|Varsity Boys' Volleyball|
The Scouts beat Lake Zurich in three close games (25-22, 21-25, 25-23) Wednesday for Senior Night. The Scouts led a well-balanced offense the entire match. Seniors Jeff Habjan, Sam Watson, Jeff Zillner and Andrei Murphy led the team to a great win heading into playoffs. The Scouts will play Vernon Hills next week in a preview of the playoffs.
The Scouts will play the first round of Regionals at Vernon Hills, Monday May 20, at 5:30 PM.
Lake Forest was defeated by Evanston Monday night 21-25, 18-25. Middles Sam Danneker and Jack Duffy both had 5 kills in the match. Opposite Sam Watson had 4 kills and 4 blocks to keep the match close in the first game. Jeff Habjan had 13 assists. The Scouts play Zion-Benton on Wednesday.
The Scouts finished 11th overall in the Lake County tournament. On Friday night they lost close matches to top-ranked Deerfield (22-25, 18-25) and Warren (17-25, 23-25) with a late 8-point run to almost win the game. The Scouts beat Libertyville (25-10, 25-19). On Saturday the Scouts came back to push Lakes to three games (16-25, 25-19, 18-25). The Scouts ended the day by defeating Zion-Benton (25-23, 25-18). Six different players had 7 or more kills throughout the tournament.