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Tribune photo by Rand Middleton Litchfield outside hitter Hailey Horstmann, right, attacks in Game 1 against Annandale defender Kellie Kastner in the teams' Wright County Conference match Thursday in Litchfield where it was Breast Cancer Awareness Night with the theme "Fight on."

Prep Volleyball: Hancock wins 17th straight


WHEATON -- Hancock won its 17th straight in a back-and-forth match over a tough Wheaton/Herman-Norcross team on Thursday, 25-23, 20-25, 25-20, 18-25, 15-10.

Hancock improved to 5-0 in the Pheasant conference and 23-1 overall. Wheaton/Herman-Norcross suffered just its third loss in 20 matches and two of its setbacks came to Hancock. The season's first matchup between the two also went five games.

Kendra Schmidgall racked up 31 kills and two ace blocks for the Owls.

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