Thursday, September 22 results

Hoffman Estates (far court) fell to 10-9 overall and 1-3 in the Mid-Suburban West with its 25-10, 25-12 loss at Barrington Thursday. (Photo by Dave Ruggles)

Thursday, September 22 results

Aquin def. East Dubuque 25-8, 25-9
Aquin (17-1 overall, 6-0 in the Northwest Upstate Illini Conference): Lucy Arndt (13 kills, 5 digs), Bentleah Stovall (9 kills, 1 block), Megan Holder (26 assists). 

Arthur Lovington-Atwood Hammond def. Decatur Lutheran 13-25, 25-19, 25-17
Arthur-Lovington Atwood-Hammond (9-4 overall, 4-0 in the Lincoln Prairie Conference): Charley Condill (3 aces, 10 kills, 3 blocks, 9 digs), Alisha Frederick (1 ace, 4 kills, 5 blocks, 8 digs, 22 assists), Ashley Seegmiller (5 aces, 3 kills, 1 block, 4 digs), Karaline Vanausdol (1 ace, 13 digs), Alayna Plank (1 ace, 1 kill, 2 blocks, 2 digs, 5 assists), Kaylee Schrock (1 kill, 5 blocks, 6 digs).

Barrington def. Hoffman Estates 25-10, 25-12
Hoffman Estates (10-9 overall, 1-3 in the Mid-Suburban West).
Barrington (16-1 overall, 4-0 in the Mid-Suburban West): Molly Kozak (1 dig, 5 service points), Jessica Horwath (7 kills, 3 digs, 10 service points, 4 aces), Gwen Adler (16 assists, 2 digs, 6 service points, 2 aces, 1 block), Jenna Meitzler (3 assists, 9 kills, 7 digs, 1 block), Colette Garrels (5 digs), Berkeley Ploder (2 blocks, 2 kills), Hope Regas (3 kills, 1 ace, 2 service points), Sydney Louis (2 kills), Caroline Petitgout (2 kills).

Beecher def. Illinois Lutheran 25-16, 25-9
Illinois Lutheran (5-12 overall, 2-5 in the River Valley Conference: Zoe Biesterfeld (6 kills), Anna Oestmann (7 digs), Emma Nagle (3 assists, 5 digs).

Benet def. Glenbard West 25-23, 25-17
Benet (18-1 overall, 3-0 in the East Suburban Catholic Conference): Audrey Aselson (23 assists, 4 digs, 1 block), Gabija Staniskis (3 kills, 1 dig, 1 block), Ava Novak (11 kills, 8 digs 1 block), Peyton Turner (8 digs), Aniya Warren (19 digs), Gabby Stasys (2 kills), Kristen Krammer (2 kills, 4 digs), Lynney Tarnow (5 kills, 4 digs, 2 blocks).  
Glenbard West (15-8 overall, 2-0 in the West Suburban Silver).
Glenbard West coach Dan Scott: “There were some amazing rallies in this match, and we blocked very well tonight with 7 block kills. Serve receive wasn’t as on point the second set which cost us. However, I’m very pleased with my team’s effort tonight and it was something to build on.”
  
Bolingbrook def. Stagg 25-14, 25-11
Bolingbrook (19-3 overall, 3-0 in the Southwest Suburban Conference): Madison Shroba (8 kills), Sarah Harvey (10 assists, 7 aces), Olivia Vaughn (7 assists, 2 aces), Kate Mottlow (7 digs), Noelle Aprati (2 blocks).

Burlington Central def. Hampshire 18-25, 25-20, 25-19
Burlington Central (13-8 overall, 5-5 in the Fox Valley Conference): Brooke Hoffman (10 kills, 5 digs), Leah Freesemann (13 kills, 9 digs, 3 aces), Rachel Burton (2 kills, 2 digs, 1 ace, 2 blocks), Peyton Strout (4 kills, 2 blocks, 1 assist), Ashley Arceo (3 kills, 7 digs, 1 block, 1 ace, 30 assists), Brianna Gritzman (17 digs, 2 assists), Emily Maramba (2 kills, 3 aces, 1 dig), Ashli Bonds (3 digs), Delilah Ostrye (9 digs, 1 ace).

