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Lakes takes Prairie title

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Daily Herald report

Lakes' fourth win over Antioch this season was the biggest one.

The Eagles celebrated senior night by defeating visiting Antioch 26-24, 25-22 to capture the North Suburban Conference Prairie Division championship.

"The girls worked hard to win for the seniors for their senior night," Lakes coach Katie Cheek said.

Senior Haley Halberg posted a .750 hitting average with 6 kills, while senior libero Aly Bathery had 14 digs. Sophomore Megan Behrendt totaled 8 kills and 11 digs, and sophomore Maddie Demo had 6 kills and 21 assists. Junior Lisa Buehler contributed 13 digs.

"The girls played as a team and set a goal to win the Prairie Division," Cheek said after her Eagles (19-4) completed a 6-0 run through the NSC Prairie.

Lakes battled back in the second set from a 10-point deficit.

Antioch finished 5-1 in the division.

Lakes will host Lake Zurich in the NSC championship match on Wednesday night.

Stevenson d. Lake Forest: Khaila Donaldson and Grace Duffy had 6 and 5 kills, respectively, for the Patriots in their 25-21, 25-16 win.

Stevenson (23-6, 4-2) also received 2 aces and 8 digs from Donaldson.

Wauconda d. North Chicago: The Bulldogs won their NSC Prairie finale 25-9, 25-8.

Lauren Nee served 7 aces for Wauconda (17-11, 3-3), while Susan Karhoff slammed 7 kills.

Grant d. Vernon Hills: Beka Couch had 7 kills for the Bulldogs in the NSC Prairie finale, while Anna Panasenko and Kyle Mueller added 5 kills apiece.

Katie Brettman had 6 kills for Vernon Hills (6-23, 3-3).

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