Wednesday, September 8 results

Lake Forest finished second at last weekend’s Jacobs invitational, losing in three sets to unbeaten Belvidere North in the championship match.

Wednesday, September 8 results

Barrington def. Wheeling 25-12, 25-11
Barrington (6-1 overall, 0-0 in the Mid-Suburban West): Amanda Cleary (4 digs, 1 service point), Jessica Horwath (8 kills, 3 digs), Gwen Adler (5 assists, 2 digs), Campbell Paris (8 kills), Jenna Meitzler (3 kills, 2 blocks, 10 assists, 2 digs, 2 aces), Colette Garrels (2 digs), Sarah Jensen (6 service points, 1 ace, 3 digs), Megan Bergquist (3 assists, 1 kill), Bre Dunn (1 kill, 1 block), Sydney Louis (3 blocks), Molly Kozak (4 aces, 16 service points, 2 digs), Berkeley Ploder (1 block, 2 kills).

Benet def. St Charles East 25-15, 25-23
Benet (8-1 overall, 1-0 in the East Suburban Catholic Conference): Sam Buckley (44 assists, 1 block), Ava Novak (6 kills, 1 dig), Caroline Carens (4 kills, 1 dig), Caelin Abramic (9 kills, 8 digs, 1 block), Annie Eschenbach (4 blocks), Rese Bastuga (4 digs), Aniya Warren (13 digs), Audrey Aselson (5 kills, 1 dig), Christine Pullen (1 assist, 3 digs), Peyton Turner (1 assist, 1 dig).

Bolingbrook def. Oswego East 22-25, 26-24, 27-25
Bolingbrook (6-4 overall): Cydney Anderson (14 kills, 3 aces, 2 blocks), Ava McFadyen (9 kills), Olivia Vaughn (14 assists, 9 digs), Sarah Harvey (9 assists, 8 digs), Sophia Barrera (2 blocks).

Brown County def. West Central 25-11, 25-9
Brown County (9-1 overall): Katey Flynn (6 digs, 6 kills, 2 blocks), Klare Flynn (3 kills, 4 blocks, 4 digs), Gabby McGath (12 assists, 3 digs, 1 ace), Gracie Hedden (2 kills), Ashlee Markert (2 kills), Cortni Law (3 aces).
Notes: Gabby McGath recorded her 1,000th career assist early in Game 1, the first Brown County volleyball player to ever reach that milestone. Kaci McKeon was also recognized at the start of Game 1 for reaching 1,000 career digs over the weekend at the Southeastern Tournament, also the first in Brown County volleyball program history. The Hornets will take the rest of the week to prepare for Pittsfield and Quincy Notre Dame next week. 

Bureau Valley def. Kewanee 25-19, 26-24
Kewanee: Emily Eggimann (12 service points, 4 aces, 24 assists), Kendal Bennison (12 assists), Rachel Brown (5 kills).

Chicago Christian def. Evergreen Park 25-14, 25-10
Chicago Christian (13-2 overall, 1-0 in the Metro Suburban Conference): Logan Grevengoed (9 kills, 5 blocks, 2 aces), Delanie Grevengoed (9 kills).

Coal City def. Manteno 17-25, 25-14, 25-15
Coal City (7-7 overall, 2-1 in the Illinois Central Eight Conference): Addyson Waliczek (18 assists, 4 kills, 1 block, 8 digs), Macaya Garner (8 assists, 2 kills, 4 digs), Mia Rodriguez (13 kills, 1 ace, 7 digs), Gwen Wharrie (5 kills, 1 block, 3 digs), Courtney Meyer (3 kills, 2 digs), Grace Norris (14 digs, 1 ace), Addison Gagliardo (10 digs, 2 kills), Maci Baldauf (9 digs).

De La Salle def. Payton, 25-13, 25-18
De La Salle (7-2 overall, 0-0 in the Girls Catholic Athletic Conference Red): Zoe Watts (7 kills, .583 hitting percentage, 1 block), Skylar Trice (3 kills, 3 blocks), Cada Stegmiller (3 aces).  