Bradley-Bourbonnais def. Homewood-Flossmoor 26-24, 11-25, 25-22
Homewood-Flossmoor (6-9 overall, 0-3 in the Southwest Suburban Conference): Chidera Ozoh (11 kills, 4 blocks), LaDonna Trantham (12 kills, 7 digs), Emma Dierenger (35 assists, 9 digs), Alaina Barnett (7 kills, 3 blocks). 

Champaign Central def. Normal West 25-22, 15-25, 25-22
Normal West (14-3 overall, 3-1 in the Big Twelve Conference).
Champaign Central (11-6 overall, 5-0 in the Big Twelve Conference).   

Chicago Christian def. St. Edward 25-8, 25-16
St. Edward (5-16 overall, 0-3 in the Metro Suburban Conference).

Chillicothe IVC def. Prairie Central 25-18, 25-12
Prairie Central (9-10 overall, 0-2 in the Illini Prairie Conference): Alexandria Hari (4 service points, 1 ace), Kerigan Fehr (3 kills, 8 digs), Gracie Edelman (3 assists), Callie Eisenmann (3 assists), Gyllian Davies (2 blocks).
Prairie Central coach Kirsten Smith: “IVC is a very tough team and we knew that going into tonight’s match. The girls made their own goals and I think a lot of them not only achieved some of their goals but surpassed some. I enjoy giving credit where it is due and IVC deserves a lot of credit for their play. As their coach, I am proud of how we played.”

Coal City def. Lisle 25-11, 25-18
Coal City (13-6 overall, 6-1 in the Illinois Central Eight): Addyson Waliczek (17 assists, 4 digs, 3 aces, 2 kills), Kayla Henline (7 assists, 1 dig, 1 kill), Gwen Wharrie (6 kills), Kenzi Henline (4 kills, 2 digs, 1 ace, 1 block), Emma Rodriguez (4 kills, 1 block), Bella Veraveic (3 kills, 1 dig, 1 block), Addison Gagliardo (5 digs), Jadyn Shaw (4 digs), Aubrey Mellen (4 digs, 1 ace).

Crystal Lake South def. Jacobs 23-25, 25-15, 25-21
Jacobs (6-8 overall, 4-5 in the Fox Valley Conference): Teagan Van Stone (8 kills, 1 block, 2 digs), Isabella Spychala (3 kills, 1 block), Yvonne Iskrev (2 kills, 3 blocks, 1 ace), Sara Wasner (2 kills, 7 digs), Ali Pierre (6 kills, 9 blocks), Bella Van de Burgt (5 kills, 15 digs, 2 aces), Aurora Rodella (13 assists, 2 aces, 3 digs), Meghan Retzler (7 assists, 5 digs), Gracie Breeze (15 digs, 1 assist), Kate Wilson (23 digs, 2 assists, 1 ace, 3 kills), Cassie Gorrity (5 digs, 1 kill).

Downers Grove North def. Addison Trail 25-19, 25-19
Addison Trail (7-12 overall, 2-1 in the West Suburban Gold): Erica Severino (5 kills, 10 digs, passed 2.04), Stephanie Petrbok (6 kills, 10 digs, passed 2.86), Caitlin Muhr (13 assists).

Durand def. Orangeville 25-7, 17-25, 25-22
Durand (14-6-1 overall, 4-1 in the Northwest Upstate Illini Conference): Rhiannon Robertson (19 kills, 13 digs), Rachel Nevdal (28 digs), Alisa Moore (12 digs, 16 assists), Addy King (16 assists), Erica Nyen (5 kills). 
Durand coach Molly Kelsey: “We started out strong in Game 1. We had great passing and serve receive. During Game 2, we got into our own heads after things weren’t going our way. We need to learn to shake off a mistake and move on. In the third set, we were able pull together to come out with a win and get around their strong middle blocker.”

