Tuesday, March 22 results

Neighborhood rivals Downers Grove South (far court) and Downers Grove North tangled Tuesday at South with the hosts winning, 25-20, 27-25. (Photo by Dave Ruggles)

Tuesday, March 22 results

Argo def. Eisenhower 25-17, 25-19

Belleville East def. Granite City 25-9, 25-9

Chicago Christian def. Bremen 25-14, 25-21
Chicago Christian (1-0 overall, 0-0 in the Metro Suburban Conference): Grant Veldman (4 aces, 8 kills, 1 block, 1 dig), Nolan Krygsheld (2 aces, 6 kills, 2 blocks), Jack Dryfhout (16 assists, 1 block).

Downers Grove South def. Downers Grove North 25-20, 27-25
Downers Grove North (1-1 overall, 0-0 in the West Suburban Gold): Ian Schuller (10 kills, 2 blocks, 6 digs), Copper Hansen (6 kills), Theo Pawlik (5 kills), Lincoln Geist (7 digs), Grant Henderson (20 assists).

Glenbard East def. Willowbrook 25-8, 25-12
Glenbard East (1-0 overall, 0-0 in the Upstate Eight Conference): Trevor Real (6 kills), Tyler Johnwick (4 kills, 2 blocks), Aidan Weltin (5 kills), Ryan Junior (10 digs), Connor Soto (18 assists).

Glenbard West def. St. Rita 25-17, 25-12

Glenbard West (1-0 overall, 0-0 in the West Suburban Silver): Trevor Powell (25 assists, 1 kill, 10 digs, 2 blocks), Gavin Swartz (8 kills, 3 digs, 2 blocks), Parker Moorhead (6 kills, 5 digs, 1 ace), Danny Dorsey (6 kills, 5 digs, 1 block, 2 aces), Liam O’Neil (4 kills, 2 digs, 1 block), Sam Alles (9 digs), Kenny Gibson (8 digs, 1 ace), Dean Carroll (1 dig).
St. Rita (0-1 overall, 0-0 in the Chicago Catholic League): Jimmy Sanders (13 digs), Mark Erdmann (3 kills, 2 blocks), Danny Chambers (14 assists, 2 blocks). 

Grant def. Huntley 25-10, 25-22


Grayslake Central def. Lake Zurich 30-28, 22-25, 25-23
Lake Zurich (0-1 overall, 0-0 in the North Suburban Conference): Ethan Blakeslee (1 kill), Josh Diblik (2 aces, 5 kills, 1 block, 3 digs), Luke Taurus (1 kill, 1 block), Anthony Kim (2 aces, 3 assists, 7 digs), Ethan Shon (1 kill), Ethan Pratt (2 aces, 12 kills, 3 digs), Michael Bala (1 kill, 1 block), Miko Malawko (1 ace, 1 block,  20 assists), Quinn Diblik (2 digs), Matt Conway (4 aces, 2 kills).

Joliet West def. Lemont 25-13, 25-21

Lincoln-Way East def. Minooka 25-6, 25-16
Lincoln-Way East (1-0 overall, 0-0 in the Southwest Suburban Conference): Jared Byas (9 kills), Tyler Walenga (7 kills), Brenden Reutter (12 assists), Jeremiah Murray (12  assists).

Metea Valley def. Joliet Catholic 25-22, 20-25, 25-22

Montini def. Timothy Christian 25-16, 25-10
Montini (2-0 overall, 0-0 in the Chicago Catholic League): Andrew Briones (6 aces, 8 assists), Joe Calabrese (3 kills), Cillian O’Flaherty (3 kills, 2 aces, 2 blocks), Miguel Jaojoco (3 aces, 2 kills).
Montini coach Brian Opoka: “We played a much cleaner game tonight and it showed. (Setter) Andrew Briones set the tone all night putting all our hitters in a great spot to score. I am very excited about how this team is coming together.”

Rockford Guilford def. Machesney Park Harlem 25-16, 20-25, 25-23
Rockford Guilford (1-0 overall, 1-0 in the NIC-10 Conference).

Stagg def. Oak Lawn 25-21, 21-25, 25-17
Oak Lawn (0-1 overall, 0-0 in the South Suburban Conference): Ehaab Samra (12 kills, 10 digs, 2 aces), Caden Figus (20 assists).

Vernon Hills def. Lakes 25-21, 28-26
Vernon Hills (1-0 overall, 0-0 in the Central Suburban League North): Erik Giezycki (9 kills, 9 assists, 3 digs), David Rzepa (3 blocks, 2 kills), Tommy Winegardner (4 kills, 1 block), Nick Crisanti (13 assists, 1 ace, 1 dig), Evan Hessel (11 digs, 1 assist), Noah Ellis (3 kills, 1 block).
Vernon Hills coach Chris Curry: “You want to talk about first game jitters? Wow. It’s like we were having a contest with each other to see who could serve worse. So, despite all the misses, it was good to see how everyone performed when it counted. We got 12 different guys on the court, a lot of different combinations, and we got to see how it looked. It looked … like we need practice tomorrow.”

Von Steuben def. Payton 25-21, 25-17


Late Monday, March 21 result

Oak Park-River Forest def. Morton 25-21, 25-14
Oak Park-River Forest (1-0 overall, 0-0 in the West Suburban Conference Silver): Danny Scholvin (7 kills, 3 aces, 2 digs), Peter Zurawski (4 kills, 1 ace, 1 block, 17 assists), AJ Robateau (5 kills, 5 blocks).

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