Palatine Rebounds to Top Hoffman in Three
Esbrook, Bill, Daily Herald (Arlington Heights, IL)
Byline: Bill Esbrook Daily Herald Correspondent
Not many people expected Palatine or Hoffman Estates to be 1-0 in the Mid-Suburban West going into Thursday night's boys volleyball match on the Pirates home floor.
Both teams had faced daunting tasks in their West openers, but both rose to the challenge as Palatine rallied to defeat Fremd and the Hawks came back to beat Barrington.
The Vikings and Broncos had tied for the division title last year with identical 9-1 records.
"We've been working hard," said Hoffman coach Dan Hutton, "and came in off a big conference win. We're a young team - 9 of our 12 players were on JV last year - and anytime you …
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Publication information: Article title: Palatine Rebounds to Top Hoffman in Three. Contributors: Esbrook, Bill - Author. Newspaper title: Daily Herald (Arlington Heights, IL). Publication date: April 11, 2008. Page number: 10. © 2009 Paddock Publications. COPYRIGHT 2008 Gale Group.
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