Thursday, October 21 results

Libertyville defeated Stevenson Wednesday in Lincolnshire to win the North Suburban Conference title. After starting the season 3-8, the Wildcats have won 19 of their last 24 matches and finished 6-1 in the conference.

Thursday, October 21 results

Aquin def. Orangeville 25-9, 25-20
Aquin (27-2-1 overall, 12-0 in the Northwest Upstate Illini Conference): Lucy Arndt (12 kills, 1 ace), Ava Hiveley (6 kills, 9 digs), Megan Holder (22 assists, 1 block).

Beecher def. Illinois Lutheran 25-22, 21-25, 25-15
Illinois Lutheran (17-13 overall; 10-2 in the River Valley Conference): Sofia Biesterfeld (12 kills, 22 digs, 4 blocks), Hannah Nagle (1 ace, 18 assists, 2 kills, 7 digs, 1 block), Grace Adickes (5 kills, 7 digs, 1 block), Zoe Biesterfeld (4 kills, 14 digs, 1 block), Kate Latzke (1 kill, 5 blocks), Ryleigh Peters (1 ace, 5 digs).

Benet Academy def. Wheaton North 31-29, 25-14
Wheaton North (17-18): Paige Syswerda (15 assists, 8 digs, 2 blocks, 1 kill), Ella Brend (11 digs, 4 assists), Audrey Brcka (7 digs, 6 kills, 1 block), Caitlin Johnson (3 kills, 3 blocks), Anna Melody (6 digs), Allie Whitmer (3 kills, 1 dig), Mia Benson (4 kills, 1 block, 1 assist, 1 dig), Isabel Phillips (2 kills), Libby Hornof (2 kills, 2 blocks), Hannah Strong (1 ace, 1 dig), Addie Lee (1 dig), Amanda Garazin (1 dig).
Benet Academy (30-5 overall, 6-1 in the East Suburban Catholic Conference).

Brimfield def. Bushnell-Prairie City 21-25, 25-19, 25-18
Brimfield (13-16 overall): Taylor Wiewel (19 digs), Ella Lune (9 kills, 4 aces), Jaclyn Fabry (5 kills, 1 block), Ella Florey (5 kills, 1 block), Ella Roling (4 kills), Elly Doe (19 assists).

Broadlands Heritage def. Tri-County 25-19, 20-25, 26-24
Broadlands Heritage (22-8-1 overall, 8-2 in the Lincoln Prairie Conference).

Brown County def. Beardstown 25-16, 25-20
Brown County (28-3 overall): Katey Flynn (7 kills, 7 digs, 1 ace), Klare Flynn (6 kills, 3 aces), Cortni Law (4 kills, 3 aces), Gabby McGath (20 assists), Gracie Hedden (4 kills), Kaci McKeon (6 digs).
Note: The Hornets enter regional play as a No. 1 seed with their first regional game on Wednesday.

Chicago Christian def. Wheaton Academy 25-8, 25-11
Chicago Christian (29-6 overall): Nikki Swinney (4 kills, 3 aces), Keely Colyer (20 assists).

Cissna Park def. Iroquois West 25-14, 25-7
Iroquois West (2-25 overall, 0-11 in the Vermilion Valley Conference): Shea Small (3 blocks, 2 kills, 1 ace), Kynnedi Kanosky (2 blocks), Alyssa Clark (1 block), Madi Scheurich (1 ace).

Crystal Lake South def. Huntley 25-22, 26-24
Crystal Lake South (29-5 overall, 17-1 in the Fox Valley Conference): Emma Stowasser (12 assists), Faith Gruenwald (11 assists, 5 digs), Jessie Proszenyak (9 kills, 8 digs), Gabby Wire (7 kills, 8 digs), Mia Regillio (4 kills), Morgan Jones (4 kills), Alyssa Zagroba (10 kills).
Huntley (24-11 overall, 13-5 in the Fox Valley Conference): Maggie Duyos (1 kill, 23 assists, 15 digs, 1 ace), Luma Acevedo (20 digs), Lauren Bauer (5 kills, 6 digs), Ally Panzloff (4 kills, 2 blocks, 3 digs, 1 ace), Lizzie Williams (2 kills, 5 digs, 1 ace), Avary Deblieck (7 kills, 1 block), Georgia Watson (4 kills, 4 digs), Emily Willis (1 block, 8 digs, 1 ace).

