Thursday, September 29 results

Montini’s Jordan Heatherly (16) was recently recognized for registering her 1,000th career assist. (Photo by Dave Ruggles)

Thursday, September 29 results

Aquin def. Dakota 25-17, 25-13
Aquin (19-1 overall, 7-0 in the Northwest Upstate Illini Conference): Lucy Arndt (6 kills, 3 digs), Bentleah Stovall (6 kills, 1 block), Ainsley Stovall (3 kills, 6 digs), Megan Holder (18 assists, 2 kills), Hanna Pizzolato (13 digs).

Arthur Lovington-Atwood Hammond def. Broadlands Heritage 25-15, 25-8
Arthur-Lovington Atwood-Hammond (16-4 overall, 5-0 in the Lincoln Prairie Conference): Charley Condill (15 kills, 4 blocks, 6 digs), Mackenzie Condill (1 ace, 6 digs), Summer Melton (2 kills), Alisha Frederick (1 block, 16 assists), Maggie Benedict (2 aces, 1 kill), Ashley Seegmiller (1 ace, 1 kill, 1 dig), Karaline Vanausdol (1 dig), Alayna Plank (2 aces, 7 assists), Layla Deel (1 kill, 1 block), Kaylee Schrock (4 kills, 2 blocks).

Assumption (Louisville, Kentucky) def. Mother McAuley 19-25, 25-18, 25-23
Mother McAuley (18-2 overall, 2-0 in the East Suburban Catholic Conference): Ellie White (18 kills, 16 digs, 2 blocks), Sydney Buchanan (6 kills, 2 blocks), Ellery Rees (9 kills, 3 blocks), Gigi Navarrete (30 digs, 3 aces), Sam Falk (13 digs), Olivia Klapp (15 assists, 7 digs), Tess Hayes (9 assists).  

Barrington def. Palatine 25-10, 25-13
Barrington (18-1 overall, 6-0 in the Mid-Suburban West): Molly Kozak (3 digs, 5 aces, 11 service points), Jessica Horwath (6 kills, 9 digs), Gwen Adler (4 assists, 3 digs, 11 service points, 1 kill, 1 block, 4 aces), Jenna Meitzler (6 assists, 4 kills, 3 digs, 2 aces, 6 service points), Colette Garrels (1 dig), Berkeley Ploder (2 blocks, 1 kill), Hope Regas (4 kills, 2 service points), Sydney Louis (1 kill, 4 blocks), Caroline Petitgout (1 kill), Sarah Jensen (2 service points, 3 digs).

Batavia def. Glenbard South 25-16, 25-11
Batavia (15-10 overall, 2-2 in the DuKane Conference): Amanda Otten (10 kills, 4 aces), McKenna Bremner (12 assists), Makayla Hamilton (3 kills).
Batavia coach McKenna Kelsay: “It was a solid night for us overall. Really excited all levels were able to get the win. We are back at it on Tuesday for our DigPink night against Geneva.”