Durand def. Winnebago 12-25, 25-20, 25-21
Durand (7-2 overall, 1-0 in the Northwest Upstate Illini Conference): Elaina Nyen (20 assists, 10 digs), Lexie Montalvan (7 kills), Rhiannon Robertson (8 kills), Allie Hughes (7 kills), Jenna Damon (18 digs), Rachel Nevdal (11 digs), Julia Evenson (5 digs).
Durand coach Molly Kelsey: “Tonight we started out a bit frazzled, but we were able to come back strong. During the second and third sets our defense was on fire, digging up every hard hit or short tip. Defense was communicating well with our hitters and telling them their open shots. Everyone had a hand in this win tonight. I was proud to see the girls bounce back.”

Galva def. Quad Cities Christian 25-23, 22-25, 25-22
Galva (3-5 overall, 0-1 in the Lincoln Trail Conference): Sarah Kaiser (9 service points, 2 aces), Kendall Rogers (6 kills, 2 aces), Ava Strom (5 blocks), Kali Yelm (10 digs).

Homewood-Flossmoor def. Oak Forest 25-9, 25-27, 25-10
Homewood Flossmoor (4-3 overall): Chidera Ozoh (10 kills, 5 blocks), Emma Dierenger (27 assists, 6 digs), Bianca Anderson (4 kills, 2 blocks).

Illini West def. Western 25-18, 25-18
Illini West (8-6 overall): Josie Bryan (11 kills, 8 service points, 3 aces), Ava Bliss (7 kills), Rylee Reed (4 kills), Hallie Ray (4 kills, 4 service points, 1 ace), Caydee Kirkham (23 assists, 7 digs), Marie DeSotel (7 digs), Sarah Stinemates (7 digs).
Note: Illini West travels to Havana Thursday at 7:00 p.m.

Lakes Community def. Vernon Hills 25-23, 25-22
Lakes Community (6-5 overall): Julia Tebben (6 kills, 10 digs, 1 ace), Maegan Brylski (6 assists, 8 digs, 3 aces), Katie Mercure (8 assists, 1 ace).
Vernon Hills (4-9 overall).
Vernon Hills coach Chris Curry: ”We’ve lost five straight, and in every match we were within 2-3 points of every set or went three sets. We’re so close … we just lack the finishing touch at this point. These close matches will pay off for us later, even if they’re a little frustrating right now.”

Libertyville def. Lake Zurich 25-16, 25-20
Libertyville (3-7 overall, 1-0 in the North Suburban Conference): Hannah Fleming (7 kills), Keira Kasten (7 kills), Grace Comilla (14 digs), Macy Schaffnit (6 digs, 3 aces), Jaimie Marquardt (10 assists, 4 digs, 2 kills), Grace Bonjour (9 assists).

Lockport def. Romeoville 25-17, 19-25, 25-19
Lockport (5-3 overall): Grace Juergens (9 kills), Ava Theoharis (15 digs), Lainey Green (15 assists), Cameryn DeBlecourt (5 aces), Anna McGraw (3 blocks).

Metea Valley def. Hinsdale South 25-13, 25-14
Metea Valley (12-1 overall, 0-0 in the DuPage Valley Conference): Annabelle Troy (1 ace, 9 kills), Emma Bludgen (1 ace, 7 assists), Jada Wlodarczyk (4 kills, 1 block), Kira Hutson (7 kills, 1 block, 5 digs), Morgan Rank (4 aces, 4 assists, 7 digs), Regan Holmer (10 assists, 4 digs).

Mundelein def. Waukegan 25-21, 25-15
Mundelein (2-8 overall, 1-0 in the North Suburban Conference): Isabella Feijoo (1 ace, 9 digs, 1 assist), Sydney Cox (7 digs), Micah Holly (1 kill, 1 dig), Skyler Brown (4 aces, 2 digs, 4 assists), Olivia Benjamin (2 kills, 3 digs), Margaret O’Brien (5 kills, 10 digs), Emma Richard (3 kills, 1 block), Josilyn Wadas (2 kills, 1 block, 5 aces, 2 digs), Ciara West (1 kill, 1 block), Bridget Ouimet (1 ace, 11 digs, 8 assists).

