South Elgin volleyball finishes second: The Storm (10-2) advanced to the Rolling Meadows Invite championship, where they fell to Addison Trail in 2 sets, 25-13, 25-12. Nate Marotta led the way with 62 kills and 23 digs, Chris Gibaldo garnered 122 assists and 17 digs and Dan Gibaldo registered 39 kills.
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Judson softball wins 2: Five was the magic number for the Eagles (17-18), who notched wins over Ashford University and William Penn in the Ashford University Tournament. In a 5-4 decision over Ashford, Shannon Nevins and Murielle Vanasch (2 runs) both went 2-for-4 and Katie Kirker allowed 6 hits, 2 earned runs on 8 strikeouts and 1 walk. A 5-1 win over William Penn featured 5 doubles, including 2 from Brianna Tennyson (2-for-4, 2 RBI) and Amanda Hart (3-for-4, RBI). Nevins also smacked 1 and Vanasch tripled. Tennyson allowed 1 run, 5 hits and struck out 9 in a complete game win.
Elgin Community College drops 2: Troy Dykhuis threw 6 innings, allowed 8 hits, struck out 5 and gave up 2 runs but did not have any offense behind him as the Spartans (8-13) managed just 2 hits in a Game 1 loss. Game 2 featured a 3-2 ECC lead into the sixth but Waubonsee rallied for 3 in the inning for the sweep. David Palmer and Brian Sobieski each batted 1-for-2 and doubled, accounting for half of the Spartans' hits.