Girls volleyball: Top 20 rankings

Girls volleyball

Team Comment

1. St. Francis (39-3) Looking to repeat as state champions

2. Benet (36-6) NU-bound Fara could dominate in middle

3. Crystal Lake South (38-3) Class 4A 4th place team returns 4 seniors

4. Geneva (29-10) Only lost 3 seniors from sectional title team

5. Glenbard West (34-4) Schilling can hit on outside

6. Lake Zurich (35-5) Mackenzie Andrews leads NSC power

7. Hersey (22-14) Lill has superb veteran experience returning

8. Naperville North (34-5) Kwak, Wernette will set the pace

9. St. Charles East (31-7) Saints look strong again

10. Stevenson (31-8) Jori Radtke returns for Patriots

11. Barrington (20-17) Jakubowski takes over defending MSL champs

12. Glenbard South (32-7) Bauman, Watterson, LaPonte are tough

13. Cary-Grove (21-16) More experienced Trojans again thinking big

14. St. Charles North (31-6) NU-commit Krage leads attack

15. Fremd (21-14) Pilney has senior-dominated team

16. Schaumburg (23-14) Pancratz' teams always tough

17. WW South (20-17) Setter Burau committed to Wake Forest

18. IC Catholic Prep (36-6) Knights want to repeat as state champs

19. Carmel (31-8) Grace Schofield packs a punch

20. Burlington Central (27-12) Wiltsie among many returners for Rockets

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