Marist for the Tiger Classic championship. (Photos by Dave Ruggles) Same teams. One week later. Different result. With his team trailing 14-9 in the third set, Minooka’s 6-foot-4 outside hitter AJ Lewis sparked a 5-0 run with 3 kills and a block as the Indians rallied for an 18-25, 26-24, 25-23 victory in the championship match of the 17th annual Tiger Classic at Wheaton Warrenville South.   Lewis finished with 17 kills as Minooka reversed a 25-21, 25-21 loss suffered at the hands of Mar...

Lincoln-Way West, Barrington reach Gold; St. Rita dumps No. 5 seed Arch. McCarthy

Lincoln-Way West defeated Metea Valley and Downers Grove South on Friday to advance to the Gold bracket at the 17th Annual Tiger Classic. https://youtu.be/Q-S--Hv9_vI Lincoln-Way West saw what happened to two other tops seeds Thursday at the 17th Annual Tiger Classic at Wheaton Warrenville South.The Warriors made it a point Friday not to become one of the ignominiously vanquished. “I saw couple of the other seeded teams lost,” said Lincoln-Way West’s 6-foot-4 senior rightside hitter Louden Moran. “I guess that was a good goal for us … ...

Upsets mark first day of Tiger Classic as L-W East, WW South fall in pool play

Naperville Central stunned No. 2 seed Lincoln-Way East Thursday at the Tiger Classic. https://youtu.be/64Bs8RT4ZnQ Second-seeded Lincoln-Way East went down twice. No. 7 seed Wheaton Warrenville South fell once. Unbeaten Marist survived a challenge from Glenbrook North with Marty Jepsen home sick. It was that kind of night Thursday at the 17th Annual Tiger Classic hosted by Wheaton Warrenville South. Naperville Central got the upset ball rolling when it stunned Lincoln-Way East, 25-17, 18-25, 25-21, in the first round of Pool B. ...

Thursday, March 28 Tournament Results

At Wheaton Warrenville South Loyola def. Wheaton Warrenville South 25-20, 25-21No. 5 Loyola (8-1): Jack Howard (8 kills), Henry Clemons (4 kills, 3 aces), Jake Soucheray (2 kills, 1 block), John Hitt (17 assists), Troy Bascon-O'Connell (12 digs). Loyola def. St Charles North 25-15, 25-15No. 5 Loyola (9-1): Jack Howard (9 kills, 2 blocks, 2 aces), Henry Clemons (9 kills), Gavin Elliot (5 kills), John Hitt (19 assists, 2 kills), Ryan Merk (12 digs). Marist def. Benet 25-15, 25-16Marist def. Glenbrook North 24-26, 25-20, 25-...

Wednesday, March 27 Results

Wednesday, March 27 results Illiana Christian def. Rich East 25-22, 25-16 Morton def. Reavis 33-31, 25-19 No. 5 Loyola def. St Ignatius 25-13, 25-10 Loyola (7-1, 2-0 in the Chicago Catholic League): Jack Howard (6 kills), Henry Clemons (5 kills), Gavin Elliot (5 kills, 2 blocks), John Hitt (18 assists). Plainfield East def. Bolingbrook 25-23, 22-25, 27-25 Richards def. St. Laurence 25-14, 25-19 Richards (5-2): Alex Costa (5 kills, 7 aces), Nick Mioni (12 assists), Conrad Para (7 kills). Stagg def. Joliet West 25-23, 25-22 Stagg (2-1): M...

Tuesday, March 26 results

Tuesday, March 26 results Andrew def. Shepard 25-17, 25-17 CICS Northtown def. Hope Academy 25-11, 25-9 No. 18 Edwardsville def. Belleville East 25-8, 25-14 Granite City def. Metro East Lutheran 25-17, 25-17 Lane Tech def. Taft 25-14, 18-25, 25-23 Lincoln-Way Central def. T.F. United 25-17, 25-21 Lincoln-Way Central (3-4): Will Hinchliffe (1 ace, 16 assists, 6 digs), Jimmy Kapsalis (4 kills), Brendan McCarthy (2 aces, 5 kills, 1 block, 5 digs), Jack Yurkanin (2 aces, 10 kills, 2 blocks). Lockport  def. Joliet West 20...