Despite two matches remaining on the conference schedule, the La Salle-Peru volleyball team locked up the outright Northern Illinois Big 12 Conference West Division championship Monday.
The Lady Cavaliers rolled to a 25-9, 25-14 victory at Dixon to improve to 8-0 in the conference. Every other team has at least three NIB 12 West losses.
Sophomore hitter Taylor Gibson led the Lady Cavs in kills (nine), points (15) and aces (four). Katie Olson had 19 assists, nine points, four digs and a pair of aces, while Abby Turczyn added seven digs along with eight points.
Putnam County def. Serena 25-21, 25-18
Senior hitter Taylor Erjasvek had team highs of seven kills and three blocks Monday as the Lady Panthers earned a non-conference victory on the road.
Lauren Colby had 10 digs, four kills, three points and a block for PC (24-4-1), while Paige Griffith added 11 assists, nine digs, five points and an ace.
Midland def. LaMoille-Ohio 25-14, 25-21
Alyssa Martin had seven kills, three digs and a block Monday as the Lady Lions dropped a non-conference match in Varna.