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Hersey maintains East lead

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Hersey's girls volleyball team remained in first place in the Mid-Suburban East with 25-19 21-25 25-19 victory on Tuesday night.

The Huskies improved to 12-9 and 6-1 as Liz Fuerst (10 kills), Courtney Stedman (8), Gabri Olhava (4) and Caity Strozewski (2) led the attack.

Hersey leads Buffalo Grove by one match with three to play in the East.

Olhava also had 7 blocks and Fuerst 3.

Stedman (15 assists), Carly Pisano (11) and Strozewski (4) set the offense.

Katie Krebs had 26 digs and 1 ace while Megan Solans collected 15 digs.

"Rolling Meadows played tremendous defense and challenged us the entire match," said Hersey coach Nancy Lill. "It's a huge win for our team."

The Mustangs (11-10, 4-3) were led on attack by Ashley Montanez (11 kills), Jenny Vliet (10) and Lauren Sokolowski (6) while Grace Skorin served 4 aces with 14 digs.

Vliet and Sami Kay each had 14 assists.

Barrington d. Palatine: Christy Roney (8 kills), Claire Waliczek (6) and Katie Clement (5) were top attackers for Barrington (11-10, 6-1) in a 25-22, 25-9 triumph that left the Fillies with a one-match lead over Fremd in the MSL West.

Waliczek handed out 18 assists and served an ace while Emily Casaletto recorded a pair of aces.

Top diggers for the Fillies were Emily Casaletto (12), Olivia Hagan (10), Christy Roney (9) and Waliczek (8).

Kim Butler (3 kills), Meg Angelaccio (3) and Claire Chaplinsky (2) led the attack for the Pirates (4-15, 1-6). Caitlin Riedy collected 10 assists.

Buffalo Grove d. Elk Grove: Alaina Murphy put down 13 kills and Sarah Rivera added 8 as Buffalo Grove (8-8, 5-2) posted a 25-22, 25-21 victory.

Colleen Nowlan added 4 kills with 3 blocks and Marie Georgoulis handed out 21 assists.

Rivera (11), Murphy (8) were tops in digs while Leah Masciopinto and Georgoulis each had 4.

Elk Grove (13-15, 3-4) was paced on attack by seniors Melissa Solorio (9 kills) and Taylor Brown (5) while classmate Kerry Souder handed out 15 assists. Junior Amber Lindfros had a pair of blocks.

Fremd d. Hoffman Estates: Ari Messner (7 kills), Lane Hindenburg (6) and Hope Schroeder (3) led Fremd in a 25-14, 25-21 triumph.

Jackie Mursuli issued 11 assists while Maise Koo and Schroeder each had 2 aces. Aubrey Stegich served 4 aces for the Vikings who improved to 12-8 and 5-2.

Hoffman (5-19, 1-6) was led by Clare Shaffer's 8 kills. Jenny Avila (5 assists) and Kaitlyn Imburgia (4) set the attack. The Hawks also received 3 kills from Sarah Wille and 2 from Andra Wolinski.

Prospect d. Wheeling: Allie Skowron (6 kills, 2 blocks), and Josie Sajbel (4 kills) led the attack for Prospect (8-12, 2-5) in the 25-11, 25-18 MSL East win.

Maggie Chuipek (15 assists) and Michele Haaning (7) set the offense while Sarah Cutaia keyed the back row with 16 digs.

Maine West d. Highland Park: Maine West improved to 12-7 and 4-2 with 25-18, 25-10 win in the CSL North.

Allison Grzebien (10 kills), Brittany Collins (4 kills), Magda Czerlonko (4 kills) and Kassidy Riportella (4 kills, 5 aces, 22 assists) were among the leaders for the Warriors.

"The team has been working on chemistry and it showed tonight," said Warriors coach Randy Tiller. "The back row players communicated and passed well. Our serving was strong. We were prepared for Stella (Kukoc, Highland Park outside hitter). We knew she would be a force and we worked to defend against her."

Carmel d. St. Viator: Carmel (23-3, 4-1) won the ESCC match win 21-25, 25-6, 25-21 on Senior's Night in Mundelein.

The Lions (12-10, 1-3) were led by Megan Mueller (9 kills, 3 aces) and Mary Cleary (10 kills).

Jenny Brandt had 2 blocks and Molly Ziegler handed out 23 assists.

Ellie Meyer collected 19 digs and Mueller 18.

Leyden defeats Addison Trail: Led by senior outside hitter Kelly Murphy's 14 kills, Leyden posted a 25-19, 25-19 victory.

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