Led by Kane County Chronicle Girls Volleyball Player of the Year Anna Loberg, here is the All-Area team.
Samantha Abruzzo, Kaneland, senior, libero: The Purdue University Northwest commit had nine aces, a 96% serving percentage and 110 digs in 16 matches for the Knights, who won the Interstate Eight Conference.
Maddie Buckley, Kaneland, junior, outside hitter: Buckley had 15 aces, an 82% serving percentage, 135 kills, 66 digs and 16 blocks in 16 matches.
Devynn Day, Geneva, senior, outside hitter: Day dazzled for the Vikings with 135 kills, 105 digs, 12 aces and 11 blocks.
Rylie Hahn, Burlington Central, junior, outside hitter: Hahn had 113 kills, 65 digs, five blocks and five aces for the Rockets.
Anna Loberg, Geneva, senior, setter: The Kane County Chronicle Player of the Year, Loberg also was named the DuKane Conference Player of the Year after starring for the conference champion Vikings. Loberg, a South Alabama commit, had 307 assists, 72 digs, 44 kills and 20 aces.
Katlyn Sipes, St. Francis, senior, libero: Will play collegiately at Seattle University. Sipes had 193 digs, 21 aces and 25 assists.
Ally Warburton, St. Charles North, senior, middle: Warburton starred for the North Stars with123 kills, 108 digs and 22 aces.
Honorable mention: Kayla Daros (St. Charles East, sr.); Madi Danielson (Geneva, jr.); Leah Davine (Geneva, sr.); Cailey Johns (St. Charles North, sr.); Zoe Kramer (Batavia, sr.); Addison Nava (Burlington Central, jr.); Meghan O’Sullivan (Kaneland, jr.); Amanda Otten (Batavia, so.); Nina Scoliere (St. Charles East, sr.); Anita Prybell (St. Charles East, sr.); Jordan Weber (Kaneland, sr.).
Jake is a full-time sports reporter writing primarily for the Kane County Chronicle covering preps. His collective work is featured across several Shaw markets and platforms, including Friday Night Drive and Bears Insider. Jake began full-time in 2017.