Friday, September 17 results

Middle blocker Heather Jiricek (21) and Mother McAuley defeated Downers Grove North, 25-9, 25-18, Thursday in Downers Grove. (Photo by Dave Ruggles)

Friday, September 17 results

Illiana Christian (Dyer, Indiana) def. Timothy Christian 25-10, 25-18, 19-25, 25-12
Timothy Christian (6-6 overall, 1-1 in the Metro Suburban Conference): Sadie Orange (11 kills, 1 ace, 1 block), Hope Huizenga (5 kills, 2 aces, 11 digs), Amanda Leibrock (4 kills, 3 blocks), Addy Vogelzang (3 kills, 2 blocks), Sierra Rieger (21 assists, 2 kills, 5 digs), Abi Alonzo (13 digs).

Illinois Lutheran def. Tri-Point 25-17, 25-16
Illinois Lutheran (9-3 overall, 5-0 in the River Valley Conference): Sofia Biesterfeld (11 kills, 5 digs), Hannah Nagle (15 assists, 1 kill, 4 digs), Alyssa Boren (16 service points, 4 aces, 1 assist, 4 digs), Grace Adickes (2 aces, 1 kill, 8 digs, 1 block), Zoe Biesterfeld (1 ace, 3 kills, 9 digs).

Niles West def. Resurrection 25-14, 25-18


Vernon Hills def. Zion-Benton 25-17, 25-7
Vernon Hills (6-10 overall): Erica Bunning (7 kills, 2 blocks), Alexa Cieslinski (9 kills), Elli Amjadi (14 digs, 3 aces, 4 assists).

Late Thursday, September 16 results

Bureau Valley def. St. Bede Academy 17-25, 25-20, 25-15
St. Bede Academy: Payton Giordano (15 digs), Abby Nawa (11 digs, 1 kill), Ali Bosnich (4 kills, 1 ace, 2 blocks), Aubree Acuncius (4 aces, 2 kills, 9 assists, 2 digs), Emily Robbins (4 kills, 9 assists, 1 dig), Mia Waters (8 digs), Lia Bosnich (3 kills, 1 block).  

Carmel def. Lake Forest 25-129, 25-20
Lake Forest (12-8 overall, 1-1 in the North Suburban Conference): Meg Margolis (11 assists, 2 aces), Mackenzie Pitera (9 kills).
Note: The Scouts face Grayslake Central on the road Tuesday.

Eureka def. Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley 26-24, 25-13
Eureka (10-1 overall): Ella Ausmus (11 kills), Delaney Phillips (4 aces, 13 service points), Sara Hart (32 assists), Holly McDonald (10 digs), Katelyn Agnew (10 digs).

Lawrenceville def. Paris 23-25, 25-20, 25-9
Paris (2-10 overall, 0-2 in the Little Illini Conference): Kendra Young (11 kills, 5 aces), Becca Minor (30 digs, 2 aces), Jacoba Harcar (4 kills), Samantha Kindred (3 assists, 5 digs), Aubree Leader (11 assists, 1 kill).
Paris coach Christy Pinkston: “Individually, the girls are improving. We were out two starters, my setter and my senior outside hitter. I am proud of the girls for stepping up and trying to play different roles.”  

Monmouth-Roseville def. Orion 25-22, 27-25
Monmouth-Roseville (10-2 overall, 4-1 in the Three Rivers Conference): Elise Blaesing (11 service points), Mattie Gillen (4 kills, 7 digs, 9 service points), Malia Killey (8 service points, 6 digs), Belle Thompson (8 service points), Brooke Kane (5 kills), Carmyn Huston (4 kills), Brianna Woodard (2 blocks), Macy Norris (8 assists). 

Mother McAuley def. Downers Grove North 25-9, 25-18

Northtown Prep def. Holy Trinity 25-18, 25-18

Plainfield Central def. Plainfield South 25-9, 25-24 

Plainfield Central (10-1 overall, 3-0 in the Southwest Prairie Conference): Kailey Fearday (8 kills), Hannah O’Brien (2 aces), Jenny Shook (18 assists), Abby Kearney (1 block), Alexandria Patch (1 block), Kinsey Bakhaus (1 block), Cailyn Miller (10 digs).

Vandalia def. Greenville 25-13, 25-13
Greenville: Ali Ridens (1 block, 4 assists, 3 service points), Claire Dannaman (1 assist, 3 service points), Rachel Woods (2 kills), Lilly Funneman (2 kills), Jayden Markus (1 kill, 12 digs), Natalie McCollough (1 kill, 1 block), Sydney Godier (1 assist), Ava Curry (12 digs), Brooklyn Suzuki (9 digs).
Greenville coach Tracy McEvers: “It was a great Volley for the Cure event at the high school during this match.”

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