Elk Grove def. Wheeling 25-19, 25-17
Elk Grove (5-13 overall, 1-3 in the Mid-Suburban East): Maya Kwiecien (17 digs, 1 assist, 6/6 serving), Julia Masnica (23/25, 7 kills, 8 digs, 9/10 serving, 3 aces), Klaudia Baclawski (11/12, 6 kills, 5 blocks).

El Paso-Gridley def. Flanagan-Cornell 25-23, 25-22  
Flanagan-Cornell (11-13 overall, 2-4 in the Heart of Illinois Conference): Kortney Harms (8 kills, 13 digs), Raegan Montello (5 assists, 2 aces), Kalynne Kindermann (4 digs, 2 aces).
El Paso-Gridley (18-2 overall, 5-1 in the Heart of Illinois Conference): Callie Whitcomb (9 kills), Emma Whitcomb (15 assists), Kyra Carr (1 block), Isabel Vargas (11 digs), Reese Deckard (6 aces). 

Fenton def. Leyden 25-15, 25-14.
Leyden (8-11 overall, 1-2 in the West Suburban Gold).

Fulton def. Milledgeville 25-9, 25-17
Fulton (13-4 overall, 2-2 in the Three Rivers Conference): Annaka Hackett (4 kills, 1 ace, 7 digs, 2 blocks), Ava Bowen (5 kills, 3 aces, 4 digs, 1 block), Brooklyn Brennan (10 kills, 4 assists, 3 digs, 1 block), Kamryn Sikkema (1 kill, 2 blocks), Miraya Pessman (2 kills, 10 assists, 1 ace, 12 digs, 2 blocks), Reese Dykstra (1 assist, 2 aces, 1 dig, 1 block), Resse Germann (2 assists, 1 ace, 9 digs).

Galesburg def. (Rock Island) Alleman 25-20, 25-15
(Rock Island) Alleman (2-10 overall, 0-7 in the Western Big Six): Megan Hulke (2 blocks, 17 assists, 2 digs), Audrey Erickson (2 kills), Clair Hulke (8 kills, 1 block, 2 digs), Gaby Bazaldua (2 kills, 1 block), Rhyca Fullerlove (2 kills, 1 block, 1 dig), Genesis Reyes (3 digs), Iris Reynolds (3 kills, 2 blocks, 2 digs), Sasha Cornillaud (2 aces, 1 dig), Tyla Thomas (4 digs).

Geneseo def. Sterling 25-19, 25-13
Geneseo (10-9 overall, 4-3 in the Western Big Six Conference): Katie VanDeWoestyne (6 kills, 3 blocks), Lizzie Rapps (4 kills, 4 digs), Addison Smith (1 ace), Alysia Perez (16 assists, 3 aces, 2 blocks), Delainey VanRycke (1 ace, 6 digs), Aubrey VanKerrebroeck (6 kills, 4 blocks, 4 digs).

Glenbard East def. Lake Park 26-24, 27-25 
Glenbard East (8-15 overall, 2-2 in the Upstate Eight Conference): Madison Manning (13 kills, 5 digs), Hailey Overlin (10 digs, 2 aces), Hannah Meyer ( 2 digs, 2 blocks, 22 assists), Gabbie Walton (4 blocks), Maddie Michelon (5 kills, 7 digs).

Hinsdale Central def. Wheaton North 26-24, 25-20
Wheaton North (15-8 overall, 2-1 in the DuKane Conference): Paige Amwoza (13 digs), Paige Syswerda (14 assists, 3 digs, 2 kills, 1 block), Olivia Zamis (4 kills, 2 blocks, 1 dig), Audrey Brcka (6 digs, 4 kills, 3 blocks, 1 ace), Mia Benson (4 digs, 3 kills, 1 block), Libby Hornof (4 blocks, 1 kill), Addie Lee (7 digs, 1 assist), Juju Fender (3 digs, 2 kills), Delaney Ingbretson (2 digs), Halina Istanbouli (3 digs, 1 assist).
Hinsdale Central (10-9 overall, 0-3 in the West Suburban Silver).