Newman Central Catholic def. Oregon 25-19, 25-21
Newman Central Catholic (10-2 overall, 2-0 in the Three Rivers Conference East): Jessalin Johns (1 ace, 10 kills, 2 blocks, 1 assist, 3 digs), Ally Clevenger (8 kills, 2 blocks, 9 digs), Kennedy Rowzee (3 kills, 2 blocks, 1 assist, 3 digs), Shae McNeill (1 ace, 1 kill, 12 assists, 8 digs), Katie Grennan (2 aces, 1 kill, 7 assists, 6 digs), Paige Grennan (2 aces, 2 assists, 8 digs).

Niles West def. Niles North 25-23, 25-22
Niles North (5-4 overall, 0-0 in the Central Suburban North): Emily Hall (4 aces), Jojo Vukic (23 assists), Maddie Goldstein (2 kills, 2 blocks), Jena Vukic (5 kills, 1 block), Talia Johnson (5 kills), Cari Giwa-Finley (10 kills).
Niles West (9-2 overall, 0-0 in the Central Suburban South): Victoria Kutkovska (3 assists), Gianna Pihar (2 kills, 2 blocks, 15 digs), Kirsten Nicolas (2 aces, 10 digs), Ashley Klucznyk (3 assists), Jessica Palmer (11 assists, 1 block), Kristina Manojlovic (8 kills), Mia Cejovic (5 kills, 2 blocks), Amina Dersivic (2 blocks), Elysa Stavropoulos (22 digs, 1 assist), Sarah Besoaga (4 kills, 2 blocks, 1 ace).  

Quincy Notre Dame def. Rushville-Industry 25-15, 25-12
Quincy Notre Dame: Abbey Schreacke (7 kills, 6 aces), Emma Hoing (7 kills), Annie Eaton (14 assists, 3 aces).

ROWVA/Williamsfield def. Illini Bluffs 25-20, 25-19
ROWVA/Williamsfield (6-2 overall, 5-1 in the Inter County Athletic Conference): Liv Farquer (7 kills, 14 digs), Natalie Gonzalez (14 assists), Kat Hunt (5 blocks), Molly Warner (12 service points).
ROWVA/Williamsfield assistant Jaime Trotter: “This is incredible considering we still haven’t completely jelled yet this season. Once we catch fire, look out. Coach (Lori) Secrist is still searching for a consistent starting lineup. In the eight games we have played, we have had a different lineup each time. These girls are coming out ready to play each night, it doesn’t matter the lineup. All of them are ready to contribute.”

Shepard def. Stagg 25-14, 25-18
Shepard (6-4 overall, 3-0 in the South Suburban Conference): Leah Rizzo (7 kills, 10 assists, 3 aces), Kaila Butvilas (6 kills, 10 assists), Kamile Plavinskas (6 kills), Sofia Cerullo (9 digs, 1 kill), Lexi Jensen (2 kills).

Stevenson def. Lake Forest 25-16, 25-13
Stevenson (8-6 overall, 1-0  in the North Suburban Conference): Amanda Holsen (15 kills, 1 ace, 8 digs), Faith Cozzi (3 kills), Michelle Gonchar (2 kills, 3 aces, 2 blocks), Mia Jegers (2 aces, 4 digs), Abby Minin (13 assists, 3 aces), Lilli Wangard (6 assists, 2 aces), Ania Waszynska (2 kills, 2 blocks), Allison Katnibikov (2 kills, 1 block), Bayarmaa Bat-erdene (1 ace, 5 digs).
Stevenson coach Tim Crow: “Great match again for us. Played pretty clean most of the night.”
Note: Stevenson plays Carmel on Thursday and at the Niles West tournament on Friday and Saturday.


