St. Edward d. Larkin: Dominique Washington had 5 kills and Jacquelyn Boydston added 4 to help the Green Wave to a 25-19, 25-20 win over Larkin in a nonconference season opener for both teams. Casey Gredzieleski had 7 assists for St. Edward. Natalie Kofie (3 kills, 17 assists, 8 digs), Danielle Neuquist (8 kills, 2 aces, 8 digs) and April McGee (6 digs) led Larkin.
Dundee-Crown d. Streamwood: Emma Brant had 7 kills, while Bre Novak (6), Gina Pagano (6) and Lauren Lococo (4) combined for 16 aces to lead the Chargers to a 25-12, 25-13 nonconference win in the season opener for both teams. Novak added 3 kills while Frankie Cavallaro (6 assists) also contributed. Jenejha Williams (3 blocks, 2 kills), Lauren Schferi (2 kills, 3 digs) and Jessica Daley (4 digs) led Streamwood.
Elgin d. East Aurora: Julie Camarena (3 digs), Mimi Hernandez (3 digs) and Tiana Palumbo (8 assists, 2 kills) each had 3 aces as Elgin defeated East Aurora 25-16, 25-12 in an Upstate Eight crossover to open the season.
Kirkland Hiawatha d. Westminster Christian: Emma Kovachevich had 4 assists, 3 kills, 6 aces and 4 digs for the Warriors but they fell in their season and Northeastern Athletic Conference opener 16-25, 25-18, 25-15. Savannah Dutcher added 6 kills and 2 aces.