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Dundee-Crown claims crown at Elgin

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The Dundee-Crown girls volleyball team went 4-1 Saturday and won the championship of the Elgin tournament.

The Chargers defeated Leyden, Elgin, South Elgin and Rolling Meadows and lost to Highland Park.

Kaily Moll (19 kills, 9 blocks), Ashley Raby (17 kills, 7 blocks), Frankie Cavallaro (11 kills, 48 assists, 20 digs) and Breanna Novak (23 digs, 11 kills, 3 aces) led the Chargers to the title.

Also contributing for D-C (13-15) were Kiana Mays (11 kills, 6 digs), Kaylee Sommers (22 digs, 4 aces), Gina Pagano (10 digs) and Franki Scarpelli (10 digs).

South Elgin also went 4-1, losing only to Dundee-Crown. The Storm beat Rolling Meadows, Highland Park, Leyden and Elgin.

Katie Innis (60 digs, 4 aces), Bri Reum (36 kills, 20 digs, 8 aces), Renne Rush (39 kills, 29 digs, 4 aces), Adrianna Loiacono (97 assists, 23 digs) and Sarah Hallas (13 kills, 14 blocks) led South Elgin on the day. The Storm is now 20-11, tied for the best season in school history.

The host Maroons went 0-5 in the tournament, losing to Highland Park, Rolling Meadows, Dundee-Crown, Leyden and South Elgin.

Taylor Hedl (41 digs), Tanya Welch (41 assists), Melanie Berg (21 kills) and Abby Pierre-Louis (16 kills) led Elgin.

At Autumnfest: Crystal Lake South finished third at the Glenbard East Autumnfest, losing only to Glenbard West. The Gators (30-3) beat Barrington, Providence, Downers Grove North and Waubonsie Valley. Cassy Sivesind (113 assists, 16 digs, 5 aces), Nicole Slimko (27 kills, 12 blocks, 18 digs), Avalon Nero (27 kills, 26 digs, 5 aces), Carly Nolan (57 kills, 36 digs, 7 blocks), Tori Falbo (32 digs) and Hannah Wilson (29 digs) led CL South in the tournament. Nolan was named to the all-tournament team.

At Lincoln-Way Central: Burlington Central went 2-3 at the L-W Central Autumn Knights Invite, beating Oak Lawn and Andrew but losing to Plainfield Central, Lincoln-Way Central and T.F. South. Allie O'Reilly (82 digs, 6 aces), Maddy Barry (70 assists, 23 digs), Makenna Jensen (23 kills, 16 blocks), Lauren Wiltsie (23 kills, 6 aces), Jenna Schudel (26 kills), Ally DeTamble (33 digs) and Katie Seibert (12 kills, 6 aces) led the Rockets (22-11) in the tournament.

At Bradley-Bourbonnais: Harvest Christian's Sydney Doby eclipsed the 1,000 kill mark for her career in leading the Lions to a fourth-place finish and a 4-1 record at the Bradley-Bourbonnais Invite. Doby, who was named to the all-tournament team, had 71 kills, 53 digs and 6 aces as the Lions beat Urbana, Manteno, Moline and Lincoln and lost only to Washington. She now has 1,022 career kills. Mikayla Robinson (24 kills), Jade Martinez (3 aces, 4 kills, 138 assists, 33 digs), Ellie Burzlaff (8 aces, 19 kills, 5 blocks, 13 digs) and Shayna Manusos (8 aces, 38 digs) also contributed for Harvest.

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