Saturday, April 17 results

Congratulations to Joliet Catholic coach Christine Scheibe, who got her 600th career win Saturday when the Angels defeated St. Francis. (Photo by Dave Ruggles)

Saturday, April 17 results

Girls volleyball

Dakota def. Sycamore 25-15, 25-22
Dakota (13-3, overall, 7-2 in the Northwest Upstate Illini Conference): Tabytha Toelke (14 kills, 2 aces, 1 block, 3 assists, 7 digs), Abi Schlueter (11 kills, 4 aces, 4 assists, 7 digs), Lexi Brashaw (2 blocks), Falyn McPeek (20 assists, 1 ace), Mary Zettle (1 ace, 5 digs), Lexi Rote (5 digs), Katrina Sughroe (4 digs). 
Dakota coach Kim Toelke: “Nice win today over a much larger Sycamore team. Passing was a little off, but we stayed aggressive and were able to pull out the victory.”

Galena def. Lena-Winslow 25-14, 25-21
Lena-Winslow (7-8 overall): Kaidynce Lynch (2 kill, 1 assists, 2 digs), Leah Goebel (1 kill, 1 assist, 4 digs), Ella Wolfrom (1 kill, 2 assist, 3 digs), Zoe Bardell (10 assists, 3 digs), Kalli Humphrey (4 kills, 1 block), Kassidy Humphrey (4 kills), Molly Amendt (7 kills, 2 digs, 1 block), Grace Groezinger (3 kills, 1 assist).

Glenbard East def. Glenbard North 25-22, 25-19
Glenbard East (10-3 overall, 8-0 in the Upstate Eight Conference): Madison Manning (10 kills, 10 digs), Julia Slusher (20 digs), Kendall Crackel (12 digs, 4 kills, 1 block), Cassie Schweikle (3 kills, 1 block), Becca Honig (10 assists, 6 digs), Riley Alstott ( 8 assists, 3 digs, 1 kill).

Illini Bluffs def. Elmwood 25-20, 26-15

Elmwood (6-5 overall): Baldoni (6 kills, 1 block), Annie Herman (5 kills, 1 block, 2 digs), Colgan (2 aces), Alexis Herman (13 assists), Glover (3 digs), Temm (2 digs). 

Joliet Catholic def. Wheaton St. Francis 25-22, 25-14
Joliet Catholic (9-7 overall): Jillian Gray (10 kills, 13 digs, 8 service points, 2 aces, 2 assists, 1 block), Natalie Kent (17 digs, 2 service points), Ryan Hinshaw (18 assists, 6 digs, 2 service points), Lexi Mines (8 kills), Bella Dixon (7 service points, 2 aces, 4 digs), Rebecca Ratajczyk (3 kills, 2 blocks), Izzy Horkey (4 digs, 3 assists), Kristen Leuszler (3 kills, 1 block), Cameron Batis (5 service points), Emily Surin (2 kills, 2 digs, 2 service points, 1 ace).
Notes: It was the 600th win in coach Christine Scheibe’s career at Joliet Catholic. The Angels jumped ahead 6-0, 12-3 and 15-4 and 19-10 in Game 1. St. Francis rallied within 19-15 before Joliet Catholic pulled ahead 23-17. The Spartans came back again to get within 24-22 before a timeout, followed by an attack error, settled things. In Game 2, Joliet Catholic led 4-1 and 7-3 before a back-and-forth groove made the lead 11-10. The Angels dominated from there, surging ahead 16-10, 18-11 and 24-13. The Spartans won an incredible rally at 24-14 before a serving error clinched coach Scheibe’s 600th victory.

Minooka def. Plainfield East 25-20, 25-17
Minooka (8-4 overall, 8-2 in the Southwest Prairie Conference): Heidi Bonde (20 service points, 2 aces, 7 kills), Ashley Currier (17 assists, 3 blocks), Ashlyn Berczynski (12 digs).
Note: Minooka is seeded No. 1 for the conference tournament starting next week. Minooka plays at home at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Moline def. Normal West 25-15, 21-25, 25-18
Normal West (11-4 overall): Averie Hernandez (13 kills, 8 digs, 2 blocks), Sydney Sennett (18 assists, 3 aces, 8 digs).

Plainfield North def. West Aurora 25-22, 25-23
West Aurora (10-5 overall, 7-4 in the Southwest Prairie Conference): Mielye Hardersen (3 kills, 1 block, 18 assists, 7 digs), Chloey Myers (13 kills, 3 digs), Cara Grube (3 aces, 1 kill, 1 assist, 12 digs), Izabel Valdez (8 digs).

At North Suburban Conference Tournament

Stevenson def. Libertyville 25-20, 20-25, 25-19  (Championship)
Note: Junior Amanda Holsen set a Stevenson single match school record of 30 kills in the match.
Stevenson def. Lake Forest 21-25, 25-23, 29-27
Stevenson def. Warren 25-22, 25-22
Stevenson (11-4 overall, 5-2 in the North Suburban Conference); Amanda Holsen (64 kills, 5 aces, 27 digs), Brooke Micek (88 assists), Emerson Kouri (38 digs), Ella Wicklund (11 kills, 9 block). 
Stevenson coach Tim Crow: “We were very grateful to have a season and thankful for our group of seniors. Kudos to the girls for staying healthy and for improving each day.”

