Saturday, November 16 results

Illini Bluffs’ Emma Hicks (13) tries to get past the Newark block during the Class 1A championship game Saturday in Normal. (Photo by Dave Ruggles)

Saturday, November 16 IHSA finals
at Redbird Arena

Class 1A

Third place


Athens def. Norris City-Omaha-Enfield 24-26, 25-16, 25-9

Norris City-Omaha-Enfield (38-4 overall): Mattie Wells (22 assists, 12 digs), Hollan Everett (1 dig), Evie Duncan (8 kills, 19 digs), Emilee Bishop (7 kills, 9 digs, 1 block), Sophie Neal (9 kills, 1  assist, 9 digs), Kennedy Cook (4 kills, 1 assist, 3 digs), Abby Black (3 digs), Erin Wicker (1 assist, 1 dig), Tri Karnes (3 assists, 5 digs).
Athens (31-6 overall): Morghan Kerwin (23 assists, 8 digs), McKayla Clark (1 block, 4 digs), Caroline Lendy (26 kills, 1 ace, 15 digs), Adrien Barrett (12 kills, 1 ace, 12 digs), Sophia Chavis (3 kills, 3 digs), Becky Barrett (5 assists, 23 digs), Ashlyn Weatherford (15 assists, 2 digs), Delayne Chambers (1 kill, 1 block).  

Championship

Newark celebrates its second Class 1A championship. (Photo by Dave Ruggles)

Newark def. Illini Bluffs 25-19, 25-22
Newark (40-2): Taylor Christian (1 kill, 17 assists, 2 digs), Mattie Chapman (6 kills, 1 block), Cassidy Adams (1 ace, 3 digs), Naomi Sweeney (1 kill, 5 digs), Madi Malone (10 kills, 1 assist, 6 digs, 1 block), Morgan Long (1 dig), Kjersten Friestad (1 kill, 4 blocks), Megan Williams (4 kills, 1 dig, 4 blocks), Meggie Scott (2 assists, 11 digs).
Illini Bluffs (40-2 overall): Addie Welsh (2 kills, 1 dig, 1 block), Hanna Hicks (10 kills, 1 kill, 1 block), Lacy Pilgrim (2 kills, 8 assists, 5 digs, 2 blocks), Hannah Alvey (6 kills, 2 digs), Peyton Pollman (15 assists, 9 digs), Emma Hicks (5 kills, 1 block), Taylor Purdy (2 assists, 4 digs), Lauryn Casey (1 kill, 4 digs). 

Class 2A

Third place

St. Joseph-Ogden def. Rockford Lutheran 25-11, 20-25, 25-23

St. Joseph-Ogden (37-5 overall): Kenly Taylor (9 digs), Stephanie Trame (4 kills), Lacey Kaiser (4 kills, 2 blocks, 1 assist, 1 ace, 7 digs), Kennedi Burnett (14 kills, 2 blocks, 7 digs), Katelyn Berry (6 kills, 1 block, 6 digs), Emily Bigger (1 kill, 29 assists, 5 digs), Rylee Stahl (1 kill, 2 assists, 1 ace, 14 digs), Lindsey Aden (6 digs), Payton Vallee (4 kills, 3 digs), Jenna Albrecht (1 kill, 1 block, 2 digs).
Rockford Lutheran (35-7 overall): Kylie Wilhelmi (13 kills, 2 digs), Jaycie Sheehan (6 kills, 1 assist, 3 digs), Kayla Spangler (35 assists, 2 aces, 13 digs), Katie Wilhelmi (5 kills, 1 dig), Lauren Spangler (15 kills, 1 assist, 8 digs), Liz Ulrich (3 kills, 1 dig), Katie Angel (4 assists, 21 digs), Bella Richardson (1 kill, 5 digs), Remmington Vincent (3 digs).

Championship

Class 2A champion Decatur St. Teresa (Photo by Dave Ruggles)

Decatur St. Teresa def. Breese Mater Dei 25-22, 26-24 |
Breese Mater Dei (31-10 overall): Tori Mohesky (8 kills, 2 aces, 5 digs), Sally Albers (6 kills, 1 assist, 1 dig), Gabby Jamruk (1 ace, 6 digs), Jessie Timmerman (15 assists, 2 digs), Riley Kleber (3 kills, 1 dig), Myah Helmkamp (2 kills, 1 dig), Macie Beer (1 kill), Rylee Sudholt (1 ace, 1 dig), Audrey Lampe (1 assist, 9 digs), Claire Tonnies (1 assist, 2 digs).
Decatur St. Teresa (36-5 overall): Akpeuwe Akpoigbe (1 kill), Abby Robinson (8 kills, 2 assists, 1 ace, 11 digs), Caliegh Craft (7 kills, 12 digs), Valerie Nutakor (8 kills, 2 assists, 1 ace, 3 digs), Lexie Huck (6 kills, 23 assists, 2 digs), Addison Newbon (2 kills, 2 digs), Layo Oladipupo (3 aces, 1 dig), Cami Lobb (2 digs).

