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High school volleyball insider: Crystal Lake Central's Camryn Hausler athlete of the week; matches to watch

Sarah Nader - snader@shawmedia.com
Crystal Lake Central's Camryn Hausler celebrates a point during Thursday's match against McHenry at Crystal Lake Central High School Oct. 5. Central won, 25-20, 25-22.
Sarah Nader - snader@shawmedia.com Crystal Lake Central's Camryn Hausler celebrates a point during Thursday's match against McHenry at Crystal Lake Central High School Oct. 5. Central won, 25-20, 25-22.

Athlete of the Week

Camryn Hausler, Crystal Lake Central, so., OH

Hausler helped put the finishing touches on Central's Fox Valley Conference championship, recording seven kills, six blocks and one ace in a 26-24, 25-19 victory against Prairie Ridge.

The Tigers finished 15-1 in the FVC, with their only loss to Huntley, last year's FVC winner.

This week's top matches

Class 4A McHenry Regional

Tuesday (regional semifinals) and Thursday (final)

Prairie Ridge (No. 3) and McHenry (No. 5) are the favorites to meet in Thursday's final. The Warriors (22-9) haven't won a regional title since 1997.

Class 4A Hampshire Regional

Tuesday (regional semifinals) and Thursday (final)

Huntley (No. 1) and Harlem (No. 4) are the top seeds in the regional, which also includes Hampshire (No. 6), Dundee-Crown (No. 7) and Jacobs (No. 8).

Class 3A Woodstock Regional

Tuesday (regional semifinals) and Thursday (final)

This regional is loaded with local teams, but top-seeded Antioch is the favorite. Richmond-Burton (No. 4) and Marengo (No. 5), which opens against Harvard, are likely to face off in the semifinals.

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