Lakes' boys volleyball team won its fourth straight match Wednesday night, defeating Libertyville 25-22, 25-21 in its North Suburban Conference opener.
Lakes (4-3) played from behind in both sets, including 10-7 in the first and 16-10 in the second. Nick Powell had a huge defensive night for the Eagles with 21 digs.
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Mason Solbrig (10 kills), Dalton Solbrig (8) and Richard Galat (5) led Lakes' offensive attack. Matt Parenti dished out 23 assists. Mason Solbrig and Tim Gorski each served a pair of aces, while Mason Solbrig added 4 blocks. James Olson contributed 2 blocks for the Eagles.
Lake Forest d. Mundelein: The Scouts captured a 25-19, 25-21 decision in a match that went back and forth.
Lake Forest (1-1) was led in kills by junior middle Sam Danneker and Sammy Watson with 8 apiece. Jeff Habjan lofted 15 assists.
Vernon Hills d. Warren: The Cougars won their North Suburban Conference opener 25-16, 14-25, 25-12 to improve to 7-1 overall.
Michael Heinz and Max Spiglanin each had 7 kills for Vernon Hills, while Lem Turner recorded 6 blocks and 3 kills. Ryan Opitz set 59 of 60 with 20 assists.
"When we're aggressive, we play decent volleyball," Vernon Hills coach Chris Curry said. "Lem Turner had a good night blocking, and Jake Baruch (12-of-12 serving, 2 aces) put together a great serve run (6 straight points) in the third set to help us pull away."
Stevenson d. North Chicago: Keenan Herman and Connor Perlin had 5 and 4 kills, respectively, for the Patriots in their 25-8, 25-5 win.