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R-B volleyball team extends BNC East win streak to 32

RICHMOND – The Richmond-Burton girls volleyball team finished its Big Northern Conference East Division schedule with a perfect record for the third consecutive season Thursday with a 25-14, 25-8 win over Marengo.

The Rockets (31-4 overall, 12-0 BNC East) are 32-0 in the division over the past three seasons.

Kim Russell led R-B with nine kills, Ali Frantti added seven kills and six digs and Kara Russell collected 20 assists.

As the top seed of the IHSA Class 2A Harvard Regional, the Rockets face the winner of fourth-seeded Johnsburg and fifth-seeded Harvard on Tuesday.

The Indians are seeded third in the Woodstock Regional, facing second-seeded Marian Central on Tuesday.

CL Central 2, Hampshire 0: At Crystal Lake, the Tigers, who clinched their fourth straight Fox Valley Conference Fox Division title Tuesday, wrapped up a perfect division slate with a 25-9, 25-12 win over Hampshire (9-14, 6-5).

Natalie Ricca had 18 assists to lead the Tigers (26-9, 12-0) with Maddy Cysewski and Susan Jeziorowski each adding six kills.

Grayslake North 2, Woodstock North 0: At Grayslake, Becca Molve had four kills and Sam Abbate added three kills and two digs for the Thunder (8-24, 1-11) in their 25-15, 25-15 FVC Fox loss.

Johnsburg 2, Woodstock 0: At Johnsburg, the Skyhawks (20-9, 10-2) won the FVC Fox match, 25-7, 25-8, to finish second in the division.

Danielle Pautrat had eight digs for Woodstock (5-25, 2-10).

Huntley 2, McHenry 0: At McHenry, Emily Westermeyer had six kills and 10 digs, and Rachael Kisten added nine digs for the Red Raiders (14-14, 5-5) in their 25-16, 25-23 FVC Valley Division win.

Brittany Avonts had six kills for the Warriors (11-23, 1-11), with Zoe Lindsey adding 10 assists.

• Andrew Hansen contributed to this report.


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