Area roundup: Sept. 4


Burlington Central 3, Rockford Christian 1: Stefan Jochum lifted the Rockets (3-0-2) with two goal while Jack Schramme chipped in a goal and an assist.

Dundee-Crown 5, Sycamore 0: Willie Campos was a one-man show for the Chargers (4-2), finishing with two goals and an assist.


Harvest Christian d. IMSA 25-6, 25-12: Mikayla Robinson powered the Lions (3-4, 1-0 Northeastern Athletic) to the win with six kills and three blocks. Ellie Burzlaff added five kills, seven aces and two digs. Jade Martinez led the passing attack with 15 assists and served two aces.

St. Charles North d. Naperville Central 25-14, 25-17: Jaclyn Taylor finished with a team-leading nine kills for the North Stars.

St. Edward d. Aurora Central 25-15, 25-16: The Green Wave can thank Dominique Washington (eight kills) and Cecile Rapp (4 kills) for the victory.

Streamwood d. East Aurora 25-12, 25-15: Jenejha Williams and Paula Koszyk finished with four kills and Lauren Schiferl tallied three kills for the Sabres (1-2).

Westminster Christian d. Cornerstone 25-14, 25-5: Savannah Dutcher had a well-balanced six-kill, two-dig performance for the Warriors (1-2). Emma Kovachevich added two kills, five aces, and four assists while Emily Lamp chipped in two kills and six assists.


St. Charles North 162, Elgin 213: Hank Zimmer earned medalist honors for the victorious North Stars with a 38.

St. Edward 166, Aurora Central 180: Michael Mattas shot a 36 and earned the medal for the Green Wave.


Naperville North 169, Naperville Central 178: Lauren May finished with the top score of 40 for the Huskies.

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