Huntley def. Crystal Lake Central 25-19, 25-21
Huntley (11-0 overall, 10-0 in the Fox Valley Conference): Maggie Duyos (24 assists, 11 digs), Morgan Jones (6 kills), Avary DeBlieck (5 kills, 1 block), Ally Panzloff (8 kills, 8 digs, 2 aces), Georgia Watson (1 block), Mari Rodriguez (6 digs), Lizzy Williams (4 digs).

IC Catholic Prep def. Aurora Christian 25-10, 25-11
IC Catholic Prep (16-1 overall, 3-0 in the Metro Suburban Conference): Ava Falduto (10 kills, 1 block, 9 digs, 3 assists, 3 aces), Lucy Russ (17 assists, 6 kills, 5 digs, 2 aces), Alysa Lawton (6 digs, 1 assist), Natalie Lawton (5 digs), Jenny Fromelt (4 kills, 1 ace, 1 block), Abby Pukulik (5 digs, 1 ace).
Next up: Tuesday, October 4 versus Timothy Christian. 

Indian Creek def. Somonauk 25-4, 25-9
Somonauk (4-8 overall, 2-4 in the Little Ten Conference): Josie Rader (7 digs), Ali McBride (6 digs), Haley McCoy (2 kills), Amelia Grace (5 digs), Riley Snider (2 assists).

Joliet West def. West Aurora 25-16, 25-21
Joliet West (13-6 overall, 3-1 in the Southwest Prairie Conference): Gabby Piazza (11 kills, 5 aces) Ava Grevengoed (9 kills, 6 digs, 1 ace), Olivia Baxter (5 digs), Ashlyn Noon (14 assists, 2 digs, 1 ace), Taylor Brenczewski (10 assists, 2 aces).

Kewanee def. Mendota 25-14, 25-15
Kewanee (7-12 overall, 2-4 in the Three Rivers Conference): Nevyah Lewis (4 kills, 1 block, 8 service points, 2 aces, 2 digs), Makaela Salisbury (4 service points, 5 digs, 2 kills), Jillian Bennison (9 digs, 4 service points, 1 ace, 1 kill), Larissa Meyer (2 kills, 1 dig), Emma Crofton (5 kills, 3 blocks), Avery Yepsen (15 assists, 11 service points, 1 kill), Mayra Diaz (10 service points, 2 aces,  3 digs, 1 kill, 1 block).

Lakes def. Wauconda 25-17, 25-16
Lakes (7-13 overall, 3-0 in the Northern Lake County Conference): Katie Lage (5 kills, 5 digs, 1 ace), Lainey Russo (6 digs), Katie Mercure (15 assists, 6 digs).

Lemont def. Thornton Fractional South 25-12, 25-10
Lemont (16-7 overall, 7-0 in the South Suburban Conference): Grace Ulatowski (7 kills), April Rice (6 kills), Jessica Rimbo (9 assists).

Libertyville def. Glenbrook North 25-12, 25-13
Libertyville (17-4 overall, 3-0 in the North Suburban Conference): Jaimie Marquardt (12 assists, 5 aces, 1 kill, 1 block, 5 digs), Keira Kasten (10 kills), Ashley Branford (4 kills), Lily Evans (3 kills), Stella Meyer (3 kills), Hannah Fleming (4 kills), Macy Schaffnit (3 aces, 4 assists).
Next up: Libertyville hosts a Title IX celebration next Wednesday against Lake Zurich.

Lincoln-Way East def. Lincoln-Way Central 25-19, 25-20
Lincoln-Way East (15-3 overall, 3-0 in the Southwest Suburban Conference): Maggie Simon (15 assists), Lexi Byas (7 digs), Jada James (7 kills), Ava Nepkin (7 kills). 
Lincoln-Way Central (14-4 overall, 1-2 in the Southwest Suburban Conference): Kiera King (11 kills, 6 assists, 1 block).