Dakota def. Durand 22-25, 27-25, 25-16
Durand (18-9-3 overall, 7-5 in the Northwest Upstate Illini Conference): Elaina Nyen (29 assists, 20 digs), Allie Hughes (15 kills), Jenna Damon (28 digs), Rhiannon Robertson (10 kills), Julia Evenson (6 kills). 
Durand coach Molly Kelsey: “We came out ready to play tonight. We had a great start to our offense and our defense. When the game got close in the second set, we made too many errors on our side that eventually gave the momentum to Dakota. During tight sets like that we need to make sure our side stays clean and focus on the things that we can do in order to find an open hole on the other side of the net.”

Deerfield def. Vernon Hills 25-14, 21-25, 25-19
Vernon Hills (16-16 overall, 4-6 in the Central Suburban North 4-6): Peyton Self (13 kills, .340 hitting, 6 digs), Elli Amjadi (24 digs), Caylie Zahnow (8 kills), Vicky Luckyan (10 digs), Raquel Ruiz (3 kills and no errors on only 7 swings as a late injury substitute).
Vernon Hills coach Chris Curry: “The girls showed a ton of character fighting back to take the second set after really getting pushed around the first set. We could have rolled over. But they made the adjustments, served tougher, found the corners. And we needed a few breaks, a little more help from the Warriors in the third set, but they really bring a lot of good attack. They’re a tough team. That’s why they’re one of the top seeds in the sectional. They deserve it.”

Fremd def. Hersey 25-22, 25-14
Hersey (25-5 overall, 10-0 in the Mid-Suburban East): Olivia Mellen (1 kill, 1 ace, 12 digs), Lily Semerau (1 ace), Claire VanDenHerik (6 kills), Lauren Lubbe (2 kills, 2 blocks), Erin Delariva (6 kills, 2 blocks), Allie Korba (12 assists, 3 kills), Alexa Knutson (1 kill).
Fremd (28-2 overall, 9-1 in the Mid-Suburban West): Rylen Reid (13 kills, 2 aces), Rian Baker (22 assists, 3 kills, 1 block, 2 aces), Victoria Belmonte (6 kills, 1 block), Claudia Wala (3 kills, 1 block), Maeve Miller (3 aces), Isabela Segoviano (9 digs, 1 assist), Samantha Gump (3 kills, 3 digs). 

Galena def. Scales Mound 25-12, 25-21
Scales Mound (10-23 overall, 4-8 in the Northwest Upstate Illini Conference): Anniston Werner (4 kills, 3 assists, 2 blocks, 2 aces), Garrett Pickel (6 kills), Jaidyn Strang (4 assists), Kennedy Kudronowicz (3 blocks), Brooklynn McCartney (8 digs).

Genoa-Kingston def. Stillman Valley 25-13, 25-10
Genoa-Kingston (32-1 overall, 9-1 in the Big Northern Conference).
Genoa-Kingston coach Keith Foster: “This is the first year Genoa-Kingston has won the Big Northern since 1975. It’s an exciting night for the Cogs and the girls have something to celebrate. Tomorrow, however, we get back to work preparing for regionals.”

Glenbard West def. Addison Trail 25-11, 25-18
Glenbard West (24-11 overall, 3-3 in the West Suburban Silver): Makayla Webber (9 kills), Breccan Scheck (5 kills), Marin Johnson (4 kills), Liz Murray (2 aces, 6 digs), Haydon Green (15 assists), Demi Carpio (12 digs).
Addison Trail (12-22 overall, 3-3 in the West Suburban Gold): Diana Villegas (hit .800), Mary Velez (hit .333), Sam Bartosik (passed 2.55, 8 digs).

IC Catholic Prep def. Westmont 25-6, 25-12
IC Catholic Prep (22-7 overall, 10-1 in the Metro Suburban Conference): Ava Falduto (10 kills, 4 digs, 4 aces, 2 assists), Claire Wagner (8 kills, 4 digs, 2 aces, 1 block), Lucy Russ (18 assists, 7 digs), Allie Geiger (3 kills, 2 blocks), Alysa Lawton (7 digs).
Note: IC Catholic Prep finishes second in the Metro Suburban Conference Blue Division. The Knights host the Jean Field Invitational this weekend.

Illini West def. Mendon Unity 15-25, 25-20, 25-22
Illini West (22-13 overall): Josie Bryan (13 kills, 10 digs, 5 service points, 2 aces), Hallie Ray (9 kills), Ava Bliss (8 kills), Reagan Reed (5 kills), Caydee Kirkham (33 assists, 12 digs), Abi White (16 digs, 6 service points, 1 ace), Marie DeSotel (7 digs).
Note: Illini West next plays West Hancock at 6:30 p.m. at the Illini West Regional.

