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Prep roundup: Hiawatha girls volleyball wins second match of season

Hiawatha volleyball got its second win of the season with a a three-game win over Mooseheart.

Dawn Failla led the Hawks with seven kills and four aces while Lexi Leffleman had four digs. Courtney Bolin recorded one block for Hiawatha (2-13).

“The girls played pretty well tonight,” Hiawatha assistant coach Jenna Araujo said. “Dawn stepped up and became an excellent leader on the court. Lexi had excellent communication tonight.” 

Indian Creek falls: Indian Creek lost to Crossroads Christian, 25-13, 25-11, in a nonconference matchup.

Emma Goodrich recorded three digs and two kills, Bailey Martenson had seven digs and Hannah Mathews chipped in with four assists and three service points.

The Timberwolves (5-8) host Hinckley-Big Rock today.


T’wolves hold off Paw Paw: Indian Creek got out to a four-goal lead and held off Paw Paw for a 4-3 win at home.

Tim Sommerfeld scored two goals while Ben Roberts and Trevor Guerra each had one. Austin Sommerfeld, Gavin Eberly and Guerra each had assists.

“We played really well throughout the game and it looked like it was going to be a blowout early in the second half after we went up 4-0,” Indian Creek coach Eric Schrader said. “Paw Paw picked up the intensity and took advantage of the few opportunities they had. It was nice to finally win our first game at home.”

Indian Creek (3-10-1, 2-4 Little Ten) plays at Sandwich today.

H-BR defeats Earlville-Leland: Hinckley-Big Rock defeated Earlville-Leland, 4-1, with all four goals coming in the first half. Connor Nelson, Adam Joyner, Jack Bullard and Tom Sanders each scored unassisted goals for the Royals (12-3-1), who host Princeton today.

Somonauk downs Hiawatha: Somonauk shut out Hiawatha, 7-0, getting a hat trick from Josh Schmitt.

G-K ties: Genoa-Kingston tied Harvard, 0-0, in a Big Northern Conference matchup.

“It was a pretty even game with each team having their moments, but nobody could get one in the goal,” G-K coach Randy Tate said. “We had several opportunities, but just didn’t finish them.”


Sycamore wins: Sycamore defeated Sterling on the road, 3-2, in a Northern Illinois Big 12 East crossover match.

Angelina Ye won, 6-0, 6-0, at No. 1 singles while Kathryn Sullivan won, 6-4, 6-2, at No. 2 singles. Jackie Cole and Alexa Farris combined for a win at No. 1 doubles for Sycamore (8-5).

“I was happy with our singles play especially Kathryn, the way she’s come along lately,” Sycamore coach Dave Hillmer said.

DeKalb falls: DeKalb lost to Harlem, 4-1, in a nonconference match.


T’wolves defeat Somonauk: Indian Creek defeated Somonauk, 226-260, at Edgebrook. Delaney Bend and Samantha Bergstrand each shot 54 for the Timberwolves (6-4).

“We’ve got a busy week coming up,” Indian Creek coach Keith Haag said. “We’ve got three more meets this week and we hope to finish out well.”

Harvard edges G-K: Genoa-Kingston fell to Harvard, 234-242, in a Big Northern Conference East dual meet at the Oak Club of Genoa. Andrea Strohmaier led the Cogs with a 50.


Indian Creek downs Somonauk: Indian Creek edged Somonauk, 179-182, at Edgebrook in Sandwich.

Drew Headley led the Timberwolves with a 42 while David Boehne shot a 43 for Indian Creek (11-5).

G-K tops Harvard: Genoa-Kingston defeated Harvard, 178-197 at the Oak Club. Tommy Lucca was the meet medalist at 41 while Nick Adamczyk shot 44 and Jake Langford recorded a 43.

The Cogs are 9-8 overall and 6-7 in the Big Northern Conference East.

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