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Top 3 Volleyball teams


1. Waubonsie Valley – Lewis recruit Michael Simmons is healthy and hoping to lead the Warriors to a school record for victories and perhaps their first sectional title.

2. Metea Valley – The Mustangs have increased their win total every year of their existence and return four starters from last year’s 29-8 team that advanced to the regional final for the first time.

3. West Aurora – The Blackhawks are a year away from contending but should make huge strides with a roster of promising young talent that includes six sophomores and 6-6 freshman Thomas Kovanic.

Top Individuals (in alphabetical order)

Connor Douville, Waubonsie Valley, 6-5 MB, Sr.; Adam Fitzgerald, West Aurora, 5-10 S, So.; Enrique Lopez, Metea Valley, 6-1 MH, Sr.; Ryan Luckinbill, Metea Valley, 6-2 OH, Sr.; Zach Maroney, Oswego East, 6-1 OH, Sr.; Kyle Petesch, IMSA, 6-1 OH, Sr.; Brandon Navigato, Geneva, 5-11 L, Sr.; Christopher Parrilli, Geneva, 6-1 OH, Sr.; Justin Reynolds, West Aurora, 6-4 OH, So.; Michael Simmons, Waubonsie Valley, 6-4 OH, Sr.

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