Lincoln-Way West def. Thornton Fractional South 25-20, 25-14
Lincoln-Way West: Liv O’Connell (4 aces), Laney Tuttle (4 aces), Emma Ronaldson (4 kills).
Note: Thornton Fractional South honored seniors Abbey Grafenauer, Olivia Murphy, Aniya Barton, Lauriele Weddle, Makayla Heard​, Amanda Malloy, Mya Durr, Anaya Haynes and DeJa Domino​​ prior to the game.

Lockport def. Downers Grove South 19-25, 25-12, 25-21
Lockport (29-6 overall, 9-0 in the Southwest Suburban Conference): Aleksa Simkus (7 kills), Meg Consigny (6 kills, 14 digs), Christian Bouie (3 blocks), Lainey Green (8 aces, 7 assists).

Macomb def. Monmouth-Roseville 25-15, 25-12
Macomb (30-5 overall): Kennedy Adair (11 kills), Shelby Daniels (7 kills), Avery Rexroat (23 assists, 4 aces, 3 kills), Sarah Stufflebeam (10 digs).
Note: Avery Rexroat broke her own Macomb assist record of 745. She is now at 761.

Maroa-Forsyth def. Mt. Zion 25-16, 25-18
Maroa-Forsyth (26-9 overall, 8-1 in the Sangamo Conference): Lilli Amettis (9 kills, 2 blocks, 3 digs), Addie Voorhees (7 kills, 1 block), Raegan Watts (7 digs, 2 aces), Reese Tirpak (23 assists).

Marian Central Catholic def. Richmond-Burton 25-21, 25-27, 25-23
Marian Central Catholic: Valle Leggett (9 kills, 6 aces, 8 digs), Jessa Passi (12 digs, 2 aces, 5 assists), Delaney Rogge (5 kills, 4 blocks), Kaitlyn Mullen (16 assists, 2 kills, 3 digs), Kate Rodden (4 kills, 2 aces, 8 digs), Ella Conlon (6 kills, 4 blocks). 
Note: Marian Central Catholic seniors Valle Leggett, Jodie Winkelman, Hailey Piwonka, Kate Rodden, Jessa Passi and Grace Adams were recognized before the match.

Metea Valley def. Naperville Central 22-25, 25-11, 25-22 
Metea Valley (33-2 overall, 10-0 in the DuPage Valley Conference): Annabelle Troy (1 ace, 7 kills, 7 digs), Emily Kozinski (1 ace, 3 digs), Emma Bludgen (3 aces, 3 kills, 17 assists, 7 digs), Jada Wlodarczyk (3 kills. 4 digs), Kira Hutson (14 kills, 5 digs), Maura Pilafas (4 kills), Morgan Rank (4 assists, 12 digs), Regan Holmer (2 aces, 8 kills, 15 assists, 13 digs).

Naperville North def. Waubonsie Valley 25-8, 25-16
Naperville North (25-9 overall, 8-2 in the DuPage Valley Conference): Paige Lauterwasser (13 kills, 6 digs), Kara Oxenknecht (6 kills, 2 digs), Ashley Kushner (5 kills, 11 digs), Shelby Erickson (4 kills), Natalie Corcoran (20 assists, 3 digs, 1 ace).

Newark def. Geneseo 25-18, 25-19
Geneseo (21-12 overall, 9-5 in the Western Big Six Conference): Hannah Copeland (5 kills, 4 blocks), Alysia Perez (1 kill, 2 assists, 1 ace), Lauren Johnsen (1 kill, 1 block, 3 assists, 4 digs), Maya Bieneman (1 kill), Kammie Ludwig (1 kill), Emma Frank (1 kill, 1 block), Bailey Huizenga (6 digs), Delainey VanRycke (4 digs), Elysia Would (1 block).
Newark (28-6 overall, 9-1 in the Little Ten Conference): Megan Williams (12 kills), KJ Friestad (3 kills, 2 blocks), Taylor Kruser (10 digs), Lauren Ulrich (23 assists, 2 aces). 
Note: Newark opens regional play Monday against Leland at Indian Creek. 

North Fulton def. Galva 25-11, 25-13
North Fulton (18-14 overall): Jenna Gorsuch (8 assists), Abbey Patterson (7 kills, 1 block), Alicia Hanlin (8 digs), Jenna Schleich (6 kills, 1 block), Katie Baker (11 service points, 2 aces).
Galva (6-25 overall).

