25-25 Lake Zurich
23-19 Niles West JV
Henthorn serves up win in tourney finale
Claire Henthorn recorded 5 ace serves and enabled the Evanston volleyball team to finish off their Niles West Invitational appearance on a winning note Saturday with a 25-23, 25-19 trimming of the Niles West JV squad. The Wildkits finished in 11th place in the 16-team field, posting a 2-3 tournament record.
ETHS dropped its first match Saturday in the Bronze bracket after placing 3rd in pool play. Lake Zurich topped the Wildkits by a 25-22, 25-16 margin.
Henthorn, a junior, came off the bench to deliver 4 straight aces in the second set against the Niles West JV entry. Evanston only led 16-13 before Henthorn supplied the heroics to help end a 3-match losing skid.