Thursday, August 23 results

Andrew def. St. Laurence 25-11, 25-20
Andrew: Jamie Skvarla (16 assists), Bri Haggerty (5 kills, 9 digs), Kylie Adams (13 digs), Amanda Long (3 digs), Meredith Flaherty (8 kills, 3 digs).

Batavia def. Wheaton Academy 25-21, 25-18
Batavia (1-0): Becca Robinson (19 assists, 1 ace, 6 digs), Maddy Boyer (8 digs, 7 kills, 4 aces), Lauren Haefer (6 kills, 6 digs), Alexis Whelpley (6 kills, 1 block).
Wheaton Academy (0-1).

Belleville Althoff def. Columbia. 25-14, 25-8
Belleville Althoff (1-0): Karinna Gall (8 kills, 2 blocks), Katie Wemhoener (6 kills, 5 digs, 5 aces), Lauren Borik (5 kills, 1 block), Mary Wessel (18 assists, 6 digs), Mia Orlet (8 digs).
Columbia (1-1).
Notes: Mary Wessel, a defensive specialist and outside hitter on last year’s state championship team, took over setting duties for Belleville Althoff this year. Lauren Borik, a 5-foot 11 outside hitter, is back on the court after sitting out last year with a back injury. Mia Orlet, who contributed to Belleville Althoff’s 2016 third-place team, returned to Althoff roster after spending last year with (St. Louis, Missouri) Incarnate Word. Mia Orlet’s mother Lisa is the new Edwardsville coach, succeeding Jami Parker, who is now at (Troy) Triad.

Bloomington def. Washington 25-18, 25-11
Bloomington (2-0).

Buffalo Grove def. Grayslake Central 25-23, 25-16
Grayslake Central (1-1): Amber Moser (7 kills, 2 aces), Cassidy Beshel (5 kills), Elisa Koshy (13 assists), Abby Marassa (10 digs). 

Carmel def. Stevenson 31-29, 16-25, 25-19
Carmel (1-2): Annie Bart (4 kills, 2 blocks, 2 digs), Alyssa Dellert (6 kills, 4 digs), Kaitlyn Donton (11 assists, 1 ace), Tayah Farris (2 kills), Mya Mainzer (5 kills, 2 aces, 1 block, 2 digs), Jolina Moisio (16 digs, 2 aces, 2 assists), Casey Needham (6 digs), Patti Needham (13 assists, 4 digs), Caiti Shrofe (1 kill, 5 digs), Eileen Tarcha (11 kills, 2 aces, 8 digs).
Carmel coach Dave Pazely: “Eileen Tarcha was active all night long, front row and back row, in our offense. She isn’t a dominant hitter but makes the ball move well, picking out corners and finding holes in the defense. As our middles started moving offensively, the game opened up for our pin hitters, too. We still have work to do to improve, but it was good to put one in the win column early in the season.”

Christopher def. Thompsonville 25-16, 28-26
Christopher (1-1): Courtney Hoppers (7 kills, 3 blocks), Rebecca Henson (5 kills, 2 aces), Courtney Salatas (9 assists), Lily Winget (2 blocks).

Durand def. Christian Life/Keith Co-op 25-7, 25-15
Durand (1-0): Marissa Kelsey (18 assists, 4 digs), McKenzie Damon (1 block, 5 kills), Katie Nevdal (1 block, 6 kills, 6 digs), Hannah Proctor (1 block, 5 kills).
Durand coach Molly Kelsey: “The team came out strong and confident for their its match. We were able to run a fast offense which kept our opponent on their toes. I am very proud of how well we were able to communicate and execute a quick defense and offense.”

Eureka def. Olympia 19-25, 25-20, 25-20

Forreston def. Winnebago 25-17, 25-19
Forreston: Katie Erdmann (15 kills), Alexus Houston (10 kills), Grace Carr (27 assists), Kara Erdmann (10 digs).

Freeport def. Rockford Boylan 25-14, 23-25, 25-17
Freeport: Bunker (7 kills), Koehn (15 assists, 19 digs).

Herscher def. Bishop McNamara 20-25, 25-18, 25-16
Bishop McNamara (1-1): Molly Kurtz (7 kills, 17 digs), Ellie Nugent (7 kills, 17 digs), Kenna Kleinert (2 kills, 33 digs, 1 ace), Kara Kleinert (17 assists, 1 block, 2 Kills).
Herscher (1-0).

Holy Trinity def. Morgan Park Academy 25-18, 26-24
Holy Trinity (2-0): Karol Gonzalez (19 service points, 10 assists), Angela Ponce (8 digs, 2 kills, 3 service points), Tina Vargas (6 digs, 3 kills), Cierra Gardner (5 kills, 2 digs), Moshay Turner (10 service points, 2 aces, 4 digs), Start Brooks (9 service points).

Indian Creek def. Westminster Christian 25-10, 25-16
Indian Creek (2-0): Riley Oros (15 points, 3 aces, 10 assists), Trysta Foster (4 digs, 5 kills), Eveylyn Wiite (11 kills).
Westminster Christian (1-1).