Oak Lawn def. St. Laurence 25-23, 25-15
Oak Lawn (9-21 overall, 5-8 in the South Suburban Conference): Kate Dillon (11 kills, 5 aces, 2 blocks, 4 digs), Amina Maali (6 digs, 2 aces), Cayla Neville (6 kills, 1 block), Ruby Amigon (5 digs), Madison Ryan (5 digs, 3 aces, 2 kills), Riley Manthey (17 assists).

Oswego def. Joliet Central 25-9, 23-25, 25-12

Plainfield Central def. Joliet West 25-20, 25-20
Plainfield Central (19-15 overall, 6-5 in the Southwest Prairie Conference): Kailey Fearday (7 kills), Layla Collins (4 kills), Makayla Robinson (4 kills, 2 blocks), Kinsey Bakhaus (2 aces), Jenny Shook (18 assists, 2 aces), Hannah O’Brien (11 digs).

Prairie Ridge def. Crystal Lake Central 31-29, 25-14
Prairie Ridge (16-19 overall, 8-10 in the Fox Valley Conference): Maya Breseman (2 aces, 4 digs), Haylee Yelle (1 block, 7 kills, 2 digs), Ansley Morlock (8 kills, 7 digs), Rilee Schulze (7 assists, 6 digs, 2 aces), Grace Jansen (7 assists, 3 digs, 1 ace).

St. Francis def. Elmwood Park  25-16, 25-8
St. Francis (22-13 overall, 10-0 in the Metro Suburban Conference): Nora Los (10 kills, 2 aces), Megan Olson (8 kills, 1 ace) Brooke Everett (5 kills), Amari Talluri-Boye (5 kills), Delainy White (14 digs, 1 ace), Gwen Locascio (1 kill, 6 assists), Addy Horner (3 kills, 7 assists).

Sandburg def. Lincoln-Way East 25-14, 26-24
Sandburg (19-16 overall, 4-1 in the Southwest Suburban Conference): Sydney Vrdolyak (5 kills, 3 blocks), Sidona  Rao (10 kills), Reilly Chausse (16 digs).
Lincoln-Way East: Abby Clarkin (5 kills, 6 digs).

Somonauk def. Mooseheart 25-14, 25-11

Somonauk (9-13 overall, 5-5 in the Little Ten Conference): Ame Grace (6 aces, 11 digs), Aubrey Westbrook (18 digs), Maggie Roberts (6 kills), Aletheia Johnson (3 aces, 8 digs), Sydney Johnson (10 assists).
Somonauk coach Aleesha Carlson: “The Bobcats played a strong, consistent game against Mooseheart.”

Stockton def. Morrison 25-11, 25-20
Stockton (19-12 overall, 8-4 in the Northwest Upstate Illini Conference): Kenze Haas (1 ace, 2 blocks, 11 kills, 4 digs, 8 assists), Madalyn Mammoser (1 block, 7 kills, 2 digs), Kacy Wright (2 digs, 11 assists), Emily Broshous (1 ace, 2 kills, 7 digs), Whittney Sullivan (3 aces, 16 digs).

Toledo Cumberland def. Arthur Lovington-Atwood Hammond 25-21, 27-25
Arthur Lovington-Atwood Hammond (19-10 overall, 5-4 in the Lincoln Prairie Conference):
Michaela Powell (3 kills, 7 digs), Charley Condill (11 kills, 1 assist), Delaney Gilles (1 block, 5 digs), Alisha Frederick (5 kills, 1 block, 10 digs, 12 assists), Ashley Seegmiller (3 aces, 5 kills, 1 block, 1 assist), Sarah Rafferty (4 digs, 12 assists), Cheyenne Chupp (4 kills, 4 digs, 1 assist).

Tuscola def. Sullivan 25-22, 25-19
Tuscola (10-16 overall, 3-4 in the Central Illinois Conference): Kate Dean (3 aces, 2 blocks, 2 digs, 2 assists, 11 kills), Amelia Bosch (1 ace, 3 blocks, 7 kills), Zoey Thomason (1 block, 1 dig, 2 kills), Sydney Moss (2 digs, 1 kill), Addisyn Pettry (1 dig), Maddie Stahler (1 kill, 1 dig), Mia Hausmann (2 aces, 2 digs), Kerri Pierce (2 digs, 18 assists), Reagan Wyrich (5 digs).

Watseka def. Milford 25-22, 28-26
Milford: Anna McEwen (6 kills, 11 digs), Caley Mowrey (6 kills, 3 blocks).
Milford coach Michelle Wessels: “Watseka played scrappy and we served very poorly. Serving at 77 percent is not going to win very many varsity matches.” 