Stillman Valley def. Polo 25-12, 29-27
Polo: Nicole Boelens (11 kills, 2 aces, 1 block, 17 digs), Bekah Zeigler (5 kills, 9 digs), Natalie Nelson (4 kills, 2 blocks, 6 digs, 8 assists), Kadence Shaffer (1 block, 9 digs, 9 assists),  Emileigh Williams (2 kills), Jasmyn Ludewig (2 blocks, 5 digs). 

West Chicago def. West Aurora 25-13, 25-16
West Chicago (8-2 overall, 2-0 in the Upstate Eight Conference): Trinity Nelson (20 assists, 3 aces, 4 digs), Brianna Gromos (5 kills, 2 blocks, 6 digs, 1 ace), Brianna Pechman (5 kills, 2 blocks), Marie Lowell (7 digs, 4 aces), Lyniah Lee (5 kills, 4 blocks), Ava Lowell (4 kills, 4 digs).

Wheaton Warrenville South def. Naperville North 26-28, 25-13, 25-21
Naperville North (4-2 overall): Paige Lauterwasser (23 kills, 11 digs, 2 aces), Liz Rossi (7 kills), Ashley Kushner (4 kills, 16 digs), Sydney Kushner (19 digs), Natalie Corcoran (29 assists, 17 digs).

Woodstock North def. Harvard 25-7, 25-14
Woodstock North: Faith Eddy (6 kills), Kylie Schulze (12 assists, 2 kills, 2 aces, 2 digs), Katie Wickersheim (4 aces, 3 assists), Alyssa Wickersheim (4 aces, 4 digs, 2 kills), Avery Crabill (4 kills, 2 aces), Stephanie Accardo (3 aces).
Notes: Woodstock North extended its conference winning streak to 15 straight matches (going back to the 2019 season). The Thunder return to action Saturday at Lakes in the Antioch Invitational.

Late Tuesday, September 7 results

Andrew def. Oak Lawn 25-10, 25-14
Andrew: Katie DeHaan (22 assists, 5 digs), Julita Latka (9 kills, 10 digs), Brooke Haggerty (15 digs, 3 aces).

Benet Academy def. Nazareth 25-15, 14-25, 25-16
Nazareth Academy: Katie Hurta  (11 kills, 10 assists, 12 digs), Gillian Grimes (14 digs, 3 aces), Kitty Sandt  (7 kills, 11 assists).
Nazareth coach Melissa Masterson: “Great three-set match played last night by both teams. Unfortunately, Katie Hurta left the first set with a sprained ankle but fought through it to be on the court for the last two sets. But will be out for a while.” 

(Broadlands) Heritage def. Bismarck-Henning Rossville-Alvin 25-10, 25-20
(Broadlands) Heritage (5-5-1 overall): Bri Struck (12 kills), Torie Rothermel (4 blocks, 3 aces).

Georgetown-Ridge Farm def. Paris 22-25, 25-17, 25-18
Paris (1-3 overall, 0-0 in the Little Illini Conference): Kendra Young (6 kills, 2 blocks), Emily Wells (2 kills, 10 assists), Jaiden McClaskey (4 kills, 3 digs), Sophie Givan (4 kills, 2 digs). 
Paris coach Christy Pinkston: “Individually, the girls are getting better. As a team, we have plenty to work on, but the girls are getting better with each match.” 

Lake Forest def. Grayslake North 25-23, 25-17
Lake Forest (7-5 overall).

Monmouth-Roseville def. Erie-Prophetstown 25-14, 25-23
Monmouth-Roseville (8-1 overall, 2-0 in the Three Rivers Conference): Carmyn Huston (19 assists, 16 service points, 1 ace), Elise Blaesing (9 service points, 1 ace), Mattie Gillen (5 kills, 1 ace, 15 digs), Brooke Kane (11 kills).
Monmouth-Roseville coach Laura Swiler: “During the first set, the Titans came out strong with a long lead. Erie-Prophetstown fought back hard in the second set and started the set with a tough server. The Titans were behind, but battled back to finish the first to 25.”
Note: The Titans will host Morrison at 7:00 p.m. on Thursday. 