Class 3A

Third place

Nazareth def. Normal U-High 25-23, 25-20
Normal U-High (33-8 overall): Isabel Schaefbauer (12 kills, 8 assists, 1 ace, 6 digs, 1 block), Chloe Clayton (3 kills), Kendall Burk (2 kills, 12 assists, 8 digs), Alayna Crabtree (2 kills, 1 assist, 2 aces, 13 digs), Lily Barry (3 kills, 1 ace, 9 digs), Maycie Welborn (3 kills), Logan Murray (1 assist, 1 ace, 11 digs).  
Nazareth (29-8 overall): Isabel Decker (11 kills, 2 aces, 4 digs), Ella Sandt (19 assists, 1 ace, 15 digs), Katherine Sandt (2 kills, 1 dig), Danielle Wojtycki (3 digs), Katie Hurta (10 kills, 1 assist, 1 ace, 7 digs), Ivy Schoditsch (1 block), Gillian Grimes (2 assists, 12 digs), Natalie Milano (2 digs), Alexis Degnan (1 dig), Allison Surowiec (1 dig), Karla Rigan (1 dig).

Championship

Class 3A champion Sterling. (Photo by Dave Ruggles).

Sterling def. Joliet Catholic 25-16, 25-19
Sterling (36-6 overall): Brooklyn Borum (16 kills, 4 assists, 6 digs), Amayia Hernandez (3 digs), Grace Egan (11 kills, 1 ace, 5 digs), Kierra Collins (1 dig), Breelyn Borum (5 kills, 20 assists, 2 aces, 9 digs), Grace Gould (2 kills, 1 dig), Alexis Rodriguez (9 assists, 8 digs), Jordan Bryant (2 digs), Macie Gebhardt (1 block). 
Joliet Catholic (26-15 overall): Jillian Gray (9 kills, 6 digs), Riley Hungate (2 kills, 7 digs), Emily Surin (4 kills, 2 digs), Ryan Hinshaw (21 assists, 6 digs), Kristin Leuszler (4 kills, 6 digs), Bella Ray (4 kills, 1 block), Isabelle Horkey (2 digs), Erin O’Grady (1 assist).

Class 4A

Third place

Marist def. Fremd 23-25, 25-22, 25-20
Marist (38-3 overall): Maddie Arundel (12 kills, 2 aces, 6 digs, 1 block), Nikki Jones (1 kill, 25 assists, 1 ace, 5 digs), Mary Clare Brusek (4 kills, 2 blocks), Camryn Hannah (11 kills, 13 assists, 1 ace, 7 digs), Ellie Kurpeikis (4 kills, 1 block), Avery Jedry (9 kills, 1 assist, 9 digs), Jillian Elsouso (1 kill, 3 assists, 8 digs), Paige Cormier (1 assist, 1 ace, 2 digs), Kamryn Chaney (6 kills, 1 dig). 
Fremd (36-5 overall): Breslen Reid (7 kills, 3 assists, 7 digs), Deme Yianas (1 ace, 6 digs), Rylen Reid (19 kills, 4 assists, 2 aces, 7 digs), Claudia Wala (1 kill, 2 blocks, 1 dig), Rian Baker (4 kills, 26 assists, 1 ace, 4 digs), Allie Belmonte (2 kills, 3 blocks), Cassie Seaver (1 kill), Izzy Segoviano (1 ace, 15 digs).

Championship


Benet def. Wheaton Warrenville South 25-12, 25-16
Benet (41-1 overall): Kyla Kenney (4 kills, 1 ace, 14 digs), Ann Marie Remmes (4 kills, 6 blocks), Maeve Nelligan (2 kills), Colleen McGuire (4 kills, 2 aces, 1 dig, 1 block ), Rachel Muisenga (4 kills, 21 assists, 3 aces, 5 digs, 4 blocks), Sophie Gregus (8 kills, 1 block), Caroline Doyle (2 digs), Hattie Monson (2 assists, 1 ace, 11 digs), Kiara Zamar (1 ace), Annie Sobolewski (1 dig).
Wheaton Warrenville South (33-9 overall): Sarah Burau (1 kill, 10 assists, 5 digs), Lizzie Chiesa (3 kills, 1 block), Kaileigh Ammons (2 kills, 2 blocks), Anikka Barron (2 kills, 2 aces, 1 dig), Zayna Meyer (3 kills, 1 ace, 4 digs), Maddie Kruse (3 digs), Darby Harris (15 digs), Bridget Feely (1 ace, 5 digs).

After starting the season 7-5, Wheaton Warrenville South advanced to the IHSA championship game Saturday at Redbird Arena.




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