Warren d. Grant: The Blue Devils outlasted Grant 25-17, 21-25, 25-16 on Monday to improve to 10-8 overall.
Jenna Walczak had 9 kills and 12 digs while Lindsey Biedron and Rachel Ziegler added 3 kills apiece. Biedron also had 10 digs while Ziegler had 7 digs to go along with 15 assists. Lauren Frericks also had 15 assists as well as 11 digs.
For Grant, Beka Couch had 7 kills while Tori Gallichio and Deanna Rodriguez each had 6 digs.
Stevenson d. Palatine: Stevenson swept Palatine 25-18, 25-8 to move to 16-5.
Khaila Donaldson rolled up 8 kills to go along with 6 digs. Alexa Bykowski had 18 assists and 8 digs.
At Lake Forest: Carmel won the Scouts' tournament Saturday, going 5-0 to improve to 22-3.
The Corsairs defeated Hoffman Estates (25-10, 25-15), Joliet West (25-16, 25-17) and Regina (25-12, 25-13) in pool play before beating Grayslake North (25-10, 25-16) in the semifinals and Joliet West (25-14, 25-12) in the final.
Carmel's star setter Alyssa Armada played outside hitter and had 20 kills, while Morgan Meade dished out 86 assists, while also totaling 10 kills, 5 aces, 7 blocks and 12 digs. Armada earned a spot on the all-tournament team.
Carmel coach David Pazely said his girls "grew as a team" during the tournament.
"Different players were called to play different positions and everyone contributed to the 5 wins," Pazely said.
Corsairs freshman Grace Butler filled in at middle blocker and did a "great job up front," Pazely said, with 12 kills and 6 blocks. She also served 10 aces. Grace Schofield "crushed the ball," Pazely said, in the finals, racking up 12 kills.
"Our defense was everywhere," Pazely said. "Hopefully this growth can continue."
Carmel hosts St. Viator tonight on senior night. The Corsairs are 4-1 in East Suburban Catholic Conference play.