GIRLS VOLLEYBALL | SECTIONAL PREVIEW

Scouting the IHSAA girls volleyball sectional matches

2011-10-17T22:00:00Z 2011-10-28T02:10:04Z Scouting the IHSAA girls volleyball sectional matches nwitimes.com
October 17, 2011 10:00 pm

Class 4A

Lowell Sectional

Today

Match 1 - E.C. Central vs. Lake Central, 6 p.m.

Thursday

Match 2 - Morton vs. Highland, 6 p.m.

Match 3 - Munster vs. West Side, 8 p.m.

Saturday

Lowell vs. Winner of Match 1, 11 a.m.

Winner of Match 2 vs. Winner of Match 3, 1 p.m.

Championship, 7 p.m.

Advancement: Winner hosts the winner of the LaPorte Sectional in the regional on Oct. 25.

Favorite: Munster. Darkhorse: Lake Central.

Players to watch: E.C. CENTRAL: DeAuntra Pryor, Sr., OH; Amy Aguillera, Sr., S. LAKE CENTRAL: Sarah Anderson, Sr., S; Lauren Marsee, Sr., OH; Nikki Adams, Sr., RS. MORTON: Lindsay Welch, Sr., MH; Nessi Srour, Fr., S. HIGHLAND: Morgan Lenhart, So., OH; Allison Jorsch, So., MH. MUNSTER: Lauren Macadlo, Sr., OH; Shannon Farrell, So., OH; Morgan Switalla, So., S. LOWELL: Anna Sacco, Sr., MH; Sarah Jonas, Sr., S; Jessica Sharkey, Sr., OH.

Fast facts: Munster's 13 sectional titles lead the field, including the last three seasons. ... Lake Central was the last team other than the Mustangs to emerge from Sectional 1, with a win in 2007. ... Lake Central and Morton each have 11 sectional titles. The Govs last won a 4A championship in 1998.

 

LaPorte Sectional

Tuesday

Match 1 - Valparaiso vs. Crown Point, 6 p.m.

Match 2 - Merrillville vs. Chesterton, 7:30 p.m.

Thursday

Match 3 - Portage vs. Michigan City, 6 p.m.

Match 4 - LaPorte vs. Hobart, 7:30 p.m.

Saturday

Winner of Match 1 vs. Winner of Match 2, 11 a.m.

Winner of Match 3 vs. Winner of Match 4, 12:30 p.m.

Championship, 7 p.m.

Advancement: Winner plays at the winner of the Lowell Sectional in the regional on Oct. 25.

Favorite: Valparaiso. Darkhorse: LaPorte,

Players to watch: VALPARAISO -- Kate Workman, Sr., L.; Tarrah Lasky, Jr., S.; Carrie Clark, Sr., OH; Sara Clark, Sr., MH. CROWN POINT -- Courtney Kvachkoff, Sr., MH; Melanie Zdanowicz, Sr., OH; Natasha Van Gilder, Sr., MH. CHESTERTON -- Kate Nowak, Sr., S; Lydia Gill, Sr., OH; Katie Urycki, Jr., OH; Korelle Melcarek, Sr., DS. MERRILLVILLE -- Megan Dicken, Sr., MH; LaQuana Carpenter, Sr., L; Mandy Banaschak, Sr., S. PORTAGE -- Kacie McGuire, Sr., S.; Mariah Wright, So., MH. MICHIGAN CITY -- Sarah Puckett, Jr., OH; Megan Daurer, Sr., OH; Brooke Westphal, Fr., OH. LAPORTE -- Erica Lang, Sr., L; Sierra Conklin, Jr., MH; Amanda Brinkman, Jr., OH. HOBART -- Gracie Roach, So., OH; Morgan Flaharty, So., OH; Caylie Pruitt, So., MH; Geena Lammertin, So. S.

Fast facts: The Vikings won the DAC title outright this season, beat defending sectional champion LaPorte twice, but has not won a sectional championship since 2005. ... Merrillville, with 18, has more sectional championships than any other team in this field. The last came in 2002.

 

Class 3A

Clark Sectional

Today

Match 1 - Gavit vs. Roosevelt, 5:30 p.m.

Match 2 - Hammond vs. Clark, 7 p.m.

Thursday

Winner of Match 1 vs. Winner of Match 2, 5:30 p.m.

Lew Wallace vs. Griffith, 7 p.m.

Saturday

Championship, noon

Advancement: Winner host the winner of the Rensselaer Sectional in the regional on Oct. 25.

Favorite: Griffith. Darkhorse: Gavit.

Players to watch: GAVIT: Crystal Gilbert, Jr., S; Hattie Andrews, Jr., MH; Vanessa Burney, Jr., MH. HAMMOND: Precious Perkins, So., MH; Dezier Jordan, Sr., S. CLARK: Katie Kruszynski, Sr., OH; Tori Lunsford, Sr., MH. GRIFFITH: Kelsey Bonewits, Sr., MH; Megan Tuttle, Sr., S.

Fast facts: A Hammond team has won this sectional each of the last four years. Prior to the 2007 realignment, the last team to emerge from Sectional 17 was Griffith. ... Gavit (9) and Clark (5) have more total sectional titles than Griffith (3).

Rensselaer Sectional

Thursday

Match 1 - Hanover Central vs. Knox, 6 p.m.

Match 2 - Kankakee Valley vs. Calumet, 7:30 p.m.

