Varsity This week the hornets started playoffs by traveling to Kankakee for their first regional on Tuesday. The hornets faced the Kays to start and came out with an early lead behind strong serves from Aurora Korfist. The hornets never looked back from their quick start and won game one, 25-13. In game two the hornets started with another commanding lead and kept control of the game, quickly cruising to an easy victory 25-9. Brigid Rudolph had 6 digs on the match and 6 assists. Mia Lombardo saw 7 kills, and 1 solo block. While Cheli Ayala had 1 service ace and 4 digs.
On Thursday in the snow the hornets traveled back to Kankakee to face the #1 seed in the sectional, Lemont High School. The hornets did not start out looking like themselves struggling with passing early in the game and communication errors. They fought back but could not close the gap that they built early on and fell in game one, 16-25. In game two the hornets looked more like themselves and battled with Lemont but ultimately fell 20-25 with errors at the end of the game. Sara Prueter contributed 6 kills and 1 dig on the night. Aurora Korfist saw 7 assist and 5 digs. The hornets had an amazing season facing challenges at every turn but always working hard and overcoming obstacles. Thank you everyone for a great season!
Week of October 21st
Varsity Monday was senior night where we honored our 6 amazing seniors and their contributions to the volleyball program. It was a special night for all who participated against fellow 3A opponent Joliet Catholic Academy. The hornets started off strong behind the serves of Aurora Korfist and Kaitlyn Hurka but fell game 1 with a score of 23-25. In game 2 the hornets struggled in one serve receive rotation and had a difficult time recovering falling to the angels 17-25. Senior libero Sam Pacentine had 1 assist, 12 digs and passed a 2.5. Senior middle Danielle Wayman saw 1 kill and 1 block on the night. Senior outside Kaitlyn Hurka had 6 kills, 13 digs and passed a 2.8. Senior setter Aurora Korfist had 1 service ace, 13 assists and 6 digs. Senior middle/rightside Alayna Chavez contributed 5 kills and 3 digs. While senior rightside Mia Lombardo notched 5 kills and 2 digs. Great job seniors we are so proud of your successes, good luck next year!
On Tuesday the hornets faced their final West Suburban Gold Conference opponent at Addison Trail. The hornets were not quite themselves and struggled to maintain an early lead. Errors at the end of game 1 cost the hornets and they fell 22-25. In game 2 the hornets did not find their rhythm early and were not able to force game 3, falling 19-25. Amelia Brennan as 4 kills on the night along with 2 solo blocks and 1 blocking assist. Junior setter Brigid Rudolph had 10 assists and 5 digs during the match. Next week the hornets travel to Kankakee for the first round of regionals on Tuesday and hope to keep their playoff dreams alive to play on Thursday.
Sophomore 10/21 - Hinsdale South falls to Joliet Catholic 17-25, 23-25
Hornets net season high 10 blocks but not enough to overcome lackluster start.
10/22 - Hinsdale South defeats Addison Trail (25-21, 24-26, 25-22) to win conference championship!
Peyton Wiley set the table with 19 assists and 2 aces. Mimel Bobel and Maddie Duckhorn tied for the team high in kills with 9 each. Abranet Layne (4 kills, 4 blocks, ace) ended the game with a memorable monster block.
Freshman The Hornets hosted tough competitor Joliet Catholic. In a very close 2 set match, the Hornets just fell short in the very exhilarating match. During the last match of the season, the Hornets traveled to Addison Trail. Finishing their season strong, the Hornets were victorious over the Trailblazers. The team gathered 14 aces (including one from Kai), 14 kills, and 22 digs. Way to finish strong, team!
Week of October 14th
Varsity This week the hornets first faced Downers South on Tuesday in their fifth conference matchup. The hornets battled back and forth with the Mustangs but fell in 2 games to their own errors with scores of 19-25, 17-25. Seniors Mia Lombardo and Kailtyn Hurka saw 3 kills and 4 kills for the night. Junior setter Brigid Rudloph had 8 assists and 4 digs during the match.
