The young Cary-Grove girls volleyball team grew up a little more on Tuesday.
Abby Schebel had 17 kills and 5 aces as the Trojans held off Prairie Ridge 27-25, 25-27, 25-17 in Fox Valley Conference Valley Division action.
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Delaney Bayer added 20 digs and Meghan Seymour had 37 assists for the Trojans, who moved to 7-1 on the season and 2-0 in the Valley heading into a Thursday nigh showdown at Crystal Lake South.
Crystal Lake South d. Dundee-Crown 25-14, 25-21: The Gators (8-1, 2-0) were able to knock out the Chargers (3-5, 0-1) behind Casey Sivesind's 17 assists and Carly Nolan's 9 kills and 4 digs. Nicole Slimko also added 5 kills and Hannah Wilson registered 4 digs and as many aces. In D-C's FVC Valley opener, Lauren Lococo stood out with 5 kills and tallied as many digs. Frankie Cavallaro totaled 11 digs and Kaylee Sommers managed 3 aces.
Huntley d. Jacobs 25-13, 25-16: The Red Raiders (7-2, 2-0) ousted the Golden Eagles in FVC Valley action behind 8 kills from Erin Erb and 9 digs from Rachel Shores. Erin Lyman also had 6 digs and 5 kills while Emily Westermeyer registered 5 kills and 4 digs for Huntley.
Hampshire d. Grayslake North 25-11, 25-16: Caitlin Conlon had 5 kills and Erin Foss added 3 kills and 2 aces to get the Whip-Purs over the Knights in FVC Fox action. Brittany Laffin generated 16 assists while Dallas Krueger and Kayla Conway each had 3 kills.
Westminster Christian d. Alden-Hebron 25-18, 25-18: The Warriors (5-1-3) attacked early and often in their Northeast Athletic Conference win behind Claire Speweik, who had 6 aces, 11 kills and 8 assists. Savannah Dutcher drilled 8 kills and 2 blocks and Emma Kovachevich compiled 19 assists for Westminster. 0
Marian Central d. Harvest Christian 16-25, 25-16, 25-16: The Lions (4-5) were on the wrong end of a 25-16 score twice and couldn't come away with a nonconference home victory over Marian Central. Sydney Doby had a line of 8 kills, 9 digs and 4 aces. Mikayla Robinson dispersed 6 kills, 1 block and 2 aces while Jade Martinez connected on 17 assists and Shayna Manusos added 10 digs for Harvest.
Geneva d. Elgin 25-13, 25-12: Setter Nikki Zimmer was the only bright spot in the Maroons' (3-5-1, 0-1) Upstate Eight River opener against the Vikings. She had 2 aces, 3 kills, 4 assists and a block in the loss.