Girls volleyball: Fremd finishes first at Glenbard West

Daily Herald report
Updated 9/21/2019 8:34 PM

With senior Breslen Reid and sophomores Rylen Reid and Izzy Segoviano being named to the all-tourney team, Fremd won the championship of the Glenbard West girls volleyball Invite on Saturday.

The Vikings (5-0) made it 15 straight wins as they improved to 15-2 overall.


They rallied to defeat Glenbard East 22-25, 25-18, 25-22 in the semifinals and then came from behind to top the host Hilltoppers 20-25, 28-26, 25-21 in the title match.

Hersey Invite:

After a thrilling match that featured several lead changes and standout play, Naperville North outlasted Hersey 25-17, 19-25, 20-18 for the championship.

Hersey senior Kati Kaburov hammered 18 kills while teammate Nora Zielke added 9.

For the tourney, Kaburov (59 kills, 5 aces, 4 blocks, 22 digs) and Zielke (26 kills, 13 aces, 19 digs, 4 blocks) led on attack.

Other top performers for Hersey (13-3) were performers were Kaiya Eshoo (15 kills, 6 aces, 2 blocks, 29 digs, 96 assists), Juliette van den Herik (17 kills, 5 blocks), Janine Boyan (17 kills, 9 blocks, Kate Lubbe (6 kills 2 blocks) and Maddie Mullin (55 digs, 1 ace).

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"It was a solid tournament for us and although we lost a very tough game to Naperville North, we will be a better team because of that match," said Hersey coach Nancy Lill. "We will move on quickly as we face Libertyville on their home court Monday."

at Belvidere North:

Senior middle blocker Noelle Daehler was selected to the all-tournament team as Barrington (9-6) took second place to tourney host Belvidere North.

The Fillies defeated Round Lake 25-18, 25-12 in the semifinal and lost to the host school for the title (25-10, 25-12).

at St. Viator:

The host Lions were fourth in their own tourney after defeating Fenwick in two sets. Viator went 3-2 for the day and stands at 8-8 for the season

Marcelina Gorny (25 kills), Marie Torsian (23), Lauren Allaire (20), Ella Kull (18) and Lilly LaFleur (12) led the Lions' attack set by Cailyn Harrington (52 assists) and Erin Aldana (43 assists). Reanne Valera led in digs with 47.

Conant (10-11) went 2-3 to finish sixth. The Cougars were led attack by Danielle Smith (20 kills, 11 blocks), Yuri Hara (23 kills, 62 digs, 8 aces) and Natalie Jurgenson (15 kills 52 digs).


Emma Bowman served 8 aces and Mackenzie Lunkes had 27 digs. Emily Ytsen added 7 kills and 8 blocks while setting chores were handled by Payton Litney (61 assists) and Gianna Spetka (16 assists).

Rolling Meadows (5-12) was also 2-3 and placed seventh.

The Mustangs' attack was led by Ashlyn Ryan (36 kills), Colleen Cox (16 kills) and Patrycja Winnicki (15 kills). Meadows received 7 blocks from Bianca Madey and 5 from Cox.

Erin Behls set the offense with 88 assists and Stephanie Salemi led the back row with 45 digs.

Elk Grove (3-17) went 1-4 in the event with a win over Larkin.

Harper wins three:

Harper notched a 25-22, 25-20, 25-16 win over Grace University with Rachel Kandefer (11 kills) and Rugile Jaciunas (9) leading the attack. Taylor Pfaller had 33 assists.

Harper stopped Hope College 25-19, 25-16, 26-24 as Amelia Reiter (11) and Kelsey Bauer (8) paced the attack.

In a 25-19. 25-27, 26-24, 25-17 win over Lake Michigan, Kandefer led the offense again with 11 kills while Jaciunas had 5.5 blocks.

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