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Morris volleyball loses at Yorkville

The Morris volleyball team absorbed a tough loss on the road at Yorkville on Tuesday, dropping a 25-27, 25-21, 25-20 decision to the Foxes.

Kaylin Korte had 15 kills to lead the way for the Redskins while also adding eight digs. Abby Baker had seven kills and Austin Thompson six kills. Taya Torkelson had 27 assists.

In the sophomore contest, Morris lost 25-14, 25-16.

Coal City def. Westmont

25-21, 25-20

Coal City improved to 5-0 in the Interstate Eight Conference North with the win over the Sentinels.

Leading the way for the Coalers were: Emily Halliday’s seven kills, three blocks, 12 digs and four aces; Britta Spelde’s six kills and eight digs; Claire Smith’s five kills, three blocks and two aces; Kassie Aldridge’s 22 assists and seven digs and Morgan Leopold’s 10 digs.

Gardner-South Wilmington def. Somonauk

25-21, 25-18

Lexi Posing had five aces and nine digs in the nonconference win by the Panthers.

Emily Foley also had five aces, six assists and seven digs.

GSW also won at the JV and freshman levels.

In another varsity match, the Panthers lost to Illinois Lutheran 26-24, 25-12.

Minooka def. Plainfield Central

25-9, 25-20

The Indians were led by Skyler Day’s seven kills and nine digs; Jessica Karalow’s six kills and four blocks; Ginger Perinar’s five kills and two blocks; Megan Bauer’s 11 assists; Kelly Klucas’s 10 assists and four digs and Brenna Perinar and Emily Hise had three kills each.

Newark def. Somonauk,

23-25, 25-23, 25-12

Kristine Nichols had 17 kills for the Lady Norse while Kristine Zitt had five kills and Jasmine Mitchell had eight blocks and three kills.

Melanie Kale added 19 digs and Rachel Lape had 23 assists and 11 digs.


Morris 5,

Streator 0

The Redskins earned the sweep in the nonconference game.

At No. 1 singles, Megan Davy defeated Hannah Warwick 6-0, 6-0 and at No. 2 singles, Emma Dingbaum beat Ashley Ainsley 6-0, 6-1.

In doubles, Monica Davy and Leah Lines beat Amber Clover and Laysa Redd 6-0, 6-0; Mary Bush and Carly Williamson beat Sara Kashke and Brittany Florea 6-0, 6-1 and Alyssa Larsen and Tess Hatteberg won by forfeit.

At the JV level, Morris also won 5-0.

At No. 1 singles, Bridget Byrne won 10-3 and at No. 2 singles, Pauli Stevens-Robinson won 10-7.

In doubles play, Autumn See and Hanna Burbulys won 10-3; Regan DeGrush and Rach Burbulys won 10-0 and Kim Gonzalez and Ashley Flanders won 10-5.

Kaneland 4,

Morris 1

The Redskins only win came at No. 2 singles where Emma Dingbaum won 6-1, 6-2.

In JV action, Morris lost to Kaneland 3-2, getting wins from Autumn See and Hanna Burbulys at No. 1 doubles (10-2) and Regan DeGrush and Rach Burbulys at No. 2 doubles (10-8).


Minooka 5,

Providence Catholic 2

The Indians improved to 9-0 on the season with the win.

At No. 3 singles, Morgan Gierman won 6-1, 6-1 and the Indians also swept at doubles.

Winners for the Indians were; Emma VanDrie and Sarah Boeringa (6-2, 6-1); Alexis Froidcoeur and Paige Morris (6-2, 6-2); Madison Kaufman and Gwen Barnes (6-2, 6-0); Paige Parisi and Tessa Stoval (6-3, 6-3) and Raven Pointer and Krista Stawarz (8-6).

In another meet, Minooka defeated Oswego East 5-2, sweeping the doubles action and having Page Parisi win at No. 3 singles.


Minooka host invitational

The Indians won their own invitational held at Heritage Bluffs on Monday, taking the event with a team score of 313 - eight strokes better than Joliet Township. Morris finished fifth win a score of 343.

Isaish Smith of JT and Batavia’s Jacob Piechota were medalists with a low round of 73.

Scoring for the Indians were: Harrison Hudson (75); Kyle Sheppard (76); Jason Chobar (80); Steven Andreano (810), Dan Anfield (82); Noah Lindmark (82); Sam Smolkovich (84); Jake Schiedt (85); Ryan Johnson (89); Michael Cappel (89); Matt Thompson (90) and Tyler Thompson (93).