Oswego def. Waubonsie Valley 27-25, 23-25, 25-22
Waubonsie Valley (1-7 overall): Ava Orkfritz (9 digs), Ashlyn Hickey (10 kills), Lauren Mitchell (7 kills), Leah Tubbs (4 blocks).  

Polo def. Orangeville 25-23, 25-18
Polo: Nicole Boelens (8 kills, 1 ace, 7 digs), Bekah Zeigler (6 kills, 2 aces), Natalie Nelson (3 kills, 1 ace, 6 digs, 8 assists), Kadence Shaffer (2 kills, 2 aces, 6 digs, 12 assists), Maddi Jones (3 kills), Emileigh Williams (2 kills). 

Rock Island def. United Township 25-12, 25-17
Rock Island (4-3 overall, 1-0 in the Western Big Six): Emily Allison (5 kills, 2 blocks, 3 digs), Addie Bomelyn (5 kills, 2 blocks, 2 aces, 2 digs), Grace Gustafson (5 kills, 1 block), Lexi Thompson (3 kills, 1 block, 1 ace), Nevaeh Robinson-Cunningham (3 kills, 1 block), Mari Churchill (10 assists, 2 digs), Bella Allison (6 assists, 3 digs, 2 aces), Sophia Sigler (6 assists). 
United Township (0-5 overall, 0-3 in the Western Big Six).

St. Edward def. Wheaton Academy 25-22, 25-23
St. Edward (6-3 overall, 1-1 in the Metro Suburban Conference): Brooke Biggins (13 digs, 3 aces, 4 kills), Kailey Treiber (8 digs, 3 blocks), Delaney Lutzow (5 kills, 2.80 serve receive), Maddie Pogorzelski (6 kills, 5 blocks), Taryn Lemezis (2 kills, 4 digs, 2.80 serve receive).

Late Saturday, September 4 results

At Peoria Richwoods

Rock Island def. Springfield Lanphier 25-8, 25-8
Rock Island (1-2 overall): Bella Allison (14 assists, 4 digs, 2 aces), Emily Allison (5 kills), Jenna Martel (3 kills, 6 aces), Sophia Sigler (6 assists), Sienna Mikaio (6 aces, 3 digs, 5 assists).

Rock Island def. Tri-Valley 25-18, 18-25, 25-15
Rock Island (2-2 overall): Bella Allison (12 assists, 1 kill, 7 digs), Mari Churchill (16 assists, 1 ace, 3 digs), Emily Allison (9 kills, 3 aces, 3 digs), Grace Gustafson (9 kills, 1 block, 4 digs), Kayla Rice (6 kills, 3 digs), Lexi Thomspon (4 kills, 4 blocks), Sienna Mikaio (2 aces, 8 assists, 6 digs), Addie Bomelyn (2 kills, 1 ace, 8 digs). 

Rock Island def. Elmwood 25-7, 25-19
Rock Island (3-2 overall): Addie Bomelyn (4 kills, 4 aces, 7 digs), Grace Gustafson (4 kills, 1 block), Jena Martel (5 kills, 1 ace, 3 digs), Sienna Mikaio (3 digs, 2 assists), Sophia Sigler (7 assists), Bella Allison (6 assists, 4 digs, 2 aces), Ella Munday (2 aces, 2 digs).

Late Thursday, September 2 result

Polo def. Pearl City 25-23, 17-25, 25-20
Polo: Nicole Boelens (13 kills, 1 ace, 11 digs), Lindee Poper (5 blocks), Bekah Zeigler (4 kills, 1 block), Natalie Nelson (4 kills, 1 ace, 12 assists), Teah Almasy (3 kills, 1 ace, 1 block, 15 assists), Ally Cytrych (3 aces). 

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