Thursday the hornets hosted the Trojans of Downers Grove North, the hornets fought hard both games but couldn’t come up with a win falling 23-25, 22-25. Senior libero Sam Pacentine saw 15 digs and 2 assists during the match. Junior rightside/middle Amelia Brennan had 6 kills and 2 solo blocks during the game.
That weekend the hornets traveled to Plainfield North for the Plainfield Fall Harvest tournament. Friday the hornets first faced a competitive Glenbrook South team, starting strong in the first game but falling in the second the hornets had difficulty recovering in the third. The hornets dropped the set 25-12, 15-25, 10-15. Next on Friday, the hornets faced Glenbard North and won 25-21, 25-20 behind strong serving from Aurora Korfist.
On Saturday varsity played Plainfield Central the hosting school, it was a hard-fought game behind strong serving and attacking from both sides. The hornets came up a little short falling to 18-25, 26-24, 8-15. Right after the three-game thriller the hornets faced Plainfield East and fell in 2 23-25, 22-25. In the final match of the day the hornets faced Oswego for the second weekend in a row and came up victorious winning 25-15, 25-22. Cheli Ayala did a great job filling in a libero for Sam Pacentine and Sara Prueter played great defense and serve receive on the weekend. Next week the hornets face JCA for senior night then travel to Addison Trail for their last conference matchup.
Sophomore 10/19 - Hornets surpass 20 win mark, take 3rd at St. Charles North.
Hinsdale South def. Burlington Central 25-12, 25-15 Maddie Duckhorn took control of game 1 with 6 aces. Abranet Layne totaled 4 blocks and 3 aces . Peyton Wileyadded 6 kills and 9 assists.
Hinsdale South ties Batavia 25-22, 23-25 Abranet Layne shined all around with 4 kills, 2 aces, 2 digs, and 4 blocks. Maddie Duckhorn added 6 kills. Peyton Wiley paced the offense with 10 assists.
Hinsdale South suffers loss in semis to Carey Grove 21-25, 19-25 Peyton Wiley had 9 assists and 4 kills while Amelia Hoch added 6 digs. Abranet Layne had another strong net presence with 6 kills and 2 blocks.
Hinsdale South def. Resurrection 25-22, 22-25, 15-13 to finish 3rd Strong games from Erika Radenkovic (5 kills) and Abranet Layne (6 kills, 2 blocks, 3 aces). Caroline Olchawa spread the ball all over the court totaling 18 assists.
Freshman The Hornets endured a tough loss against Downers Grove South Mustangs. During this match, Ellen and Makena had 100% serving percentage. Two days later, the Hornets faced Downers Grove North Trojans. During this match, the Hornets wore red ribbons with "#18" in honor of Beth Dunlap. During this match, Ellen, Makena, Maria, Savannah, and Theo had a service in percentage of 100%. Great job, Hornets! Leading the team in blocks were Kai and Savannah. Awesome job, Hornets! The Hornets participated in the West Chicago Invite and finished in 5th place. The Hornets defeated Rolling Meadows, Morton, and East Aurora. The Hornets fell short against Bolingbrook, and West Chicago. During this invite, the Hornets racked up 43 aces, 68 kills, 7 blocks, and 92 digs. Great job, team!
Week of October 7th
Varsity The hornets had a busy week first hosting Willowbrook on Tuesday for their 4th conference game. The hornets jumped out to an early lead and controlled the match winning 25-22. In the second game strong serves and aggressive plays helped the hornets cruise to a quick victory winning 25-14. Brigid Rudolph and Cheli Alaya both had 2 service aces during the match. Mia Lombardo saw 8 kills on the night, while Sara Prueter had 5 kills during the match. Sam Pacentine led the group with 16 digs.
On Wednesday the hornets faced crosstown rival Hinsdale Central in the annual action-packed Volley for the Cure game. The hornets took a commanding lead in the first game and never looked back winning against the Devils 25-16, 25-14. Mia Lombardo and Kaitlyn Hurka had 6 and 8 kills respectfully on the night. Aurora Korfist saw 8 assists while Brigid Rudolph had 10 assists during the match.