Benet Academy def. Skutt Catholic (Omaha, Nebraska) 20-25, 25-21, 25-18
Skutt Catholic (14-5 overall, 1-0 in B District 2): Addison West (2 kills), Brooke Banker (10 assists), Abbie Hagedorn (2 kills, 1 block, 2 aces), Paisley Douglas (2 aces, 1 assist), Kiera Link (4 kills, 1 block), Morgan Burke (18 kills, 1 assist), Ivy Leuck (14 assists, 4 kills, 1 ace), Avery White (3 kills, 1 block, 1 assist).
Benet (20-1 overall, 3-0 in the East Suburban Catholic Conference): Peyton Turner (1 assist), Gabby Stasys (2 kills, 1 block), Audrey Asleson (21 assists, 2 kills, 1 block, 1 ace), Aniya Warren (1 ace, 1 assist), Ava Novak (5 kills, 2 blocks, 3 aces), Lynney Tarnow (12 kills, 2 blocks), Kirsten Krammer (5 kills, 1 block, 1 ace), Gabija Staniskis 3 kills, 3 blocks).  
Skutt Catholic coach Renee Saunders: “It was fun. We came out great in the first set. We made too many errors in the second set and then we put ourselves in a huge hole in the third. We’re still young. We still have some growing pains to work our way through. Once we figure that out, we’ll be all right. That’s (Benet) a great team. I told the kids there’s a reason they’re 20-1. They have all the pieces they need. This was better than a practice. We needed this to see where we stood. This was a good benchmark going into tomorrow. We need to clean up a couple of things and stay committed to how we play volleyball, and we’ll see what happens.”
Benet coach Brad Baker; “I would’ve been shocked if we didn’t make a run in the first set, just like they did in the third set. In our heads, we’re thinking they’re going to make a run. What do we have to do to manage that? That team’s not rolling over. They’ve won seven (Nebraska state championships) in a row. They have been in big matches. Their coach has been in big matches. That is why you schedule matches like this. You know teams like that are not rolling over. They’re going to give you a fight. They’re going to be competitive. Obviously, it’s more fun to win. But we want an environment like this … a packed gym and good volleyball.”
Notes: Skutt Catholic has won seven consecutive Class B (second largest division in Nebraska) championships and is seeded fourth at this weekend’s Asics Challenge at Mother McAuley.
The Skyhawks‘ 6-0 outside hitter Morgan Burke is committed to Michigan as a setter.

Bloomington Central Catholic def. Prairie Central 25-18, 30-28
Prairie Central (10-13 overall, 0-4 in the Illini Prairie Conference): Kerigan Fehr (9 kills, 12 service points, 5 aces), Gracie Edelman (10 assists), Gyllian Davies (1 block, 10 digs), Sawyer Ashman (1 block).
Prairie Central coach Kirsten Smith: “We needed some time to warm up, but our second set we came out hard to win and we were able to go back and forth against Bloomington Central Catholic. It was a very exciting second set.“

Bolingbrook def. Lincoln-Way Central 25-17, 25-15
Lincoln-Way Central (15-5 overall, 2-3 in the Southwest Suburban Conference): Riley Watt (4 kills), Alyssa Teske (3 kills, 2 assists), Lauryn Toth (7 digs).
Bolingbrook (21-3 overall, 5-0 in the Southwest Suburban Conference): Madison Shroba (10 kills, 3 aces), Chinnenye Ifeajekwu (7 kills), Sarah Harvey (14 assists, 2 aces, 2 blocks).

Carterville def. DuQuoin 25-21, 25-21
Carterville (16-4 overall, 4-1 in the Southern Illinois River-to-River Conference).

Coal City def. Wilmington 21-25, 27-25, 25-16
Coal City (18-7 overall, 8-1 in the Illinois Central Eight Conference): Addyson Waliczek (23 assists, 13 digs, 3 aces, 3 kills), Kayla Henline (18 assists, 2 digs, 1 kill), Kenzi Henline (10 kills, 1 block), Bella Veraveic (9 kills, 3 digs), Emma Rodriguez (8 kills, 4 digs), Gwen Wharrie (8 kills, 1 dig), Jadyn Shaw (14 digs), Aubrey Mellen (11 digs), Addison Gagliardo (6 digs, 1 ace).

Durand def. Pearl City 25-21, 25-19
Durand (16-7-1 overall, 5-2 in the Northwest Upstate Illini Conference): Rhiannon Robertson (12 kills, 9 digs), Erica Nyen (7 kills), Rachel Nevdal (14 digs), Carrigan Derus (13 digs), Kalli Kaskovich (12 assists). 
Durand coach Molly Kelsey: “We did a good job mixing up our offense tonight. One thing we need to make sure we continue doing is keeping our game at a high level and not dropping to our opponent’s mistakes. Erica Nyen did a great job tonight listening to the coaches and her teammates to hit the open holes.”

Freeburg def. Roxana 25-11, 25-14

Fremd def. Schaumburg 23-25, 25-23, 26-24
Fremd (13-7 overall, 4-2 in the Mid-Suburban West): Megan Spiekermann (6 kills, 3 digs), Ellie Braun (8 kills, 2 aces, 3 digs), Hallie Neill (23 assists, 1 ace, 1 block), Ashley Brim (9 digs), Sasha Sallade (1 block), Kate Pfister (2 blocks), Olivia Alexander (2 blocks), Charmee Suraparaju (1 ace).

