With records through Monday and previous rankings in parentheses.
1. Marist 6-0 (1)
After monster first game, RedHawks barely slip past Lincoln-Way East to win tourney.
2. Lincoln-Way East 6-1 (2)
Tyler Walenga puts down 15 kills in win over defending state champion Glenbard West.
3. Brother Rice 5-1 (3)
Brendan McCarthy and Michael Bos are bosses in the middle for Crusaders.
4. Lincoln-Way West 6-1 (4)
Connor Studer tallies 18 kills over Stevenson as Warriors win Joliet West Tournament title.
5. Lockport 4-2 (5)
Junior-heavy Porters nearly beat Lincoln-Way East and finish third at Marist Tournament.
6. Joliet Catholic 4-3 (6)
Hilltoppers finish fourth at Joliet West led by 6-foot-9 twins Luke and Zach Pekol.
7. Homewood-Flossmoor 6-1 (NR)
Sophomore Ahmad Powell is a force as Vikings take second in own tournament.
8. St. Rita 3-2 (8)
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Mustangs finish 10th in Marist Tournament with wins over Marian Catholic and Eisenhower.
9. Oak Lawn 2-1 (9)
Up-and-coming Spartans will be tested this weekend at Argo Tournament.
10. Sandburg 2-4 (10)
Eagles open season with brutal schedule but deliver strong efforts in defeat.
Brother Rice’s Brendan McCarthy was named MVP of the Barrington/Vernon Hills Tournament. The 6-7 senior middle hitter had 23 kills on 27 attacks in a two-game win over Glenbard East.
Jeff Vorva is a freelance reporter for the Daily Southtown.