The hornets continued their winning streak on Thursday hosting Lake Park at home beating the lancers 25-21, 25-21. Amelia Brennan saw 2 kills and 1 block during the match while defensively, Cheli Ayala had 1 service ace, 7 digs and passed a 2.8.
On Friday the hornets traveled to Aurora to participate in the very competitive St. Charles East Scholastic Cup. In the first match on Friday the hornets took on a very good offensive Minooka team, the hornets fell in 2 15-25, 19-25. In the next set the hornets took on Normal West, despite taking an early lead in both games the hornets couldn’t finish and fell in two 23-25, 23-25.
Saturday the hornets faced Bloomington in the first match of the day. the hornets started strong but were unable to finish falling to Bloomington 23-25, 17-25. In the next match the hornets faced Oswego winning 25-15, 25-21. In the last match of the tournament the hornets faced the Rosary royals and came up victorious winning 25-15, 25-23. Alayna Chavez saw 12 kills, 8 solo blocks and 3 service aces on the weekend. Danielle Wayman had 4 kills, 2 solo blocks, and 5 blocking assists. The hornets now have an overall record of 13-13 and will play Downers Grove South next week for the next conference matchup.
Sophomore 10/08 - Hornets take down conference rival Willowbrook 25-23, 25-16 Strong net presence from Erika Radenkovic (3 kills, 3 blocks). Big offensive day from Jolie Schultz (5 kills, 5 digs) and Abranet Layne (5 kills, ace, block). Peyton Wiley (8 assists, 4 digs), Caroline Olchawa (7 assists, 3 digs, 2 aces) and Amelia Hoch (6 digs, 3 assists, 3 aces) started the attack.
10/09 -Hornets defeat Red Devils in crosstown match up 24-26, 25-20, 25-21 Maddie Duckhorn catches fire and nets 10 kills while Amelia Hoch led the defense with 10 digs. Strong team serving shines again with a total of 14 aces with at least 1 from every player that steppped to the service line.
10/10 -Hornets stay hot, defeat Lake Park 25-15, 25-16 Maddie Duckhorn continues her hitting barrage with 8 more kills. Peyton Wiley set up the offense with 12 assists. Mimi Bobel led the serving charge with 5 aces. Jolie Schultz added 6 digs in a strong defensive effort.
Freshman This week, the Hornets took on the Willowbrook Warriors. Losing in 2 sets, the Hornets rallied for 18 aces (6 by Savannah), 18 Kills (6 by Keely), and a team total digs of 40! Two days later, the Hornets faced tough competitor Lake Park Lancers. Makena, Sam, and Maria had a serving percentage of 100! Nice job, Hornets!
Week of September 30th
Varsity This week the hornets faced the York Dukes on Monday. The Dukes jumped out to an early lead capitalizing off of hornet errors in game 1. In the end the hornets fell 14-25 in game 1. In the 2nd game the hornets started better but let a long service run by the Dukes stop them short of a victory, they fell 20-25 in game 2. Senior setter Aurora Korfist had 2 service aces, 8 assists and 5 digs on the night. Junior middle Amelia Brennan also saw 3 kills and 1 solo block during the match.
On Tuesday the hornets traveled to Leyden for their 3rd conference game. Strong serving from senior Kaitlyn Hurka gave the hornets the early lead in game 1 and they were able to cruise to a win 25-19. In game 2 the hornets saw success early again and won 25-20. Senior rightside Mia Lombardo had 5 kills off 12 attempts, 1 solo block and 3 digs during the match. Junior setter Brigid Rudolph contributed 2 service aces, 2 assist and 3 digs as well. The hornets are now 3-0 in conference and look to keep playing strong next week with a busy schedule. The hornets will host Willowbrook for the 4th conference game on Tuesday, travel to Hinsdale Central for the annual Volley for the Cure event on Wednesday, host Lake Park on Thursday and then participate in the St Charles East Scholastic cup over the weekend.