Scoring for Morris were: Justin Larsen (76); Nick McPherson (86); Jacob Cobian (89); Trevor Lines (92); Nick Bonomo (95) and Jake Hulbert (96).

Kaneland 155,

Morris 164

Larsen had a round of 38 and Trevor Lines a 39 in the NIB12E event held at the Morris Country Club.

At the JV level, Kaneland won 171-181 despite a 42 by Nick Bonomo and a 45 from Dylan Callahan.

Dwight 174,

Momence 213,

Wilmington 243

Playing at High Point in Essex, the Trojans took the win behind scores from the following people: Andy Froelich (43), Ryan Folkers (43), Seth Galloway (43), Bryce Mortensen (45), Nathan Zabel (47) and Karsen Kopmann (56).

Dwight won that the JV level, finishing with a team score of 191 and led by Drew Jensen’s 42.

Dwight 190,

GCMC 191

Playing on the front nine at the Dwight Country Club, the Trojans came away with the non-conference win.

Scoring for Dwight were: Nathan Zabel (46), Seth Galloway (46), Andy Froelich (47) and Karson Kopmann (51).

At the JV level, Dwight won 208-228.


Putnam County 216,

Seneca 268

Leading the Irish were: Natalie Hamilton (60), Sam DeGraaf (63), Heather Vrooman (67) and Hannah Cisco (78).

The medalist of the event held at Nettle Creek Country Club was Stephanie Wilson of Putnam County. She shot a 48.

Lisle 208,

Dwight 233

Scores for the Trojans were turned in by: Amber Curl (51), Nicole Murphy (51), Ellie Shaw (53) and Savannah Kline (72).

Plainfield South 184,

Minooka 192

Alex Catalano of South was the medalist at the event held at Heritage Bluffs on Tuesday.

Scoring for the Indians were: Alli Lee (51), Miranda Sharp (42), Becca Andreano (48) and Alex Renison (51).


Minooka 4,

Romeoville 0

The Indians took the Southwest Prairie Conference win behind goals by Joe McCabe, Mason Messina, Matt Dlugopolski and Griffith Messina.

Mason Messina, Dlugopolski, Griffith Messina and Nick Miller had assists.

Alex Singletary made seven saves in goal


Morris 7,

Coal City 0

Brian Haldorson scored a pair of goals and added two assists in the win by the Redskins. Josh Lain also had two goals and one assist.

Also for Morris, Konnor Wilhelm had a goal, Bulmaro Torres a goal, Bulmaro Torres a goal and an assist, Hernan Gutierrez a goal and Bryan Pfaff an assist.



Coal City 8,

Wilmington 0

The Warriors won a regional championship, marking their 20th win of the season at the same time.

Blake Harseim was the winning pitcher. He tossed his third shutout of the season, allowing four hits and two walks while striking out seven.

Coal City scored in the second inning when Beau Wills had a two RBI single and both Austin Friddle and Harseim had RBI singles in the fourth.

Carter Copes scored the first run of the game and Kaleb Spreitzer the last run.


Minooka 4,

DePue 2

Jake Westerhoff scored twice and Frank Thompson and Matt Schofield added a goal each in the win.

In the ‘B’ game, Minooka won 5-0. Gio Hernandez and Nikko Vercelette had two goals each and Wilbert Rivas also scored for the Indians. Ryan Doody was the winning keeper.

Minooka 5,

Richland 0

Schofield, Jared Avalos, Thompson, Westerhoff and Erik Lakota scored in the win for the Indians.

Isaac Westerhoff and Ryan Doody combined in goal for the shutout.


MVK 36,

Milton Pope 4

Britney Helms had 12 points and Alyssa Hauch eight in the win.

In the seventh grade game, MVK won 25-7 behind seven points from Alyssa Binion.

MVK 31,

Grand Ridge 20

Heather Gonzalez scored eight points and Alex Draves seven points and 11 rebounds in the win.

In the seventh grade game, MVK won 23-10 behinds eight points each from Samantha Macchietto and Alyssa Binion.

Mokena 45,

Minooka 17

The Indians were led by Meghan Poorman’s 10 points while Sammi Hermann added four steals.

In another eighth grade game, the Indians lost 17-14 to Martino.

In the seventh grade game, Cierra Bachmann had nine points and Kylee Meadows seven.

In another seventh grade game, Minooka beat Martino 12-10.

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