Galena def. Stockton 25-11, 25-7
Stockton (11-8-2 overall, 5-2 in the Northwest Upstate Illini Conference West): Madie Mammoser (4 kills, 2 digs), Whittney Sullivan (11 digs), Emily Broshous (1 kill, 4 digs), Olivia Keeffer (2 kills), Dylann Broshous (2 kills), Lauren Kehl (7 assists, 4 digs).

Geneseo def. (Rock Island) Alleman 25-9, 25-14
Geneseo (12-9 overall, 6-3 in the Western Big Six Conference): Annie Wirth (5 kills, 1 block), Lizzie Rapps (3 kills, 1 block), Kylie Maertens (2 aces), Delainey VanRycke (1 ace), Addison Smith (1 ace, 7 digs), Jillian Beneke (1 ace, 1 block), Alysia Perez (10 assists), Delainey VanRycke (10 digs).
(Rock Island) Alleman (4-12 overall, 1-8 in the Western Big Six): Ashley Wood (2 kills, 1 block, 1 dig), Emilye Polich (1 block), Megan Hulke (1 block, 7 assists, 1 dig), Audrey Erickson (2 kills, 1 dig), Brooke Vaughn-Frutiger (1 ace, 1 dig), Clair Hulke (3 kills, 1 assist, 4 digs), Rhyca Fullerlove (1 kill), Genesis Reyes (5 digs), Iris Reynolds (2 blocks, 1 dig), Miracle Martensen (1 dig), Tyla Thomas (1 dig).

Harvest Christian Academy def. Schaumburg Christian School 25-15, 25-17
Harvest Christian Academy (9-4 overall, 5-0 in the Northeastern Conference): Alyssa Burke (4 kills), Ella Schoenberg (3 kills), Taylor Martin (8 digs).

Homewood-Flossmoor def. Andrew 25-27, 29-27, 29-27
Homewood-Flossmoor (11-10 overall, 2-3 in the Southwest Suburban Conference): Chidera Ozoh (12 kills, 9 blocks), LaDonna Trantham (12 kills, 11 digs), Sam Gorton (16 digs), Emma Dieringer 29 assists).

Huntley def. Prairie Ridge 25-15, 25-8
Prairie Ridge (9-10 overall, 7-5 in the Fox Valley Conference): Grace Jansen (2 aces, 5 assists), Maya Breseman (5 digs), Mackenzie Schmidt (3 kills).
Huntley (13-0 overall, 12-0 in the Fox Valley Conference): Maggie Duyos (14 assists, 4 digs, 9 aces), Ally Panzloff (5 kills), Georgia Watson (6 kills), Avary Deblieck (3 blocks), Emily Willis (3 blocks), Mari Rodriguez (8 digs).

Illini West def. South Fulton 25-4, 25-8.
Illini West (13-5 overall, 4-1 in the West Central Conference): Josie Bryan (11 kills, 10 assists, 4 digs, 8 service points, 3 aces), Reagan Reed (9 kills, 10 assists, 4 digs, 6 service points, 1 ace), Madalyn Boyer (3 kills, 13 service points, 14 aces), AJ Cook (2 digs).
Next up: Illini West will compete in the Rushville tournament beginning at 8:00 a.m. Saturday vs. Brown County. 

Illinois Lutheran def. Donovan 24-26, 25-22, 25-20 
Illinois Lutheran (6-18 overall, 3-5 in the River Valley Conference): Zoe Biesterfeld (10 kills, 7 digs), Kate Latzke (13 kills, 2 digs, 1 block), Kailey Van Es (1 ace, 2 kills, 19 assists, 2 digs), Anna Oestmann (2 aces, 5 kills, 5 digs), Grace Atherton (3 kills, 2 digs), Emma Nagle (2 aces, 9 assists, 1 kill, 1 block), Ryleigh Peters (2 aces, 7 digs). 