Sophomore 9/30 - Hornets fall to York 19-25, 16-25 Erika Radenkovic (3 blocks, 2 kills) and Maddie Duckhorn (5 kills, 1 block) lead the way for South.
10/1 - Hinsdale South takes down Leyden 25-15, 25-8 to move to 3-0 in conference Amazing serving performance tallying 15 aces from Peyton Wiley (5), Amelia Hoch (4), Caroline Olchawa (3), and Abranet Layne (3). Mimi Bobel added 4 kills.
10/05 -Hornets take 3rd at Geneva Invite
Hinsdale South def. Wheaton North 25-16, 25-20 Sophomores Mimi Bobel (2 aces, 4 kills) and Abranet Layne (5 kills, 2 blocks, ace) lead offense.
Hinsdale South def. Geneva 14-25, 26-24, 15-9 Mimi Bobel delivers when team needs her the most compiling 9 kills and 2 aces.
Hinsdale South def. Grant 25-17, 24-26, 17-15 Well balanced attack from setters Peyton Wiley (9 assists, ace) and Caroline Olchawa (8 assists, ace) coneecting with Savannah Morford (5 kills), Mimi Bobel (5 kills, 2 aces), Abranet Layne (4 kills, 2 aces), and Jolie Schultz (4 kills).
Hinsdale South falls to Oswego 22-25, 15-25 Mimi Bobel chips in 4 kills and Peyton wiley adds 3 aces.
Hinsdale South def. Geneva to claim 3rd place 25-15, 25-15 Peyton Wiley (2 aces, 15 assists) goes on a monster service run to take team from down 13-14 to up 24-14. Abranet Layne sets the tone offensively with 8 kills, Maddie Duckhorn and Mimi Bobel add 5 kills each. Outstanding serve receive and defense from freshman libero Amelia Hoch (9 digs, 2 aces)
Freshman The Hornets had a tough match against York Dukes. Losing in a three set match, the Hornets were able to accumulate 9 aces, 14 kills, and 2 blocks. The Hornets then traveled to Leyden for a conference match and lost in a close 3 set match. The Hornets did not go down without a fight, especially from Defensive Specialists Makena & Maria. During that match, the Hornets racked up 18 aces, 18 kills, and 3 blocks. Great efforts, Hornets!
Week of September 23rd
Varsity This was a busy week for the volleyball program. On Tuesday the hornets faced another conference opponent the Morton mustangs. The hornets jumped out to an early lead and cruised to an easy victory 25-11 in game 1. In game 2 the hornets kept the momentum going and won 25-18. Freshman DS Cheli Ayala had 4 aces during the match along with 6 digs. Senior outside/rightside Mia Lombardo saw 5 kills, 1 solo block and had 1 assisted block. The hornets are now 2-0 in conference.
On Wednesday the hornets hosted the Glenbard South Raiders for a non-conference matchup. The hornets started off slow but rallied back to battle with the raiders in game 1, they ultimately fell 22-25 in game 1. During game 2 the hornets took a commanding lead early and had an easy victory 25-12 forcing a third game. In the third game the hornets kept the momentum going and controlled the game finishing off the Raiders 25-19. Senior setter Aurora Korfist had 6 aces during the match, notched 19 assists and 5 digs. Senior outside Kaitlyn Hurka had 2 aces, 17 kills and 10 digs.
On Thursday in the final game of the week the hornets traveled to Montini to take on the mustangs. In a thrilling 1st game the hornets went back and forth with the mustangs but could not finish the game and fell 25-27. In game 2 the hornets struggled to get in rhythm and fell 15-25. Junior outside/rightside Jenna McClelland had 4 kills on the night. Junior middle Amelia Brennan had 2 kills, 1 solo block, 3 digs and 1 ace. Next week the hornets take on York at home and then travel to Leyden for another conference match up.
