20 Ultimate players named to Daily Southtown 2017 Boys Volleyball All-Area Team

First Team

Jim Baker, Brother Rice, senior, outside hitter: The explosive hitter propelled Brother Rice to a fourth-place finish at state with 201 kills, 197 digs and 40 aces. He was a two-sport athlete this spring and qualified for state track in two field events.

Jack Berglind, Marist, senior, libero: Conference player of the year leaves Marist with the most digs in program history. He capped his career with 52 aces and 483 digs as one of the state’s top back-row specialists.

Colin Ensalaco, Sandburg, senior, outside hitter: Ensalaco put down 302 kills and 30 aces as one of the top six-rotation players in the state. The future Ball State libero added 180 digs and leaves Sandburg with a record of 100-21 in three varsity seasons.

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