Lockport def. Lincoln-Way West 25-13, 26-24
Lockport (16-4 overall, 3-0 in the Southwest Suburban Conference): Lainey Green (13 assists, 4 aces), Meg Consigny (9 kills), Grace Juergens (15 digs).
Lincoln-Way West (9-9 overall, 2-2 in the Southwest Suburban Conference): Caroline Smith (2 blocks,3 digs), Alexa Flores (7 digs, 7 assists), Ashley Miller (7 assists), Emma Robertson (7 kills), Ashlyn Lindsay (5 kills).
Next up: Lincoln-Way West is at the Rich Township invite on Saturday. 

Macomb def. Lewistown 25-8, 25-17 

Macomb (12-0 overall): Kennedy Adair (11 kills), Aly Thorman (7 kills, 3 blocks), Sarah Stufflebeam (10 digs), Quinn Rexroat (2 aces, 6 digs), Kaitlyn Robinson (29 assists). 

Marian Central Catholic def. Carmel 25-16, 10-25, 25-15 
Marian Central Catholic (7-8-4 overall): Kaitlyn Mullen (12 assists, 6 digs, 1 ace), Danielle Lipnisky (6 kills), Hadley Rogge (3 kills, 1 block), Ella Conlon (3 kills, 5 digs, 2 aces, 1 block).  

Marist def. Mother McAuley 25-22, 25-19
Marist (14-4 overall, 3-0 in the East Suburban Catholic Conference): Kamryn Chaney (12 kills, 5 blocks, 8 digs, ace), Elise Ward (10 kills, 7 digs), Bella Bullington (6 kills, 4 blocks), Emilia Batus (5 blocks, 2 kills), Ufuoma Omene (3 kills, block), Maddie Berry (19 assists), Elayna Davidson (16 digs).
Mother McAuley (17-1 overall, 1-0 in the Girls Catholic Athletic Conference): Ellie White (8 kills, 3 digs), Maeve Moonan (4 kills, 3 blocks), Tess Hayes (10 assists, 7 digs), Olivia Klapp (8 assists), Gigi Navarrete (15 digs). 

Maroa-Forsyth def. Riverton 25-21, 25-16
Maroa-Forsyth (13-4 overall, 3-0 in the Sangamo Conference): Avaleena Stewart (3 kills), Reagan VanHook (8 kills), Addison Vorhees (2 blocks, 5 digs), Abi Tertocha (10 assists), Savanna Moody (3 kills), Cami Cutler (3 aces).
Riverton (3-13 overall, 0-3 in the Sangamo Conference): Adi White (7 kills, 2 blocks), Sydney Rutter (4 digs), Paisley Jeffers (5 kills, 1 block), Kirianna Truesdale (4 kills), Genevieve Anning (18 assists), Kylee Wells (3 aces).  

Massac County def. Benton 25-12, 25-9
Massac County (19-5 overall, 6-0 in the Southern Illinois River-to-River Conference): Monique Hart (8 kills, 3 blocks, 2 aces), Sophie Bormann (5 kills, 16 digs), Abigail Martin (9 assists, 6 digs), Libby Conkle (12 digs), Adalyn Gower (5 kills, 17 digs), Hannah Edwards (17 assists), Laken Vickers (4 kills, 2 blocks), Brooklynn Burnett (5 kills, 5 blocks). 
Benton (10-8 overall, 4-1 in the Southern Illinois River-to-River Conference).
Next up: Massac County hosts Murphysboro on Thursday, September 29.

Metea Valley def. Waubonsie Valley 25-16, 25-18
Metea Valley (17-4 overall, 2-0 in the DuPage Valley Conference): Addison Torain (8 kills, 12 digs); Ashley Ward (10 assists); Brenda Reynaga (12 digs); Camille Morrison (6 kills, 1 Ace, 2 blocks, 3 digs); Kelly McGrath (1 Ace, 5 assists); Maddie Hopkins (2 kills, 1 block); Olivia Stewart (2 kills, 1 block); Zoe Jannisch (4 kills).
Waubonsie Valley (5-11 overall).  