JV The JV volleyball team brought home some hardware placing 2nd in the Addison Trail JV Round-Robin Invite. We went 4-1 on the day only losing to the eventual tournament champion, Addison Trail. Peyton Wiley and Sorayah Ankney led the servers with six aces a piece, Abby Didio did a great job leading the backrow as libero and Jenna McClelland led the hitters with 13 kills on the day. Each player made great contributions to our successful day. We look forward to our last JV match next Thursday against Lake Park.
Sophomore 9/24 - Hinsdsle South defeats Morton 25-19, 25-17 Huge serving performance by Jolie Schultz (5 aces) and offensive outburst by Peyton Wiley (10 assists, 4 kills, 4 digs) lead the Hornets.
9/25 - Hornets take down Glenbard South 25-8, 25-15 Great all around performances by middle hitter Abranet Layne (2 aces, 2 blocks, 2 digs, 3 kills) and Caroline Olchawa (2 aces, 5 digs, 7 assists).
9/26 -Great serving leads Hinsdale South past Montini 25-6, 25-23 Hornets net 10 aces from Jolie Schultz, Mimi Bobel, Abranet Layne, and Caroline Olchawa. Maddie Duckhorn added 5 kills.
Freshman This week the Hornets visited the Morton Mustangs for their second conference match. In an exhilarating 3 game set, the Hornets fought hard and were victorious. The team accumulalted 15 aces, 21 kills, and 18 digs. Maria had a stellar serving - in percentage of 100%! Way to go, Hornets! Kerrigan led the team with the highest passing percentage of 2.08. Makena was right on her heels with a 2.0 passing average. On 9/25, the Hornets took on Glenbard South at home winning 25-18, 25-14. The Hornets fought hard to defend their hive and racked up 15 aces, 12 kills, and 22 digs. Keely led the team in passing average with a 2.09. On 9/26, the Hornets traveled to Montini. Coming up short, Freshmen A and B joined forces to get 8 aces.
Week of September 16th
Varsity This week the hornets faced a tough tournament at Wheaton Warrenville South while battling through injuries. Wednesday the team faced Plainfield Central in the first match of the day, they came out strong in the beginning winning 25-18 but ultimately could not keep the momentum going and fell in the following two sets 15-25, 14-25. Senior outside Kaitlin Hurka led the team in kills with 10 and also notched 12 digs during the match. Senior rightside Alayna Chavez also saw action with 6 kills, 2 digs and 1 blocking assist. Freshman DS Cheli Ayala contributed 9 digs and passed a 2.8 during the match.
In the second match of the night the hornets faced a tough Libertyville team with a great setter and versatile middles. Libertyville took an early lead but during a game delay due to a broken net the hornets used the pause to swing momentum back their way. The hornets came back from behind to win game one 26-24 but could not keep the energy going and lost in three 14-25, 12-25. Senior libero Sam Pacentine had 13 digs during the match and passed a 2.6 on an injured ankle. Junior outside Jenna McClelland contributed 6 kills and 1 solo block during the match.
On Saturday the hornets were back at it again still dealing with injuries and not back to 100%. Per usual the hornets fought in three games against a competitive Metea Valley team but ultimately fell in three 25-21, 24-26, 20-25. Senior rightside Mia Lombardo saw 7 kills during the match, 2 solo blocks, 1 assisted block and 1 dig. Senior setter Aurora Korfist had 6 assists, 7 digs and 3 aces during the match.
In the second game of the day the hornets took on Wheaton North and came up victorious in two with scores 25-18, 25-19. Junior Middle Amelia Brennan had 4 kills during the match, 1 solo block, and two digs. Senior outside Kaitlin Hurka added 4 kills, 12 digs and 2 aces.
In the last match of the day the hornets faced Harvest Christian and could not pull out a victory falling with scores 23-25, 19-25. Junior setter Brigid Rudolph had 5 assists during the match, 1 kill and 3 digs. Next week the hornets face Morton in their second conference match up, Glenbard South and Montini.
Freshman This past weekend Freshmen A participated in the Batavia Freshmen Invitational.Out of 34 teams, HSGVB-FA finished 16th. Some highlights include: •a total of 42 aces with 15 aces from Savannah, and 10 Aces from Keely •43 kills, with 16 from Keely •4 blocks from Kai •47 team digs, with 10 digs from Kerrigan •Theo led in assists with 31 This week Hornets will take on Morton West, Glenbard South, and Montini. Go Hornets!
