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 finalsat Redbird ArenaClass 1AThird placeAthens def. Norris City-Omaha-Enfield 24-26, 25-16, 25-9Norris 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 Blac...

Friday, November 15 results

Friday, November 15 IHSA semifinalsAt Redbird Arena Class 1A Newark def. Athens 25-20, 25-14Athens (30-6 overall): Morghan Kerwin (15 assists), Mckayla Clark (2 kills), Caroline Lendy (9 kills, 4 digs), Adrien Barrett (7 kills, 7 digs), Sophia Chavis (2 kills, 1 block), Ashlyn Weatherford (5 assists).   Newark (40-2): Taylor Christian (32 assists, 4 digs), Mattie Chapman (3 kills, 1 dig), Cassidy Adams (5 digs), Naomi Sweeney (1 kill, 2 digs), Madi Malone (23 kills, 1 ace, 4 digs), Morgan Long (1 kill), Megan Williams (7 kills, 1 dig), Meggie...

Friday, November 8 results

Friday, November 8 resultsAt Freeport AquinNewark def. Dakota 25-23, 25-12Newark (39-2 overall): Madi Malone (19 kills, 10 digs, 2 blocks), Taylor Christian (22 assists), Mattie Chapman (3 blocks), Megan Williams (4 kills, 1 block), Naomi Sweeney (1 kill, 7 digs), Meggie Scott (17 digs). At Hinsdale SouthJoliet Catholic d. De La Salle 25-15, 25-20Joliet Catholic (25-15 overall): Jillian Gray (9 kills, 6 digs), Bella Ray (6 kills, 3 block kills), Riley Hungate (5 kills, 8 digs), Ryan Hinshaw (16 assists, 3 service points, 1 ace, 1 kill), Erin O...

Wednesday, November 6 results

Wednesday, November 6 results At Back of the YardsDe La Salle def. Richards 25-16, 25-15De La Salle (31-6 overall): Nyiah Penny (10 kills, 2 blocks), Francesca Bertucci (8 digs, 2 aces). At BolingbrookBenet def. Waubonsie Valley 25-19, 25-17Benet Academy (38-1 overall, 6-1 East Suburban Catholic Conference)  Rachael Muisenga (2 kills, 30 assists, 2 digs) Sophie Gregus (7 kills), Maeve Nelligan (2 kills, 5 blocks), Colleen McGuire (5 kills, 1 block), Kayla Kenney (9 kills, 2 digs), Ann Marie Remmes (5 kills, 4 blocks, 1 dig), Hattie Monson (...

Monday, November 4 results

Monday, November 4 results Newark's victory over Morgan Park Academy on Monday was head coach Tonya Grayson's 500th career win. At Back of the YardsDe La Salle def. (Chicago) Noble/Johnson 25-7, 25-5 De La Salle (30-6 overall). At BolingbrookBenet def. Naperville Central 25-12, 25-17Benet (37-1): Sophie Gregus (14 kills, 2 aces), Kyla Kenney (9 kills, 7 digs), Ann Marie Remmes (4 kills), Colleen McGuire (4 kills), Rachel Muisenga (33 assists), Hattie Monson (9 digs, 2 aces). Naperville Central (28-10): Kayla Closset (10 kills, 7 digs), ...

Thursday, October 31 results

Massac County def. Mt. Carmel to win the Class 2A regional at Hamilton County. Thursday, October 31 resultsAt BenetBenet Academy def. Plainfield Central 25-19, 25-22Benet Academy (36-1 overall, 6-1 in the East Suburban Catholic): Rachel Muisenga (1 kill, 24 assists, 1 dig), Sophie Gregus (10 kills, 1 dig, 2 blocks), Maeve Nelligan (3 kills), Colleen McGuire (3 kills, 2 assists), Kayla Kenney (5 kills, 13 digs, 5 blocks), Ann Marie Remmes (4 kills, 5 blocks), Hattie Monson (1 assist, 16 digs), Annie Sobolewski (1 dig), Caroline Doyle (2 digs...

Wednesday, October 30 results

Wednesday, October 30 resultsAt Cerro GordoWindsor def. Heritage 25-12, 25-23At DakotaDakota def. Pecatonica 25-15, 25-20At East DubuqueLena-Winslow def. Stockton 25-17, 25-11 Lena-Winslow: Jenna Bidlingmaier (14 assists, 2 digs), Jaden Julius (1 ace, 7 kills, 10 assists, 4 digs, 1 block), Madi Schultz (6 kills, 14 digs), Kassidy Humphrey (2 digs), Izzy Flaminio (1 ace, 4 digs, 1 block), Paige Sowie-Diffenderfer (3 kills, 3 digs), Sadie Mowery (5 kills, 2 digs, 1 block).At Eastland Eastland def. Polo 25-16, 25-19Polo: Addy Grobe (3 kills, 1 as...

Tuesday, October 29 results

Holy Trinity (pictured from earlier this season) will play host Francis Parker in a Class 2A regional championship Thursday. Tuesday, October 29 results At Addison TrailAddison Trail def. Wheaton North 25-23, 23-25, 25-16Addison Trail (23-13 overall): Ally Severino (8 kills, 3 blocks, 9 digs), Amy Reyes (29 assists, 5 digs), Jess D’Ambrose (4 aces, 10 kills, 1 block, 19 digs), Katrina Bielanski (3 aces, 4 kills, 14 digs), Mia Johnson (6 kills, 1 block), Nicole Bartosik (8 digs), Pauline Wirbicki (3 aces, 15 digs), Diane Villegas (1 dig)....

Monday, October 28 results

Somonauk defeated Yorkville Christian in a thrilling three-setter to advance to Wednesday's Class 1A regional semifinal at Somonauk against Newark. Monday, October 28 resultsAt AuburnNorth Mac def. Gillespie 25-14, 25-23At Blue RidgeSalt Fork def. Fisher 25-13, 25-18At BluffsWestern def. Meredosia 25-19, 25-20At Earlville Amboy def. Indian Creek 22-25, 27-25, 25-20Indian Creek (14-20-1 overall, 6-2 in the Little Ten): Trysta Foster (2 aces, 16 digs, 14 kills), Clara Hulthen (14 digs, 9 assists),  Audrey Witte (...

Saturday, October 26 results

Saturday, October 26 results At Normal U-High Normal U-High def. Sterling 25-18, 25-18Sterling def. Belleville Althoff 25-18, 25-18Belleville Althoff def. Normal U-High 25-22, 22-25, 25-23Sterling (29-6 overall): Brook Borum (16 kills, 21 digs, 2 aces), Bree Borum (12 kills, 5 blocks, 24 assists), Grace Gould (8 kills, 2 aces), Lexi Rodriguez (31 digs, 8 assists), Kierra Collins (7 blocks).   Normal U-High (29-6 overall): Isabel Schaefbauer (20 kills, 27 assists, 15 digs), Alayna Crabtree (14 kills, 22 digs), Lily Barry (17 kills, 14 d...