Milford def. Hoopeston 16-25, 25-12, 25-16
Milford (10-3 overall, 5-0 in the Vermilion Valley Conference): Anna McEwen (20 kills, 14 digs, 4 aces), Hunter Mowrey (26 digs, 17 service points), Jahni Lavicka (32 assists).

Minooka def. Joliet Central 25-10, 25-3
Minooka (5-7 overall, 3-1 in the Southwest Prairie Conference): Rachel Karceski (10 kills), Makenna Petrovic (3 kills, 6 blocks).
Next up: Teacher Appreciation/Junior High Night when Minooka hosts Joliet West on October 6.

Naperville North def. DeKalb 25-17, 25-9
Naperville North (10-2 overall, 2-0 in the DuPage Valley Conference): Paige Lauterwasser (8 kills, 6 digs, 5 aces), Liz Rossi (4 kills), Leah Norris (3 kills, 12 assists, 1 dig), Natalie Corcoran (8 assists, 4 digs), Simi Kapustova (4 kills), Shelby Erickson (2 kills), Sydney Kushner (8 digs).
DeKalb (8-7 overall, 0-2 in the DuPage Valley Conference): Ella Swanson (1 kill), Megan Gates (2 aces, 5 kills), Calissa Hudson (3 kills), Makayla Williams (10 assists, 2 aces, 1 kill), Kailey Porter (1 kill).

Newark def. Leland 25-13, 25-7
Newark (17-4 overall, 6-1 in the Little Ten Conference): Lauren Ulrich (9 assists, 5 kills, 4 aces), Kiara Wesseh (5 kills), Dani Peshia (4 assists, 3 aces). 
Next up: Newark travels to Depue at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday. 

Oswego def. Plainfield East 25-22, 26-24
Oswego (11-6 overall, 3-1 in the Southwest Prairie Conference): Sidney Hamacker (12 kills, 11 service points, 2 aces, 14 digs), Mia Jurkovic (7 kills), Riley Borrowman (4 kills), Ava Flannigan (28 assists).

Palatine def. Fremd 25-10, 15-25, 25-20
Fremd (12-5 overall, 2-2 in the Mid-Suburban West): Megan Spiekermann (7 kills, 4 digs), Ellie Braun (5 kills, 6 digs), Hallie Neill (17 assists, 1 ace), Ashley Brim (6 digs), Sasha Sallade (1 kill, 1 block).

Peotone def. Wilmington 25-21, 22-25, 25-23
Peotone (8-5 overall, 5-2 in the Illinois Central Eight Conference): Brooke Gwiazda (10 kills, 1 block), Marissa Velasco (9 kills), Mady Kibelkis (7 kills), Mackenzie Strough (26 assists).

Piasa Southwestern def. Gillespie 25-20, 25-14
Gilllespie (4-10 overall, 0-9 in the South Central Conferemce): Lauren Bertagnalli (1 service point, 13 digs), Corinne Fellin (1 kill, 5 digs), Eve Kaduk (4 service points, 3 aces, 4 kills, 6 assists, 7 digs), Ava Parish (1 service point, 5 assists), Delaney Taylor (2 kills), Darci Wolber (4 service points, 2 aces, 3 kills, 8 digs), Becca Crays (1 service point, 2 kills), Mia Brawner (2 service points, 2 aces, 2 kills).

Plainfield North def. Plainfield Central 25-10, 25-23
Plainfield Central (5-8 overall, 2-2 in the Southwest Prairie Conference): Kinsey Bakhaus (11 assists, 8 digs), Macy Degraff (1 ace), Layla Collins (6 kills), Abbie Kearney (7 digs).    

