Lions’ team of Megan Hickey and Stefan Vasci exceeds its 9-16 seeding by placing fourth at state meet.
Roadrunners junior Connor O’Neill had played midfield, but saw that his team needed to fill some holes on defense.
Trinity sophomore Carly Uhlir’s mother and two aunts played volleyball with the Blazers.
Senior middle hitter Meg Valenti decided to get serious about volleyball her sophomore year and has developed into a stellar blocker and attacker.
Red Devils sophomore Bella Lorenzini knocked off the defending state champ, before falling in the championship match.
The Mustangs came out firing and scored three first-half goals en route to a 5-2 victory over the Huskies.
Seven years ago, Hinsdale Central’s Bryan Loebig watched his brother, Jason Loebig, blast home the only goal in a sectional championship win over the Lions on their home field.
Stevenson knew it had a good No. 2 doubles team in Vinaya Rao and Katherine Harvey, but the Patriots weren’t sure how great the duo could be until Saturday.
OPRF likes to run a fast-paced offense, so huddling or calling the quarterback over to the sideline isn’t an option. Instead, the plays are relayed from head coach John Hoerster through three signalers.