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CN100 Game of the Week preview: Boys Volleyball - Wheaton South Tiger Classic Championship

See the Tiger Classic Championship match on the CN100 Game of the Week.
See the Tiger Classic Championship match on the CN100 Game of the Week.

Game Date/Time: Saturday, April 5, 5 p.m.

Broadcast Dates/Times: Sunday, April 6, Noon and 4 p.m.; Monday, April 7 and Tuesday, April 8, 7 p.m. on CN100, The Comcast Network. 

Where: Wheaton Warrenville South High School, Corner of Butterfield and Wiesbrook Rds., Wheaton.

Top teams: Barrington, Brother Rice, Buffalo Grove, Lake Park, Lincoln-Way East, Marist, Minooka, Naperville Central, New Trier, Sandburg, Waubonsie Valley, Wheaton Warrenville South.                             

Key players: Bob Chatterton, Glenbrook North, Jr. MH; Dante Chakravorti, New Trier, Jr. S; Paul Chmura, Sandburg, Jr. OH; Aaron Lauth, Neuqua Valley, Sr. S; Kevin Myren, Brother Rice, Sr. MH; Jordan Pawlicki, Downers Grove South, Sr. S; Mitch Perinar, Minooka, Sr. OH; Josh Phalen, Lincoln-Way East, Sr. L; Austin Royer, Lincoln-Way East, Sr. S; Jack Serrino, New Trier, Sr. MH; Michael Simmons, Waubonsie Valley, Sr. OH; Justin Toth, Minooka, Sr. MH; Nate Val Dellen, Lincoln-Way East, Sr. OH; Ryan Vorderer, Lincoln-Way East, Sr. OH; Mitch Weiler, Brother Rice, Sr. OH; Jared Wilcox, Wheaton Warrenville South, Sr. OH.

Fast Facts: The premier boys volleyball tournament in the Midwest returns to WWS this week, and the championship game will be broadcast on CN100. Most of the top teams, and players, in the state of Illinois are in the field, as well as Ohio powers Hilliard Darby and Moeller and St. Louis threat DeSmet Jesuit. Defending state champion Downers Grove South highlights the list of teams; Lincoln-Way East is the top team in Illinois in the preseason. Royer is one of the state’s best players, and he is flanked by a powerhouse senior lineup. The state’s most decorated team, Wheaton Warrenville South, cannot be overlooked. It was a rare down year for the Tigers last year, finishing 16th in their own tournament, but they started only one senior and are re-loaded this year. No matter which teams make it through the grueling, 24-team field, the final match will have a handful of Division I recruits and national-level players. 

CN100, The Comcast Network, broadcasts exciting high school sports action each week on Saturdays, Sundays, Mondays and Tuesdays. All games are also available through Xfinity On Demand, where you can relive all the action of your favorite school's game on CN100.

Stay up to date on all of CN100’s games this season by visiting our website, or follow Game of the Week on Facebook and Twitter to see where our crew will be next. The Battle of the Fans crew will also be on hand looking for the Chicago area’s most dedicated student sections. Look for Battle of the Fans photos and video clips on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.

When the games are done, tune into to see the best in Chicagoland prep sports each week with CN100 Sports Weekly. You can also find video clips and highlights from every Game of the Week matchup in 2014 with Sports Weekly on YouTube.

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