Wednesday, August 28, 2013

St. Charles North Stars Varsity Season Opener

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Prep roundup: St. Charles North girls volleyball wins opener in 3

ELMHURST – The St. Charles North girls volleyball team won a dramatic, season-opening contest Tuesday at York, 27-29, 25-13, 27-25.
North coach Lindsey Hawkins credited strong serving from libero Alex Seavey (11 digs) among a host of factors in North pulling out the close win.
“They could have chosen to freak out and play less aggressive [when it was close at the end] but they chose to stay aggressive and they pulled it out, so I was really proud of them,” Hawkins said.
Taylor Krage (nine kills), Claire Anderson (six kills, four blocks), Emily Carroll (six blocks, three aces) and Taryn Dal Degan (13 assists) were among the North Stars’ main contributors.

St. Charles North d. York: The North Stars defeated York Tuesday in a tight 3-game match, 27-29, 25-13, 27-25.
Alex Seavey, the North Stars' senior libero, led her team in the third set out of a 5-point hole with some aggressive serving. She finished the match with 11 digs.
Taylor Krage and Daley Krage hit well on the outside, Taylor with 9 kills and Daley 5.
According to North Stars coach Lindsey Hawkins, Claire Anderson put up a solid block on the right side and shut down some of York's outside hitters, tallying 4 blocks and 6 kills. Junior Emily Carroll had 3 aces and 6 blocks, while the other middle, senior Sophia DuVall, totaled 2 kills and 4 blocks. Sydney Wohlert tallied 10 assists, while Taryn DalDegan had 13 assists.
The North Stars play Bartlett Thursday.

The Daily Herald 
Article updated: 8/27/2013 11:21 AM

Girls volleyball / Top 20 Ilinois

Girls volleyball  Team / Comment
1. St. Francis (37-5) Haggerty sisters make Spartans favorite for 10th state title
2. Benet (39-2) Redwings reload for 3-peta behind middles Pavich, Fara
3. Libertyville (34-8) Basler, Prentiss return for state semifinalist
4. Waubonsie Valley (20-17) Minarick sets the table for Warriors
5. Glenbard West (37-3) Can DeMaar and Co. come close to matching last year?
6. Stevenson (34-4) Hard-hitting Donaldson returns for Patriots
7. Geneva (29-10) No shortage of size, depth
8. Lake Zurich (24-13) Setter Kristen Walding returns for Bears
9. St. Charles East (25-13) First new setter since '08
10. Naperville North (27-10) Team to beat in DVC — and maybe more
11. Larkin (19-17) Finished second in 40-team summer league
12. Barrington (22-15) Waliczek commits to Mercer
13. Hersey (32-6) Huskies return strong hitters
14. Crystal Lake S. (27-10) Middle Nicole Slimko back to defend shared title
15. St. Charles N. (24-14) Many summer accolades for Stars
16. Huntley (17-20) Won the Great Lakes Challenge this summer
17. Buffalo Grove (17-19) Looks to contend for MSL East
18. Schaumburg (18-16) Lewis an Illinois-Springfield recruit
19. Burlington Central (25-11) Career digs leader Allie O'Reilly returns for Rockets
20. IC Catholic (26-10) Martino-led Knights could go far in 2A

Emily Carroll # 14  Middle Blocker
Baseline kill 1:10
Service run 4:00
Easy win over Addison Trail

 No. 7 St. Charles North improved to 8-0 with a 25-15, 25-9 win Tuesday against visiting Addison Trail. Taylor Krage had seven kills and three blocks, Claire Anderson added five kills and Emily Carroll had two kills and four blocks. Sydney Wohlert had eight assists, Taryn Dal Degan had seven assists and Alex Seavey had five digs.

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