Joliet West def. Minooka 25-16, 14-25, 25-13
Joliet West (14-6 overall, 4-1 in the Southwest Prairie Conference): Ava Grevengoed (7 kills, 6 digs, 1 ace), Gabby Piazza (6 kills, 2 aces), Grace Morrow (6 kills), Olivia Baxter (9 digs, 1 ace), Taylor Brenczewski (12 assists, 6 digs, 2 aces), Ashlyn Noon (10 assists, 3 digs).
Minooka (5-8 overall, 3-2 in the Southwest Prairie Conference): Lily King (8 kills, 11 assists, 6 digs), Kara Schaack (5 kills, 6 blocks).

Lake Forest def. St. Viator 18-25, 25-23, 25-20
St. Viator (9-5 overall, 0-3 in the East Suburban Catholic Conference): Ella Trieloff (8 kills, 2 aces, 2 digs, 3 blocks), Mary Grace Lynch (20 assists, 2 aces, 5 digs), Reanne Valera (2 aces, 13 digs), Marcelina Gorny (11 kills, 3 blocks), Louisa Battin (7 kills, 2 aces, 12 assists, 5 digs), Andrea Rivera (1 kill, 1 block), Sydney Mittel (1 kill, 2 blocks, 2 digs), Erin Lynch (4 kills, 3 blocks, 1 dig), Leah Klostermann (2 digs), Sydney Ludwick (1 dig).

Lemont def. Eisenhower 25-10, 25-8
Lemont (18-7 overall, 9-0 in the South Suburban Conference): Grace Ulatowski (7 kills), Kiera O’Donnell (6 kills, 4 blocks), Lauren Meyer (10 assists).

Lena-Winslow def. Pecatonica 25-23, 25-14
Lena-Winslow (13-6 overall, 4-3 in the Northwest Upstate Illini Conference): Kaidence Lynch (8 kills, 1 ace, 8 digs), Molly Amendt (13 kills, 1 block, 3 digs), Rachel Setterstrom (2 kills, 1 aces, 13 digs), Grace Groezinger (4 kills, 3 aces, 6 digs), Alyssa Daughenbaugh (16 assists), Isabelle Paulsen (11 assists).

Lichtfield def. Vandalia 25-15, 25-20
Vandalia (13-11-1 overall, 1-3 in the South Central Conference): Kaylee Rosenkoetter (9 digs), Morgan Dagen (2 kills, 8 digs), Bella Austin (2 aces, 5 kills, 2 blocks, 11 digs), Gracie Craig (1 dig), Lauren Kaiser (6 digs), Livi Wehrle (1 dig), Delaney Kopp (3 kills), Ellika Whiteman (1 ace, 5 assists, 4 digs), Emma Wodtka (1 ace, 4 assists, 9 digs).

Lincoln-Way East def. Bradley-Bourbonnais 25-19, 32-30
Lincoln-Way East (18-3 overall, 5-0 in the Southwest Suburban Conference): Jada James (14 kills), Maggie Simon (15 assists), Lexi Byas (14 digs). 

Lockport def. Stagg 25-16, 23-25, 25-6
Lockport (18-4 overall, 5-0 in the Southwest Suburban Conference): Aleksa Simkus (12 kills, 1 block), Grace Juergens (10 kills, 10 digs), Lainey Green (21 assists, 8 aces).

Marian Central Catholic def. Wheaton Academy 25-22, 25-12
Marian Central Catholic (10-10-4 overall): Alex Rewiako (16 assists, 1 ace, 2 digs), Delaney Rogge (3 kills, 1 block, 2 digs), Danielle Lipnisky (5 kills), Ella Conlon (8 kills).

Massac County def. Murphysboro 23-25, 25-18, 25-20
Massac County (20-5 overall, 7-0 in the Southern Illinois River-to-River Conference): Monique Hart (8 kills, 2 blocks), Sophie Bormann (10 kills, 18 digs), Abigail Martin (21 assists, 4 digs), Libby Conkle (20 digs), Adalyn Gower (11 kills, 18 digs, 2 aces), Hannah Edwards (13 assists, 6 digs), Laken Vickers (7 kills, 4 blocks). 
Murphysboro (16-8-1 overall, 4-2 in the Southern Illinois River-to-River Conference).
Next up: Massac County travels to Graves County, Kentucky, on Monday, October 3.