Week of September 9th
Varsity This week the hornets had a busy week starting with their home opener on Monday against Waubonsie. The hornets took an early lead and battled back and forth with the warriors in game 1 ultimately falling 25-27 off end of game service errors. In game 2 the warriors took an early lead but the hornets never game up and fought their way back into the game. It wasn’t enough to finish out and the warriors took game 2, 20-25. Outside Kaitlin Hurka lead the hornets with 9 kills off 13 attempts and also added 6 digs and 1 ace. Outside Sara Prueter added 5 kills off 10 attempts with 4 digs.
On Tuesday the hornets hosted the pirates of Proviso East in their first conference matchup. The hornets started slow and gave the pirates an early 4-0 lead off errors but quickly recovered to win game 1, 25-14. In game 2 the hornets kept the momentum rolling and came up quick in victory with a 25-12 win. Rightside Mia Lombardo saw 5 kills off 7 attempts and also gave the hornets 1 solo block. Junior setter Brigid Rudolph notched 9 assists for the night off 10 attempts and also had 2 digs.
On Wednesday the hornets traveled to Metea Valley to take on the Mustangs. Both teams were evenly matched and great defense prevailed in a hornet win with scores 25-20, 24-26 and 27-25. Rightside Amelia Brennan contributed 4 kills off 7 attempts and also added 1 solo block during the match. Senior outside Kaitlin Hurka played outstanding during the match and notched 14 kills, 1 solo block and 12 digs during the victory. Senior libero Sam Pacentine controlled the back court with 16 digs and 1 service ace.
Next week the hornets play Wednesday and Saturday in the Wheaton Classic, which is sure to be great volleyball and competitive teams!
JV The JV volleyball team took 2nd place out of 6 teams at the Aurora Central Catholic JV Tournament over the weekend. We went 3-1 on the day losing to West Aurora in the championship. Defensive Specialist, Cheli Ayala stepped into a new role as an outside hitter for this tournament and recorded 10 kills and added 4 aces. Petyon Wiley and Caroline Olchawa did a great job running the team's offense and Sorayah Ankney took on a right side hitter role and recorded 8 kills on the day. Overall the team played awesome and it was fun to watch! The JV team beat Waubonsie Valley 25-20 and 25-12. Savanah Morford recorded 3 solo blocks and Keely Sullivan led the team in kills. We lost a tough match to Metea Valley 17-25, 15-25 and were missing two of our key players that match.
Sophomore 9/9 - Hornets beat Waubonsie Valley 25-22, 25-18 Maddie Duckhorn shines (6 kills, 2 aces) for the Hornets. Abranet Layne adds 5 kills.
9/10 - South beats Proviso East in conference play 25-9, 25-6 Caroline Olchawa paces the offense with 15 assists. Abranet Layne tallies 7 asists. Big serving performances by Jenny Pantoni and Maddie Duckhorn (4 aces each).
9/11 - Hornets fall to Mattea Valley 26-28, 22-25 Big game from Caroline Olchawa (11 assists, 2 kills, 4 aces).
9/14 - Hornets take 4th at Oak Forest Invite. Caroline Olchawa tallies 43 assists, 8 aces, 10 kills. Middle hitter Abranet Layne ( 7 blocks, 13 kills) and OH/RS Maddie Duckhorn (19 kills) lead the offense. Amelia Hoch added 6 aces and 16 digs.
Freshman This week the Hornets took on Proviso East in their first conference match. They won 25-22; 25-13. Keely contribued 15 aces of the team's 25 total aces for the match. Sam led the team in kills 7. Way to go, Hornets! On September 11th, the Hornets traveled to Metea Valley High School. While we lost 16-25, 19-25, the Hornets managed to get 6 aces, 4 kills. On Sept. 14, the Hornets traveled to St. Charles North for the SCN Invite. While we went 1-3, the Hornets didn't go down without a fight. The team acculumated 26 aces, 41 kills, and 41 digs. Win or lose, these Hornets are learning a lot with every opportunity they get.
