Host Prospect rose to the occasion in a Mid-Suburban East boys volleyball contest Tuesday and made it a night to remember for coach Mike Riedy in the process.
The Knights pulled out a victory 20-25, 25-23, 25-23 against Elk Grove at the Jean Walker Field House to give Riedy his 400th win as a boys volleyball coach.
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"Mike is extremely dedicated to the boys and what it means to be a Prospect Knight," said his former assistant of 16 years, Daria Schaffeld, who was at Tuesday's match. "He is a real-hard working, loyal coach."
Junior Grant Andler had 16 kills and sophomore Eryk Krzyzak had 7 for the Knights (5-9, 2-1). Jacob Schwister had 21 assists and Matt McPartlin had a team-best 3 kills.
Elk Grove (10-5, 1-2) got 13 kills from Jake Braceros and 9 from Jake Gatziolis. Matt McKenna delivered 17 digs, and Ray Kraus was 13-for-13 serving with an ace.
Rolling Meadows d. Buffalo Grove: Matt Kuzniak had 10 kills and Kevin Murphy had 9 for the Mustangs (8-2, 2-1) against the visiting Bison as Rolling Meadows earned a 20-25, 25-23, 25-16 victory in MSL East play. The victory marked Meadows' first against Buffalo Grove in six seasons.
Barrington d. Palatine: The host Broncos dropped the first set before bouncing back in MSL West play.
Charlie Spry (15 kills) and Peter Van Fossan (11) led the attack for Barrington, while Noach Riccheti had 27 setting assists and Carl Lenling had 10 digs.
Hersey d. Wheeling: The visiting Huskies picked up a Mid-Suburban East victory 25-20, 25-23.
Mike Fuerst (11 kills) and Bart Migus (9) led Hersey's attack. Matt Torvik was 57-of-58 setting with 26 assists, and Fotis Christacos had 17 digs.
Schaumburg d. Fremd: The host Saxons pulled out the third set to top Fremd in MSL West play 25-21, 24-26, 25-22.
Romario Rios and Stephen Knitter had 5 kills each to lead Schaumburg (9-4, 2-1), and Nidhin Thomas had 17 setting assists for the Saxons.
Venkat Ganne led the Fremd attack with 12 kills, and David Kim had 27 setting assists.