McHenry def. Jacobs 25-19, 15-25, 25-22
Jacobs (8-9 overall, 6-6 in the Fox Valley Conference): Teagan Van Stone (7 kills, 3 blocks), Isabella Spychala (4 kills, 2 digs), Yvonne Iskrev (1 kill, 3 blocks, 1 dig), Sara Wasner (3 kills, 1 block), Ali Pierre (5 kills), Bella Van de Burgt (5 kills, 3 digs, 1 ace), Aurora Rodella (15 assists, 1 ace, 8 digs), Abby Deacon (7 assists, 2 kills, 4 digs), Gracie Breeze (8 digs, 1 ace), Kate Wilson (8 digs, 3 assists).

Metamora def. Washington 25-23, 25-10
Metamora (17-2 overall, 7-0 in the Mid-Illini Conference): Esma Frieden (5 kills, 3 aces), Victoria Hall (16 assists), Sophie Fletcher (2 blocks), Maddie Mooney (9 digs, 3 aces), Ella Stivers (9 digs).
Washington (13-9 overall, 3-5 in the Mid-Illini Conference): Grace Scrivner (17 assists), Jori Dowling (9 kills), Teriana Jones, (5 kills), Elena Cataldoo (8 digs).

Metea Valley def. Naperville North 25-14, 23-25, 25-23 
Naperville North (16-3 overall, 3-1 in the DuPage Valley Conference): Paige Lauterwasser (18 kills, 2 aces, 10 digs), Bella Fleurima (6 kills, 2 digs), Leah Norris (5 kills, 12 assists, 5 digs), Liz Rossi (5 kills, 5 digs, 1 block), Maddie Saad (11 digs), Sydney Kushner (13 digs), Natalie Corcoran (22 assists, 8 digs).
Metea Valley (18-5 overall, 3-1 in the DuPage Valley Conference): Addison Torain (16 kills, 5 aces, 13 digs), Anna Murphy (2 kills, 2 blocks), Ashley Ward (20 assists, 4 digs), Brenda Reynaga (2 assists, 14 digs), Camille Morrison (14 kills, 1 ace, 6 digs), Kelly McGrath (18 assists, 7 digs), Lizzie O’Leary (3 digs), Maddie Hopkins (4 kills, 1 block), Olivia Stewart (4 kills), Zoe Jannisch (4 kills, 1 dig).

Neuqua Valley def. Waubonsie Valley 25-12, 25-16
Waubonsie Valley (6-14 overall, 1-3 in the DuPage Valley Conference).

Newark def. Rosary 21-25, 27-25, 25-21
Newark (19-4 overall, 7-1 in the Little Ten Conference): Lauren Ulrich (8 kills, 13 assists, 13 digs, 3 aces), Kiara Wesseh (10 kills, 25 digs), Dani Peshia (12 assists, 14 digs), Taylor Kruser (15 digs), Aubrey Benesh (11 digs). 
Newark coach PJ McKinney: “A lot of great defense by both teams.”
Next up: Newark will compete in the Little 10 Conference tournament next week at LaMoille.  


Newman Central Catholic def. Bureau Valley 25-23, 25-18
Newman Central Catholic (15-2 overall, 9-0 in the Three Rivers Conference East): Jess Johns (9 kills, 13 digs), Kennedy Rowzee (5 kills, 2 digs, 2 blocks), Katie Grennan (3 kills, 3 aces, 4 digs, 13 assists), Molly Olson ( 2 kills, 1 ace, 4 digs, 3 assists), Addison Foster (1 ace, 9 digs, 1 assist), Sam Ackman (5 digs), Sophia Ely (2 kills, 1 ace, 1 block).
Bureau Valley (8-13 overall, 4-3 in the Three Rivers Conference): Kate Salisbury (2 kills, 7 assists, 2 digs), Keely Lawson (4 kills, 3 digs, 2 blocks, 1 service point), Ella Thacker (2 kills, 2 digs, 1 block, 1 service point), Emma Stabler (2 kills, 2 digs, 1 block, 10 service points, 2 aces), Kate Stoller (1 dig, 1 service point), Callie Michlig (1 dig), Addie Wessel (1 dig), Annabelle Myong (3 kills, 4 service points, 1 ace).