Pleasant Plains def. Olympia 25-12, 25-16
Pleasant Plains (13-1 overall, 3-0 in the Sangamo Conference): Lauren Buxton (6 kills, 4 blocks), Peyton Bergschneider (5 kills, 9 digs, 3 blocks, 1 ace), Sydney McAfee (3 kills, 1 ace), Zoe Hiltabrand (6 digs, 1 block, 1 ace), Sienna Hadley (6 kills), Paige Weatherford (8 digs, 1 block), Jaycee Smith (7 assists, 1 ace), Claire Long (9 assists), Adi Fraase (6 digs).

Prairie Ridge def. McHenry 25-19, 25-14
Prairie Ridge (9-8 overall, 7-3 in the Fox Valley Conference): Katya Flaugher (12 kills, 3 aces, 7 digs), Grace Jansen (3 digs, 2 kills, 13 assists).

Quincy Notre Dame def. Illini West 25-15, 25-18
Quincy Notre Dame (19-1 overall): Annie Eaton (20 assists, 3 aces), Emma Hoing (6 kills, 6 aces), Abbey Schreacke (8 kills, 3 aces).  
Illini West (10-5 overall): Josie Bryan (6 kills, 8 assists), Reagan Reed (6 kills, 5 assists), Kaelyn Ferrill (3 digs), Abi White (3 digs, 3 service points).
Next up: Illini West hosts Liberty at 6:00 p.m. Monday. 

Richards def. Oak Lawn 12-25, 25-20, 25-21
Oak Lawn (8-7 overall, 3-4 in the South Suburban Conference): Emma McAuliffe (20 digs), Kaitlyn Berkery (17 digs, 5 kills), Maeve Hassett (11 assists, 8 digs), Rihana Osmani (14 digs), Amina Maali (17 digs). 

ROWVA/Williamsfield def. Peoria Christian 25-17, 25-10
ROWVA/Williamsfield (12-4 overall, 3-1 in the Lincoln Trail Conference): Sawyer Secrist (13 kills), Tori Trotter (13 assists, 5 digs), Chloee Secrist (15 service points).
ROWVA/Williamsfield coach Jaime Trotter: “The Cougars won tonight at home but it came at a price. Our starting setter, Natalie Gonzalez, went out in the first game with an apparent ankle injury. After Natalie went out, freshman Tori Trotter came in and looked very comfortable. We were led to victory tonight by two freshmen and a senior leader.”

St. Joseph-Ogden def. Pontiac 25-16, 25-14
Pontiac (4-12 overall, 0-2 in the Illini Prairie Conference): Alix Robinson (6 kills, 3 digs, 1 block), Aubrey Shepard (3 assists, 1 dig), Bailey Masching (2 kills, 2 aces, 1 assist, 3 digs), Cadence Helms (1 kill, 1 dig), Jayanna Einhaus (1 dig), Keara Smith (6 kills, 1 ace, 7 assists, 5 digs), Makayla Metz (1 assist, 2 digs), Paige Collins (2 assists, 10 digs), Sydney Gragert (2 digs).

Sandburg def. Andrew 25-23, 20-25, 25-15
Sandburg (12-7 overall, 3-0 in the Southwest Suburban Conference): Reilly Chausse (15 digs), Elise Sterling (6 kills, 3 blocks), Gabby Gasior (8 kills). 

Shepard def. Bremen 27-25, 25-18
Shepard (7-10 overall, 4-3 in the South Suburban Conference): Megan Kempczynski (21 assists), Lexi Jensen (9 kills, 2 blocks), Sophie Sheehan (5 kills, 2 blocks), Alora Akin (5 kills).

Sherrard def. Monmouth-Roseville 25-18, 25-16
Monmouth-Roseville (11-8 overall, 4-4 in the Three Rivers Conference).
Sherrard (12-3 overall, 7-0 in the Three Rivers Conference).
Next up: Monmouth-Roseville plays Erie-Prophetstown on Monday. 

Staunton def. Vandalia 25-15, 25-12
Vandalia (13-9-1 overall, 1-2 in the South Central Conference): Kaylee Rosenkoetter (3 digs), Morgan Dagen (3 digs), Bella Austin (4 kills, 8 digs), Lauren Kaiser (2 aces, 1 dig), Livi Wehrle (1 ace, 4 kills), Delaney Kopp (2 kills), Ellika Whiteman (2 aces, 5 assists, 4 digs).

