Volleyball

High school volleyball insider: Prairie Ridge's Sammi Lockwood is athlete of the week

Sammi Lockwood
Sammi Lockwood

Athlete of the Week

Sammi Lockwood, Prairie Ridge, sr., MB

Lockwood helped lead the Wolves to their fourth consecutive regional title last week and the program's first sectional championship since 2012 with a sweep over crosstown rival Crystal Lake Central on Wednesday.

The 6-foot-3 senior and Notre Dame commit collected a team-best six kills and two blocks in a 25-13, 25-9 Class 4A Lake Forest Regional final victory over Mundelein on Oct. 25.

At the Class 4A Grayslake Central Sectional, she had nine kills in a 25-15, 25-14 semifinal win against Gurnee Warren and nine more kills in a 25-13, 25-19 sweep over Crystal Lake Central, leading the Wolves to their sixth sectional title in program history.

Lockwood recently was named to the American Volleyball Coaches Association Under Armour High School Senior All-American second-team.

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