Newton def. Robinson 25-19, 15-25, 25-16

Notre Dame Academy (Louisville, Kentucky) def. Marist 25-16, 21-25, 25-23
Marist (15-5 overall, 4-0 in the East Suburban Catholic Conference).

Oak Lawn def. Hillcrest 25-5, 25-10
Oak Lawn (11-11 overall, 4-5 in the South Suburban Conference): Kaitlyn Berkery (8 kills, .800 hitting percentage, 7 aces), Maeve Hassett (18 assists, 3 aces), Amina Maali (5 kills, 4 aces), Cayla Neville (4 kills), Isabella Seremet (3 kills), Jayden Molina (4 aces).

Pleasant Plains def. Petersburg PORTA 25-21, 25-13
Petersburg PORTA: Abby Bell (4 kills, 4 digs), Karlie Hioke (4 kills), Cassie Cox (4 blocks), Alaina Marr (12 assists), Jayce Privia (4 digs, 1 ace).  
Pleasant Plains (17-2 overall, 4-1 in the Sangamo Conference): Lauren Buxton (9 kills, 2 blocks), Sydney McAfee (7 kills, 3 digs), Peyton Bergschneider (13 kills, 1 block), Jaycee Smith (13 assists, 1 ace), Zoey Hiltabrand (2 aces), Claire Long (13 assists), Paige Weatherford (5 digs, 1 ace), Tessa Guccione (5 digs), Adi Frase (3 digs), Jessica Gibson (1 ace).  

Pontiac def. Monticello 25-21, 13-25, 25-20
Pontiac (6-13 overall, 1-3 in the Illini Prairie Conference): Alix Robinson (7 kills, 1 assist, 3 digs), Aubrey Shepard (1 ace, 9 digs), Bailey Masching (10 kills, 1 assist, 14 digs, 1 block), Cadence Helms (10 kills, 1 dig, 1 block), Jayannah Einhaus (2 digs), Keara Smith (3 kills, 1 ace, 28 assists, 15 digs), Makayla Metz (1 kill, 1 assist, 4 digs), Paige Collins (1 kill, 1 assist, 16 digs), Sydney Gragert (9 digs), Tessa Poplett (4 kills, 2 digs).

Princeton def. Hall 25-22, 25-21
Princeton (7-10 overall, 6-2 in the Three Rivers Conference): Miyah Fox (11 digs, 13 service points), Natasha Faber-Fox (1 assist), Lily Keutzer (5 kills, 3 digs, 1 ace, 4 service points), Caitlin Meyer (22 assists, 9 digs, 2 service points), Olivia Gartin (12 kills, 11 digs), Chrissy Sierins (1 kill, 1 block, 1 dig), Kelsea Klingenberg (5 digs, 2 aces, 6 service points), Isa Ibarra (1 kill, 6 digs, 2 aces, 10 service points), Morgan Richards (4 kills, 2 blocks), Morgan Foes (2 kills, 1 block), Mia Buccini (1 assist, 2 digs, 5 service points).

Quincy Notre Dame def. Barry Western 25-19, 25-4 
Quincy Notre Dame (24-2 overall, 9-0 in the West Central Conference): Annie Eaton (27 assists), Abbey Schreacke (13 kills).

River Ridge def. Scales Mound 25-19, 26-24
Scales Mound (5-10 overall, 2-5 in the Northwest Upstate Illini Conference): Anniston Werner (4 kills), Emily Wiederholt (3 kills, 4 blocks), Amanda Withington (7 assists), Brooklynn McCartney (5 digs).

Riverton def. New Berlin 27-25, 25-18
New Berlin (5-10 overall, 1-1 in the Sangamo Conference): Marissa Heironymus (6 kills), Janie Burns (3 kills, 3 digs), Dakota Knox (8 digs), Kaylee Cowhick (8 assists, 8 digs), Alexa Stack (1 ace).    
Riverton (6-15 overall, 2-3 in the Sangamo Conference): Adi White (11 kills, 10 digs, 1 ace), Sydney Rutter (6 kills), Paisley Jeffers (5 kills, 2 blocks), Reagan Campbell (2 blocks), Kaitlyn Truesdale (10 digs, 1 ace), Genevieve Anning (23 assists), Madeline Gilberson (7 digs).  