Stevenson def. Mundelein 25-15, 25-20
Stevenson (16-7 overall, 1-2 in the North Suburban Conference): Brynn Smith (3 kills, 2 aces, 4 digs), Mija Jegers (10 kills, 3 aces, 4 digs), Abby Minin (11 assists), Rachel Shin (9 assists), Sasha Evenko (1 kill, 1 block, 1 assist), Ava Wysocki (4 kills, 1 block), Cayla Weisner (5 aces, 1 block), Allison Katnibikov (4 kills, 1 block), Teagon Ohlwein (6 digs).

Timothy Christian def. Ridgewood 25-18, 25-15
Timothy Christian (17-2 overall, 2-0 in the Metro Suburban Conference): Abby VanderWal (10 kills, 2 blocks, 3 digs), Bella Potempa (5 kills, 1 ace, 4 digs), Addy Vogelzang (3 kills), Izzy Zimmerman (1 ace, 3 digs), Sierra Rieger (19 assists), Clare McQuade (5 digs).

Tri-Valley def. Fieldcrest 25-22, 25-20
Tri-Valley (16-1-1 overall, 5-0 in the Heart of Illinois Conference): Libby Detweiler (7 kills, 1 block), Hailey Warfel (7 kills, 8 assists, 3 aces, 2 blocks), Reagan Neitzel (12 assists), Aimee Horn (13 digs), Jenna Jensen (6 digs), Emma Witte (1 block).
Fieldcrest (18-1 overall, 6-1 in the Heart of Illinois Conference): Kaylin Rients (5 kills, 1 block, 2 aces), Kate White (7 assists), Zoey Dye (1 block), Allie Wiesenhofer (6 digs).

Vernon Hills def. Maine West 25-13, 25-21
Vernon Hills (14-2 overall, 4-0 in the Central Suburban North): Maya Raval (15 assists, 4 aces), Val Ramirez (4 kills, 2 blocks), Elli Amjadi (12 digs), Peyton Self (3 kills, 5 digs), Alexa Cieslinski (4 kills, 4 digs), Sonia Bondar (3 kills, 2 blocks).

Woodstock North def. Byron 25-15, 25-10
Woodstock North (16-1 overall, 3-1 in the Kishwaukee River Conference): Lexi Hansen (9 kills), Dani Hansen (6 kills, 3 digs), Kylie Schulze (14 assists, 5 digs, 3 kills), Devynn Schulze (10 digs), Katie Wickersheim (3 kills, 11 digs, 2 blocks, 2 aces, 3 assists), Emma Berner (2 aces, 4 digs), Clara Klasek (2 blocks, 1 kill), Chloe Soto-Garcia (1 kill, 1 block).
Next up: Woodstock North travels to Woodstock next Tuesday. 

Late Wednesday, September 21 results

Rockford Christian def. Dixon 25-21, 25-18
Rockford Christian (11-7-1 overall, 1-2 in the Big Northern Conference): Sydney Stanfield (15 kills, 3 digs), Julia Irvin (12 assists, 1 dig), Elle Jones (5 kills, 1 block, 1 ace).
Note: Rockford Christian will travel to Byron at 6:30 p.m. next Tuesday.

Rosary def. DePaul Prep 25-20, 25-21
DePaul Prep (10-7 overall, 2-2 in the Girls Catholic Athletic Conference): Ava Wilson (4 kills, 1 dig), Amira Boone (4 kills, 7 digs), Katie Syftestad (6 assists, 1 ace, 2 digs).

Forreston def. Polo 23-25, 25-13, 25-21
Forreston (12-5 overall, 6-0 in the Northwest Upstate Illini Conference): Jaiden Schneiderman (21 kills, 2 aces), Rylee Broshous (19 digs, 8 kills), Brooke Boettner (23 assists, 4 kills).

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