Week of September 2nd
Varsity This week varsity worked hard in practice preparing for our upcoming matches and first home matches. In the first player of the week for the 2019 season, setter Aurora Korfist represented varsity for her efforts in the Plainfield North Tournament. Without practicing the new lineup that we used in the tournament, she set from the front row and racked up many offensive points and blocks. We are excited to see if our hard work pays off next week when we take on Waubonsie at home on Monday, Proviso at home on Tuesday and Metea on the road on Wednesday.
JV The JV volleyball team started their season at the Lyons Township quad. We went 2-1 beating Hinsdale Central 25-18, 25-15 and beating Downers Grove South 25-26, 25-15. Abranet Layne and Mimi Bobel led the offense with seven and 12 kills respectively. Junior Sorayah Ankney had six service aces and played solid defense all night. Overall, the JV team played very well for their first competition and we are excited for the remainder of the season!
Freshman This weekend both Freshmen A and B attended the Homewood-Flossmoor Invite as one team. We had a serving percentage of 93%. Kerrigan lead the team in aces with 10, followed by 8 aces from Theo, and 5 from Maria. Samantha led racked up 12 kills, followed by 8 kills from Kerrigan. Amy lead the team in passing with an average of 2.25. Kai and Evelyn both had 5 blocks. Great job, Hornets!
Week of August 26th
Varsity This week varsity began their schedule at a very talented Plainfield North tournament. On Friday the hornets kicked off the season against Lincoln Way East. First game nerves got the best of them and they fell 25-10. However, they quickly rebounded winning game two 25-20. In the third game they could not keep up the momentum and fell 6-15. Sara Pruter lead the team in kills with 6 kills on 13 attempts, she also racked up 1 dig during the match.
In the second game of the night the hornets faced Bloomington Central Catholic and won 25-13, 25-20. During the match Sam Pacentine led the group with 6 digs and 3 service aces. With a 1-1 finish on Friday the hornets moved into the bronze bracket on Saturday and faced three more very competitive teams.
In the first match of the day the team faced Grays Lake North and cruised easily to victory 25-17, 25-18. Kaitlin Hurka racked up an impressive 8 kills and 6 digs during the match.
In the second match of the day the hornets faced Lake Central (Indiana), it was a competitive match and the hornets fell in three games 25-22, 19-25, 18-25. Aurora Korfist had 9 assists during the match and also contributed with a few timely blocks.
In the last match of the day the hornets faced Providence Catholic and fell in three close games with scores 25-18, 24-26, and 17-25. The hornets did well on serve receive and ultimately fell in game three to unforced errors. Danielle Wayman notched 6 kills and 3 solo blocks during the match. The hornets finished 4th in the Bronze division and currently have a record of 2-3.
Next week varsity has a training week and cant wait to play their first home match 9/9/19!
Sophomore Hornets show grit, go 3-1-1, take 5th place at St. Charles East tournament.
Glenbard West, T 8-25, 26-24 Geneva, W 25-18, 25-18 Glenbard South, W 25-12, 25-17 York, L 15-25, 20-25 Sycamore, W 25-16, 25-18
The offense was set up by setters Peyton Wiley (29 asissts) and Caroline Olchawa (25 assists). Big offensive day from middle hitter Abranet Layne (22 kills). Excellent serving from libero Amelia Hoch (7 aces). Great team effort in the first action of the season. Freshman This weekend Freshmen A started their season against Lincoln Way Central, St. Viator, and Glenbard West. While the team finished with 3 wins and 3 losses, there are many notable highlights including: service aces by Theodota "Theo" Georgiadis, Samantha Mettel, and Kerrigan Long; solo blocks by Kai Campbell. Freshmen B did a wonderful job working the invite and supporting their fellow Hornets. Next tournament: Saturday, September 7 at Homewood Flossmoor High School. Go Hornets!!
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