St. Edward def. Streamwood 25-14, 25-13
St. Edward (6-17 overall, 0-3 in the Metro Suburban Conference): Caitlyn Madsen (8 aces, 13/14 at the line, 2 kills, 2 blocks), Taryn Lemezis (6 digs, 7/7 at the line, 2 aces).

Sandburg def. Lincoln-Way West 25-16, 15-25, 25-12
Sandburg (13-8 overall, 4-1 in the Southwest Suburban Conference): Maddie Duckhorn (7 kills, 2 blocks), Gabby Gasior (6 kills), Keira Fitzgerald (25 assists). 
Lincoln-Way West (11-13 overall, 2-4 in the Southwest Suburban Conference): Ashley Miller (11 assists), Alexa Flores (11 assists0, Laney Tuttle (7 kills), Ashlyn Lindsay (7 kills), Elly Decker (17 digs).  

Shepard def. Thornton Fractional South 25-14, 26-24
Thornton Fractional South (6-13 overall, 1-6 in the South Suburban Conference): Nyrobi Moore (5 kills), Aniah Johnson (14 blocks). 
Shepard (9-10 overall, 6-3 in the South Suburban Conference): Megan Kempczynski (22 assists), Lexi Jensen (9 kills, 3 aces), Sophie Sheehan (6 kills).

South Newton (Indiana) def. Milford 25-19, 26-24
Milford (15-5 overall, 5-0 in the Vermilion Valley Conference):  Anna McEwen (10 kills, 10 digs), Jahni Lavicka (18 assists 11 digs), Hunter Mowrey (8 kills, 7 digs).

Tolono Unity def. Paxton-Buckley-Loda 25-23, 17-25, 25-13
Paxton-Buckley-Loda (9-7 overall, 2-3 in the Illini Prairie Conference): Bailey Bruns (9 kills, 3 blocks, 9 digs), Aubree Gooden (3 kills, 1 block, 2 aces), Aubrey Busboom (3 digs, 9 assists, 1 kill), Trixie Johnson (5 kills, 9 digs), Leah Eyre (1 block, 1 ace), Gracelyn Greenburg (2 blocks, 1 dig), Araya Stack (1 assist, 1 kill, 15 digs), Karlee Welp (8 assists, 4 digs, 1 ace), Cadence Jones (3 digs), Emily Robidoux (3 kills), Catherine Wesslund (1 assist).

Tremont def. Flanagan-Cornell 25-17, 25-19  
Flanagan-Cornell (12-14 overall, 3-5 in the Heart of Illinois Conference): Kortney Harms (8 kills, 4 assists), Grace Zimmerman (2 kills, 8 digs, 2 blocks), Raegan Montello (8 assists), Kalynne Kindermann (5 digs). 
Tremont (15-3 overall, 4-3 in the Heart of Illinois Conference): Shane Andrews (10 kills, 3 blocks, 2 aces), Lilly Klaus (19 assists), Bella Porritt (11 digs).  

Vernon Hills def. Niles North 18-25, 25-23, 26-24
Vernon Hlls (21-2 overall, 6-0 in the Central Suburban North): Morgan Hart (15/15, 7 kills), Maya Raval (19 assists, 4 digs), Elli Amjadi (14 digs, 4 assists, 1 ace), Alexa Cieslinski (9 kills, 3 aces), Peyton Self (5 kills, 7 digs, 1 ace).
Vernon Hills coach Chris Curry: “The Cougars got punched in the mouth by a tough serving Niles North squad, but showed a lot of heart, some tougher defense and small hitting to prevail.”
Note: Vernon Hills junior outside hitter Morgan Hart hit .467 with three kills in the latter stages of the match.