West Aurora def. Plainfield South 25-18, 25-21
West Aurora (15-20 overall, 4-7 in the Southwest Prairie Conference): Maureen Porkryfke 8 kills), Jazmyn Seraphin 5 kills), Mielye Hardersen 13 assists 5 digs 1 block).

Wilowbrook def. West Chicago 25-21, 25-10
Willowbrook (33-1 overall, 6-0 in the West Suburban Gold): Calli Kenny (12 kills, 3 aces, 5 digs), Hannah Kenny (7 kills, 10 digs, 13 assists), Natalie Cipriano (5 kills, 2 blocks), Katie Linnig (10 assists, 6 digs), Elizabeth Bruschuk (6 digs, 4 assists), Kyla Ostrowski (1 kill, 1 ace, 2 digs).

Woodstock def. Woodstock North 22-25, 25-17, 25-21
Woodstock North (25-8 overall, 8-2 in the Kishwaukee River Conference): Faith Eddy (6 kills, 6 digs, 1 ace), Avery Crabill (4 kills, 10 digs, 2 aces, 1 block), Devynn Schulze (4 kills, 2 digs, 1 block), Lexi Hansen (4 kills, 2 digs), Katie Wickersheim (8 digs, 2 aces, 2 assists), Kylie Schulze (18 assists, 6 digs, 1 block), Cadence Klasek (2 kills, 1 block), Kamryn Butenschoen (1 kills, 2 digs), Madison Miller (3 digs), Dani Hansen (2 digs), Makenzie Buss (1 ace, 1 dig).
Note: The Thunder start the IHSA state playoffs next Tuesday at Rockford Boylan.

Yorkville def. Romeoville 25-21, 25-13
Yorkville (29-5 overall, 10-1 in the Southwest Prairie Conference): Ella Bourque (6 kills, 9 assists, 4 digs), Janelle Pye-Blacknard (4 kills, 6 aces, 7 digs), Saige Avery (7 kills, 6 assists, 7 digs), Keelyn Muell (5 kills, 2 digs), Grace Lindgren (6 digs, 1 ace).
Yorkville coach Zachery Sinn: “With the win, the Foxes officially sealed the conference championship. Now, the Foxes turn their attention to the first round of regionals where they have a matchup with Plainfield East on Tuesday.“

Late Wednesday, October 20 results

Lake Forest def. Warren 25-21, 25-19
Lake Forest (23-11 overall, 5-2 in the North Suburban Conference): Meg Margolis (16 assists), Mackenzie Pitera (7 kills).
Note: Lake Forest faces Chicago Northside Prep next Tuesday at Cary-Grove in a Class 3A regional semifinal.

Willowbrook def. Leyden 25-7, 25-12
Willowbrook (32-1 overall, 6-0 in the West Suburban Gold): Calli Kenny (5 kills, 5 aces, 2 digs, 3 assists), Katie Linnig (2 kills, 4 aces, 10 assists, 3 digs), Natalie Cipriano (6 kills), Hannah Kenny (3 kills,1 dig, 1 block, 4 assists), Elle Bruschuk (2 kills, 1 ace, 1 dig,1 block), Elizabeth Bruschuk (3 digs, 3 assists), Lily Lowe (2 kills).

Late Tuesday, October 19 result

Andrew def. Stagg 25-15, 25-19
Andrew (17-13 overall, 5-4 in the Southwest Suburban Conference): Katie DeHaan (21 assists, 5 digs), Brooke Haggerty (23 digs, 2 aces), Colleen Cleary (10 kills, 5 digs).

Mid-Suburban League All-Conference team

East Division Player of the Year:
Allie Korba (Hersey).
Abby Ferris and Julia Barnett (Buffalo Grove): Victoria Labno (Elk Grove); Allie Korba, Claire VanDenHerik, Alexa Knutson and Olivia Mellen (Hersey); Cameran Mather, Julie Wydro and Lauren Mueller (Prospect); Maddie Zera and Charlotte Errico (Rolling Meadows); Danielle Moser and Samantha Springer (Wheeling).

West Division Player(s) of the Year
: Amanda Cleary (Barrington) and Rylen Reid (Fremd).
Amanda Cleary, Jessica Horwath and Campbell Paris (Barrington); Farah Cisse, Jiya Patel and Gianna Spetka (Conant); Rian Baker, Rylen Reid, Claudia Wala and Izzy Segoviano (Fremd); Charlotte McGrath (Hoffman Estates); Erin McGinn (Palatine); Grace Zinchuk and Gabrielle Tuiaana (Schaumburg).    

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