Fremd's girls volleyball team took third place on Saturday at the Grayslake North Invite as the Vikings tuned up for Tuesday's Mid-Suburban West match against first-place Barrington.
The Vikings went 4-1 in the invite, and placed Carly Roberts (6 aces, 42 assists) and Aubrey Stegich (64-of-67 serve receiving, 29 digs, 5 aces) on the all-tourney team.
The Vikings defeated the host school 25-15, 25-19 for third-place.
Coach Curt Pinley's squad was led on attack by Lane Hindenburg (22 kills), Ari Messner (22), Amy Andersen (17) and Maise Koo (16).
Jackie Mursuli handed out 38 assists with 29 digs while Sara Roberts collected 28 digs and was 19-of-20 serve receiving.
Top blockers for the Vikes were Koo (6), Hope Schroeder (5) and Hindenburg (4).
The Vikes will take a 5-3 record into Tuesday's MSL West match with visiting Barrington (7-1).
Schaumburg Invite: St. Viator captured third place in the tournament, notching wins over Hononegah (25-15, 26-24), East Peoria (25-14, 25-22) and Larkin (25-17, 20-25, 25-18).
The three wins gave coach Charlie Curtin's Lions a 16-13 overall record.
For the tourney, Ellie Meyer served 8 aces, Molly Ziegler (6), Mary Cleary (4), Kasia Sosin (4) and Kristen Abrahamson (2).
Ziegler (11 kills) also handed out 94 assists from 291 assists with the attack being led by Mueller (38 kills), Cleary (27), Jenny Brandt (10), Grace Fedus (7) and Abrahamson (6 kills).
Top blockers were Cleary (7), Brandt (6) and Ziegler (4) while top passers were Meyer (51 digs), Mueller (35), Abrahamson (34) Ziegler (33) and Yi (31)
The host Saxons (17-9) took fifth place with a 21-25, 25-23, 25-22 victory over Hononegah.
Schaumburg finished in a three-way tie with Cary Grove Larkin in pool play. The Saxons lost the tie breaker and end up in the consolation portion of the bracket.
Coach Jeanette Pancratz' won that bracket, finishing the tourney with a 4-1 record.
"It was a good day against some solid teams." Pancratz said.
Top attackers for Schaumburg were Kiana Lewis (46 kills, 3 blocks, 27 digs), Oyinkan Akinola (32 kills, 4 aces), Abbie Rahn (20 kills, 3 blocks), Jada Blackwell (13 kills, 58 assists, 22 digs) and Melanie Meyer (5 kills, 4 blocks).
Megan Hayes handed out 40 assists with 13 digs while Ashley Chimis served 6 aces. Hannah Moore collected 26 digs with a pair of aces.
Glenbrook North Invite: Leyden took 12th out of 16 teams, notching its second win in four days over Maine West 25-13, 11-25, 15-13.
For the five matches, coach Danielle Kowalkowski's Eagles were led on attack by senior outside hitter Kelly Murphy (20 kills, 5 aces), sophomore OH Emily Steininger (13 kills) and junior Middle hitter Camille Lazarratto (8 kills, 15 blocks).
Antioch Invite: Rolling Meadows (15-12) went 3-2 to grab third place as Ashley Montanez and Jenny Vliet were named to the all-tournament team.
Coach Joe Di Silvio's Mustangs notched wins over Zion-Benton (22-25, 25-20, 15-12), Lakes (25-15, 25-20) and Oswego East (25-13, 18-25, 15-13).
Vliet led the Mustangs with 30 kills and 7 blocks while also handing out 34 assists with 25 digs. Montanez had 28 kills and 5 blocks.
Lauren Sokolowski served 6 aces for the Mustangs while Mia Harper and Sami Kay (47 setting assists) each had 5.
Other top attacker for Meadows were Sokolowski (22 kills), Harper (9), Mickey (10), Brice Calzaretta (10), Kay (6) and Shewmon (2).
Hannah Mickey also had 7 blocks while Harper (37 digs) Grace Skorin (33), and Sokolowski (27) were top defenders.