Alena Sidwell delivered by lofting a ball inside the far post in the 43rd minute as the No. 7 Mustangs stunned No. 6 Plainfield North 1-0 in a Class 3A Naperville North Sectional semifinal Wednesday at Metea Valley in Aurora.
Robert Smith meted out 27 assists, rarely having to move more than a few feet from the net, as St. Francis’s flawless passing keyed a quick 25-16, 25-14 victory over Glenbard East in the championship game of the Metea Valley Regional.
Greg Churney and Jeff Jendryk each had nine kills and Robert Smith added 21 assists as St. Francis turned back Hinsdale Central 25-21, 25-18, and 6-2 junior middle Adam Eboli set the tone for Glenbard East with five kills and five blocks in the Rams’ 25-17, 25-19 win over Metea Valley.