Morris rallied to defeat Rochelle 21-25, 25-19, 25-7 Tuesday in Northern Illinois Big 12 Conference East varsity girls volleyball.
The Redskins (17-12-1, 4-3) received nine kills, a block, two aces and 17 digs from Kailyn Korte; eight kills and 13 digs from JoAnna Nowicki; seven kills each from Abby Baker and Austin Thompson; two aces and 17 digs from Morgan Hussey; and two aces and 32 assists from Taya Torkelson.
Morris swept, with its sophomores winning 25-20, 25-22 to improve to 3-16 and 2-5.
Its freshman “A” team won 25-12, 25-12 to improve to 15-7 and 4-3.
The freshman “B” team won 25-10, 25-12 to improve to 9-2 and 6-1.
Minooka def. Oswego East,
Minooka (12-6, 8-3 Southwest Prairie) featured eight kills from Ginger Perinar; six kills from Skyler Day; three kills and two blocks from Jessica Karalow; three blocks from both Cynthia Ley and Brenna Perinar sevent digs from Natalie Yard; 10 assists from Megan Bauer; and seven assists from Kelly Clucas on Tuesday.
“This match was really fun to watch,” Minooka coach Chris Hoelscher said.
“The girls made some great hustle plays that I haven’t seen them make much this season.
“That intensified effort on defense helped create a flow on offense, and they just looked great and worked well together. Everyone played a large part in tonight’s victory.”
Coal City def. Sandwich,
Four kills each from Emily Halliday Claire Smith and Britta Spelde, who added two blocks and two aces, led Coal City (16-7, 8-0 Interstate Eight North) on Tuesday.
Nicole Borgetti totaled five blocks and nine digs and Kassie Aldridge two aces, four digs and 16 assists.
The sophomore Lady Coalers won 25-16, 25-15.
Newark def. Hiawatha,
Madison Friestad had five kills and Marissa Friestad 17 assists Tuesday for Newark.
Westmont def. Seneca,
9-25, 25-20, 27-25
Lexi Wilkinson totaled 12 kills Tuesday for the Lady Irish (21-5-1, 6-2 Interstate Eight North).
They also received eight kills, a block, an ace, four digs and 10 assists from Kayla Haines; six kills, four blocks and three digs from Taylor Vandenberg and a kill, four digs and 13 assists from Madison Wyss.
“Let’s just say it was a little bit crazy tonight,” Seneca coach Karen Raney said. “Coming away with a victory on the road, after a 9-25 loss in set one, says a lot.”
The Seneca sophomores (19-6-2, 4-4) lost 25-19, 25-17 despite three kills and two blocks from Willow Stuedemann.
St. Anne def. GSW,
25-15, 20-25, 25-15
Gardner-South Wilmington fell to 11-8 overall and 4-5 in the River Valley Conference on Tuesday.
The sophomore Lady Panthers won 25-7, 25-11 behind four kills and two aces from Lexi Robison and four kills from Mariana Ferrari.
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Matt Dlugopolski and Mauro Medina scored Tuesday for Minooka (10-6-2). Giacomo Raimondi had an assist.
Minooka and South tied 1-1 in the sophomore match. and South won the freshman match 4-0.
JUNIOR HIGH BASKETBALL
Haley Aukland scored 8 points to lead the Shabbona sixth-grade “A” girls Tuesday.
Ashlyn Williams had 4 points to lead the Shabbona “B” team in a 10-6 win.