Judah Christian def. Bement 25-10, 25-9
Bement (0-2): Shelby Strack (1 ace, 4 digs), Trinity Stroisch (2 digs), Addie Fritz (2 blocks), Madison Pricew (2 kills, 3 blocks), Ellie Shonkwiler (3 kills, 1 dig, 1 bock), Tatum Auth (2 digs, 4 assists), Brittani Dalton (8 digs).

Lena-Winslow def. Freeport Aquin 25-19, 25-13
Lena-Winslow: Jenna Bidingmaier (8 assist, 2 digs), Madilyn Schultz (4 kills, 10 digs),
Jaden Julius (1 ace, 3 kills, 4 assists, 5 digs), Ana Zinke (2 kills, 4 blocks, 4 digs), Jenna Zeal (1 ace, 1 assist, 4 digs), Paige Sowie-Diffend (4 kills, 4 digs), Kierra Lynn Schultz (1 block, 1 assist, 1 dig), Elia Brunner (1 assist, 5 digs), Megan Packard (2 kills, 1 dig), Jordan Streckwalk (1 ace, 6 digs).

Lockport def. Plainfield East 25-18, 21-25, 25-20
Lockport (1-1): Leena Ajibola (9 kills, 1 block), Becca Oldendorf (7 kills, 3 blocks), Nadia Goich (2 aces, 4 kills, 3 blocks), Hannah Pacheco (17 assists).

Maine South def. Rolling Meadows 25-17, 25-10
Rolling Meadows: Natalie Klancnik (2 aces, 7 assists), Caroline Slowik (2 aces), Letica Avellaneda (3 kills), Sophia Salemi (5 digs).

Monmouth-Roseville def. Knoxville 25-18, 24-26, 25-23

Morris def. Coal City 25-19, 22-25, 25-23
Coal City (1-1): McKenna Fitzpatrick (4 kills, 2 blocks), Megan Norris (4 kills, 3 blocks), Lauren Phillips (4 kills), Blaire Harseim (2 blocks, 7 digs, 6 service points), Ali Brancato (24 digs), Luci Hakey (8 service points, 13 digs).

Mother McAuley def. Downers Grove North 25-22, 25-14

Murphysboro def. Elverado 25-16, 25-11
Murphysboro (1-1): Rachel Finders (7 kills, 12 assists), Kylee Kerrens (7 kills, 6 aces), Madison LaBranche (7 kills), Lillie Schaldemose (7 kills), Ashley Jarrett (12 assists, 3 blocks), Gabby Brown (6 digs).
Elverado (0-2).

Niles West def. Lake Forest 25-14, 25-19
Niles West: Natalia Pehar (11 kills), Ellie Scalero (7 kills), Nerina Alic (5 blocks), Majila Spahija (5 blocks), Arianna Lopez (5 blocks).

Prairie Ridge def. Dundee-Crown 25-13, 25-11
Prairie Ridge (3-0 overall, 2-0 in the Fox Valley): Jayden Otto (18 assists, 3 kills, 1 ace), Hannah Baudin (2 kills, 5 aces, 8 digs), Trinity Sheridan (6 kills, 2 aces, 1 block).

Regina Dominican def. Vernon Hills 25-15, 25-22
Vernon Hills (1-1): Daniella Jarrell (4 kills), Allison Chase (3 blocks).

Quincy Notre Dame def. West Hancock 25-12, 25-7

Richmond Burton def. Genoa Kingston 25-15, 28-26
Genoa-Kingston (0-2)
Genoa-Kingston coach Keith Foster: “Tonight our energy looked fantastic and resilience showed in the second set after getting beat by 10 in the first set. While we’re young, we’re trending in the right direction.”

South Knox (Ind.) def. (Bridgeport) Red Hill 24-25, 25-9, 25-18, 25-16
Red Hill: Nikki Wirth (10 kills, 12 digs, 3 blocks), Sarah Henry (8 digs, 2 aces), Mattie Ryan (6 assists, 1 block), Lindsey Wirth (5 kills, 1 block), Grace Hahn (2 assists), Kenna Duncan (1 ace, 13 digs), Makaela Andrews ( 1 dig), Kylar Worstell (4 aces, 10 assists, 4 digs), Destiny Legg (5 digs, 1 kill), Lydia Higgins (1 ace, 6 digs).

Springfield Lutheran def. Mt. Olive 25-17, 25-10
Mt. Olive: Libbie Nowell (3 service points), Lillian Gretak (3 service points, 1 ace, 1 block), Miranda Matta (2 kills), Hailey Odorizzi (3 blocks), Kaleigh Ziglar (4 assists).
Springfield Lutheran: Delaney Scheidnhelm (7 kills), Chloe Ginder (4 kills, 1 block, 4 aces), Paige Bergschneider (7 kills), Britta Brauer (3 digs), Emily Stoeckel (1 block), Cara Anderson (16 assists).

Sterling def. Sterling Newman 25-18, 25-17

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