Saturday

Winner of Match 1 vs. Winner of Match 2, 11 a.m.

Rensselaer vs. Andrean, 12:30 p.m.

Championship, 7 p.m.

Advancement: Winner plays at the winner of the Rensselaer Sectional in the regional on Oct. 25.

Favorite: Andrean. Darkhorse: Knox.

Players to watch: HANOVER CENTRAL: Suzannah Zackman, Fr., S/OH. KANKAKEE VALLEY: Gabby Martin, So., OH; Hailey Ruesken, Sr., MH; Lauren Stokes, So., S. CALUMET: Amber Redd, Sr., S. RENSSELAER: Jeana Webb, Sr., S. ANDREAN: Ana Nicksic, Sr., S; Taylor Mullen, Sr., OH; Lauren Stazinski, So., MH.

Fast facts: Andrean's last sectional title was in 2008. Knox has advanced from this sectional each of the previous two seasons. ... The 59ers' 14 sectional titles are most of any team in this sectional. ... Kankakee Valley (13) last won the championship in 2004.

 

Class 2A

Lake Station Sectional

Thursday

Match 1 - Wheeler vs. Bishop Noll, 6 p.m.

Match 2 - River Forest vs. Lake Station, 7:30 p.m.

Saturday

Winner of Match 1 vs. Winner of Match 2, 11 a.m.

Bowman Academy vs. Whiting, 12:30 p.m.

Championship, 4:30 p.m.

Advancement: Winner hosts the winner of the Hebron Sectional in the regional on Oct. 25.

Favorite: Whiting. Darkhorse: Wheeler.

Players to watch: WHEELER: Shannon Doyle, Jr., OH; Natalie Roe, Jr., S; Haley Plothow, Jr., OH. BISHOP NOLL: Carissa Jones, So., OH; Ashley Haltek, Sr., OH; Stephanie Rarick, Sr., S. RIVER FOREST: Desi Swartz, Sr., S. LAKE STATION: Kelsey Lemley, Sr., OH/DS. BOWMAN ACADEMY: Diamond Delk, Sr., MH. WHITING: Kaylyn Anderson, So., OH; Isabelle Sandoval, MH, Sr.

Fast facts: Since 2000, Wheeler has won eight sectional titles. The only missing years are 2000, '01 and '07. ... Whiting is in its first year in Class 2A play. The Oilers have one sectional title, won in 2007. ... Bowman Academy is also in its first year in Class 2A play. The Eagles have never won a sectional title.

Hebron Sectional

Thursday

Match 1 - Boone Grove vs. Winamac, 5 p.m.

Match 2 - Hebron vs. North Judson, 6:30 p.m.

Saturday

Winner of Match 1 vs. Winner of Match 2, 11 a.m.

Rochester vs. North Newton, 12:30 p.m.

Championship, 4 p.m.

Advancement: Winner plays at the winner of the Lake Station Sectional in the regional on Oct. 25.

Favorite: Winamac. Darkhorse: North Judson.

Players to watch: BOONE GROVE -- Kayla Mastey, Sr., S. HEBRON -- Ashlyn Wheeler Sr., S; Hayley Marshall, Sr., MH; Lauren Alsop, Sr., OH; Brittany Long, Sr., OH. NORTH NEWTON -- Abby Wedding, Sr., MH/DS; Morgan Lang, Jr., OH/S.

Fast facts: The host Hawks have won 11 sectional titles in school history, but are looking for their first title since 2000.

Class A

Kouts Sectional

Thursday

Match 1 - LaCrosse vs. 21st Century Charter, 5:30 p.m.

Match 2 - Washington Township vs. Covenant Christian, 7 p.m.

Saturday

Winner of Match 1 vs. Winner of Match 2, 11 a.m.

Kouts vs. Morgan Township, 12:45 p.m.

Championship, 4 p.m.

Advancement: Winner host the winner of the Pionner Sectional in the regional on Oct. 25.

Favorite: Washington Township. Darkhorse: Kouts.

Players to watch: WASHINGTON TWP. -- Vicki Flanders, Sr., OH; Lauren Chambers Sr., MH; Raegen Werner, Sr., S. KOUTS -- Sarah Clemens, Sr., MH/S; Brianne Fankhouser, Sr., OH; Jenna Jessen, Sr., OH. MORGAN TWP. -- Sammy Meschede, Sr., MH; Kaley Louder, Jr., S; Claire Sands, Sr., OH.

Fast facts: The Senators have won the sectional championship in each of the last three years. ... Washington Township is ranked fifth in the state in Class A.

Culver Community Sectional

Wednesday

Match 1 - Triton vs. Marquette, 6 p.m.

Thursday

Match 2 - Westville vs. Argos, 5 p.m.

Match 3 - Oregon-Davis vs. South Central, 6:30 p.m.

Saturday

Culver Community vs. Winner of Match 1, 10 a.m.

Winner of Match 2 vs. Winner of Match 3, 11:30 a.m.

Championship, 6 p.m.

Advancement: Winner host the winner of the Fort Wayne Canterbury Sectional in the regional on Oct. 25.

Favorite: Marquette Darkhorse: South Central

Players to watch: SOUTH CENTRAL -- Cali Young, Sr, MH; Briana Satoski, So., OH; Cassie Hunsley, Jr., L.

Fast facts: Defending champ South Central won its first Class A sectional title last season and its third ever. The Satellites previous title had been in 1991.

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