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Hersey's perfect halfway through MSL East slate

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Hersey senior Abby Fesl has never lost a Mid-Suburban League East match as the Huskies setter.

Tuesday night at Rolling Meadows, she helped her team get to the halfway point of another season with a perfect mark.

The North Florida-bound senior was 50-of-51 setting with 23 assists as Hersey posted a 25-14, 25-18 triumph over the Mustangs.

The Huskies improved to 15-3 and 5-0 while winning their 46th straight MSL East match and 25th in a row with Fesl starting as a the setter.

"We knew going into the match that Rolling Meadows was one of our toughest conference opponents," said Fesl, who was also 8-of-8 attacking with 3 kills. "We came out and did whatever we felt was working at the time. Our serving really helped us. We tried to pick out certain areas to serve at."

Fesl was also a top server, going 18-of-19 with 5 aces while Taylor Schill (7of-7) and Katie Krebs (6-of-6) each had an ace. Allie Mueller (6-of-6) and Carly Pisano (4-of-4) were also perfect at the line.

Taking advantage of Fesl's sets were Courtney Stedman (6 kills), Liz Fuerst (5), Anna Mullen-Muhr (5), Gabriella Olhava (5) and Erica Hill (3).

Schill, who like Fesl, has also been a starter for 25 straight MSL East wins, collected 21 digs.

Morgan Keller led the Mustangs (11-7, 2-3) with 7 kills.

"Hersey has a lot of good players," said Kellar, a 6-foot senior middle blocker. "We have to start playing with more confidence. We had a couple of stretches where we were not executing well and we made many too many dumb mistakes."

Rachel Mickey (1 ace) added 6 kills for Meadows while Jenny Vliet handed out 12 assists and Sami Kay 8.

Fremd d. Hoffman Estates: Fremd (15-4, 5-1) remained tie for first in the MSL West with a 25-19, 25-21 victory over Hoffman Estates.

Lane Hindenburg (7 kills), Nicole Obos (7) and Claire Brady (6) led the Vikes' attack while Nina Scott had 3 digs and 2 aces. Marilyn Lortz set the offense with 19 assists against Hoffman (4-15, 0-6).

Palatine d. Barrington: Dayton-boundTaylor Fricano put down a team-high 14 kills with 17 digs and 3 aces as host Palatine remained tied for first with Fremd in the MSL West with a 20-25, 25-23, 25-17 triumph.

Pirate seniors Val Soderstrom added 6 kills and Cassie Chaplinsky 5 while Alex Heidrich and Sarah Schiffner each had 12 assists.

Julia Thompson (15 kills, 15 digs), Lauren Shechtman (12 kills, 10 digs) and Christy Roney (9) led the Fillies (9-5, 4-2) on attack and setter Claire Waliczek handed out 32 assists. Fillies junior Emily Casaletto also had 12 digs.

Schaumburg d. Conant: Kelly Koutnik and Kiana Lewis each put down 7 kills while Deanna Murphy added 3 for the visiting Saxons.

Jada Blackwell and Marisa Christy set the offense with 9 assists apiece while Sarah Stuehm contributed 6 digs and was 6-of-6 passing against the Cougars (8-11, 1-5).

Elk Grove d. Buffalo Grove: Elk Grove (13-10, 2-3) earned a 25-27, 25-21, 25-23 triumph over the Bison (9-9, 3-2) as Diamond Boyd registered a match-high 16 kills.

Kerry Souder added 5 for the host Grens and Martyna Sopalska 3 as teammates Katie Prochenski, Souder and Taylor Socha each had an ace.

Prochenski also collected 14 digs and teammate Kelsey Conley had 12.

Alaina Murphy led BG with 12 kills while Monica Brown and Bailey North had 6 apiece. Marie Georgoulis handed out 36 assists for BG, which received 5 blocks from Mary Zawlocki and North and 4 from Alyssa Miller.

Wheeling d. Prospect: Deanna Kuzmanic (10 assists) and Amanda Mullin (8) set the offense for visiting Wheeling (6-8, 1-4) which earned its first MSL East win 25-23, 25-19.

Leading the Wildcats' attack were Jessie Zuba, Mullin and Kuzmanic, who each had 4 kills. Teammate Sara Kern collected 17 digs.

Prospect (6-6 2-3) was led on attack by Julie Mazur (7 kills), Sam Loebbaka (4) and Holly Hunt (3) while Maggie Haaning had 13 assists.

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