Lake Zurich def. Mundelein 25-12, 25-23
Mundelein def. Zion-Benton 25-7, 25-20
Waukegan def. Mundelein 25-15, 28-26
Mundelein (5-12 overall, 2-5 in the North Suburban Conference): Micah Holly (10 kills, 2 blocks, 1 ace, 11 digs), Isabella Feijoo (2 kills, 32 digs, 7 assists), Haya Fakhoury (2 kills, 14 digs), Grace Anzalone (17 digs, 21 assists), Olivia Benjamin (5 kills, 2 blocks, 2 aces, 1 dig), Claudia Wilcox (7 kills, 8 aces, 18 digs, 19 assosts), Emma Hallin (3 kills, 1 dig), Cheyenne Pelletiere (1 kills, 4 digs), Kadra Balla (19 kills, 12 aces, 25 digs), Bridget Ouimet (1 dig).

Lake Zurich def. Mundelein 25-12, 25-23
Lake Zurich def. Waukegan 25-13, 25-12

Lake Zurich def. Zion-Benton 25-4, 25-8
Lake Zurich: Madelyn Eisen (17 digs), Heidi Mason (2 aces, 74 assists, 7 digs), Zara Mkrtychian (1 ace, 16 digs), Kayden Glisson (7 kills, 1 dig), Jarynn Hartman (8 aces, 10 kills, 8 digs), Taylor Meents (2 kills, 2 digs), Emily Buchta (6 aces, 16 kills, 3 digs), Chelsea Williams (5 aces, 1 block, 29 kills, 11 digs), Kaylee Freeland (1 block, 5 kills).


Boys volleyball

Geneva def. West Chicago 25-15, 25-12
West  Chicago (0-1 overall, 0-0 in the Upstate Eight Conference): Matt Stavenger (2 blocks, 1 kill), Ethan Martins (4 assists, 1 kill, 1 block).

Lincoln-Way Central def. Joliet West 25-18, 20-25, 25-18
Lincoln-Way Central (1-0 overall, 0-0 in the Southwest Suburban Conference): Kyle Syzmanski (22 digs), Jared Garcia (17 assists, 2 blocks), Evan Pagliaro (2 aces, 9 digs), Michael Greco (10 kills, 3 blocks, 2 aces).

Marist def. Wheaton Warrenville South 25-10, 25-6
Marist def. Wheaton Warrenville South 25-15, 22-25, 29-27


Wheaton North def. Bolingbrook 25-17, 25-22
Wheaton North (3-0 overall, 0-0 in the DuKane Conference): Will Trussell (7 kills, 4 digs, 1 block, 1 ace), Josh Schmitt (21 assists, 1 kill, 1 ace, 1 dig), Brian Knoerr (6 kills, 3 digs), Jonah Lockard (5 kills, 5 digs, 2 aces, 1 assist), Connor Moses (3 kills, 1 dig), Drew Clark (5 digs), Sebastian Lopez (1 kill, 1 block).

At Mike Hulett Spring Fling

Orange Pool at Evanston
Lane Tech def. Palatine 25-20, 25-13
Lane Tech def. Evanston 25-22, 20-25, 25-22
Evanston def. Palatine 25-14, 25-19

Blue Pool at Evanston
Buffalo Grove def. Notre Dame 19-25, 25-9, 25-23
Jones def. Notre Dame 25-22, 25-15
Buffalo Grove def. Jones 26-24, 25-15

White Pool at Loyola
Loyola def. Payton 25-14, 25-17
Lake Forest def. Payton 25-21, 25-11
Loyola def. Lake Forest 25-15, 25-18

The tournament concludes on Saturday, April 24  
Gold Pool: Loyola, Buffalo Grove, Lane Tech
Silver Pool: Evanston, Lake Forest, Jones Prep
Bronze Pool: Palatine, Notre Dame, Payton

Late Friday, April 16 results

Girls volleyball


Dakota def. Pearl City 25-16, 25-22
Dakota (12-3 overall, 7-2 in the Northwest Upstate Illini Conference): Tabytha Toelke (17 kills, 10 digs, 2 aces), Abi Schlueter (6 kills, 10 digs), Ashlee Fisher (2 kills, 1 ace, 1 block), Lexi Brashaw (1 kill, 2 blocks), Falyn McPeek (2 kills, 1 ace, 21 assists).
Pearl City (10-3 overall, 7-2 in the Northwest Upstate Illini Conference).
Dakota coach Kim Toelke: “You could tell we were finally back to full strength after the COVID contact quarantine. There was sooo much more energy on the court. Tabytha was practically jumping out of the gym tonight after being out for two weeks. So much so that she broke the all-time school record in kills. She is now at 1,483 for her career. So very proud of this team and all they have done to help her achieve this goal.”

Evanston def. Maine East 25-18, 25-21

Mother McAuley def. De La Salle 25-11, 25-27, 25-18
Mother McAuley (14-1 overall): Ellie White (9 kills, 5 assists, 10 digs, 1 block), Molly Boyd (8 kills, 2 blocks), Caroline Macander (27 assists, 7 digs), Abby Sarich (6 kills, 2 blocks), Molly McDermott (7 kills), Gigi Navarette (22 digs), Connie LeBel (2 kills, 11 digs).

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