Wheaton Warrenvillle South def. Joliet Catholic 25-22, 28-26

Willowbrook def. Glenbard East (25-16, 25-15)
Willowbrook (18-2 overall, 3-0 in the West Suburban Gold): Calli Kenny (1 ace, 7 kills, 8 assists, 2 digs), Hannah Kenny (1 ace, 6 kills, 9 assists, 2 block, 4 digs), Anna Marinier (2 kills, 2 digs), Natalie Cipriano (4 kills, 4 digs), Grace Conley (1 ace, 2 assists, 8 digs), Elisa Chivilo (4 digs), Eliza Ramey (3 blocks), Keri Ostrowski (3 digs), Hope Reckamp (1 ace, 3 kills).

Williamsville def. Olympia 24-26, 25-20, 25-23
Williamsville (15-6 overall, 5-0 in the Sangamo Conference).

Woodstock North def. Marengo 25-20, 25-17
Woodstock North (18-1 overall, 6-1 in the Kishwaukee River Conference): Kylie Schulze (18 assists, 6 digs, 5 kills, 3 aces), Katie Wickersheim (8 kills, 4 digs, 1 ace, 1 block), Kenzie Buss (3 aces, 2 digs), Dani Hansen (8 kills, 1 dig), Devynn Schulze (4 digs, 1 ace), Lexi Hansen (4 kills, 1 dig).
Note: Woodstock North’s 18-1 marks the best start in the program’s history. Sixteen of Woodstock North’s 19 matches have been played on the road.

Yorkville def. Plainfield Central 27-25, 17-25, 26-16
Yorkville (13-10 overall, 1-4 in the Southwest Prairie Conference): Charlee Young (4 kills, 9 digs), Clare Knoll (4 kills, 11 assists, 7 digs, 5 aces), Keelyn Muell (8 kills, 7 assists, 2 digs), Marie Reichman (7 kills). 
Yorkville assistant coach Zachery Sinn:  “The Foxes played one of their most complete sets of the season to win the third set and secure the match.”
Next up: Yorkville has conference matches against West Aurora and Joliet West next week.

Tuesday, September 27 late results

Rockford Christian def. Byron 19-25, 25-19, 25-19
Rockford Christian (12-7-1 overall, 2-2 in the Big Northern Conference): Sydney Stanfield (11 kills, 2 aces, 1 assist, 11 digs), Elle Jones (8 kills, 4 blocks, 5 digs), Addie Blais (5 kills, 1 block, 2 aces, 1 assist, 6 digs), Maddie Ansbaugh (5 kills, 2 blocks, 2 aces, 2 assists, 5 digs), Julia Irvin (11 assists, 1 kill, 2 blocks).
Note: Rockford Christian registered 8 aces, 10 blocks and 44 digs in the match.
Next up: Rockford Christian hosts Winnebago at 6:30 p.m. next Tuesday and Rock Falls at 6:00 p.m. next Wednesday.

Williamsville def. Pleasant Plains 25-23, 14-25, 25-20
Williamsville (14-6 overall, 4-0 in the Sangamo Conference): Britni Walters (17 kills, 1 block, 7 digs), Brooklyn Holdener (9 kills, 2 blocks, 1 ace), Riley Holliday (22 assists, 5 digs, 3 kills, 1 ace),  Hope Keenan (9 digs, 5 assists, 2 aces), Norah Boggs (4 kills, 7 digs, 1 ace), Taylor Searcy (6 assists).
Pleasant Plains (16-2 overall, 3-1 in the Sangamo Conference): Lauren Buxton (11 kills, 5 assists, 3 blocks, 1 ace), Sydney McAfee (10 kills, 12 digs), Peyton Bergschneider (6 kills, 3 aces, 3 blocks), Sienna Hadley (6 kills, 2 blocks), Jaycee Smith (9 assists, 6 digs, 2 aces), Zoey Hiltabrand (3 kills, 2 blocks, 1 ace), Claire Long (18 assists), Paige Weatherford (8 digs, 1 ace).
Note: The loss ends Pleasant Plains’ 38-match winning streak in the Sangamo Conference dating to a 25-19, 25-21 loss to Maroa-Forsyth on October 9, 2017, and the Cardinals’ streak of 12 straight wins over Williamsville dating to September 26, 2015.

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