Girls volleyball: Stevenson's Radtke terminates 1000th kill

  • Stevenson senior outside hitter Jori Radtke notched her 1,000th career kill at the Maine East invite Saturday.

    Stevenson senior outside hitter Jori Radtke notched her 1,000th career kill at the Maine East invite Saturday. Submitted photo

 
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Updated 9/17/2016 9:29 PM

Stevenson senior volleyball player Jori Radtke hit a milestone on Saturday at Maine East.

During the Patriots' semifinal match against Niles West, the Northern Illinois-bound outside hitter slammed the 1,000th kill of her four-year varsity career.

 

"This is an amazing accomplishment since she played defensive specialist as a freshman," Stevenson coach Tim Crow said.

Radtke's efforts helped Stevenson (19-2) finish 4-1 in Maine East's Demon Invite. After losing to Niles West 25-16, 25-19, despite Radtke's 13 kills, the Patriots beat Warren 25-22, 25-19 for third place. Radtke led the way again, totaling 16 kills and 6 digs. Sophie Sorenson had 6 kills and 2 aces. Chloe Robinson registered 2 aces and 6 digs, Taylor Erickson served 3 aces, and Alex Cuc dished out 18 assists.

Warren, which went 3-2 in the tournament, also suffered a 25-12, 25-19 loss to Lake Forest.

Warren's contributors in the tournament included Natalie McNally (22 kills), Abby Berkowitz (6 aces), Maddie Walczak (6 aces), Claire Lundtveit (30 kills, 5 aces), Dana Lundtveit (20 blocks, 14 kills), Lucy White (12 kills), Katie Corr (14 blocks), Marissa Kuula (12 blocks), Allison Maan de kok (46 assists) and Hannah Barbosa (40 digs).

Hersey invite: Mundelein (8-14) finished 2-3 in the invitational. Led by Sidney Brunkow, who had 26 kills and 4 aces in the tournament, the Mustangs ended Saturday by rallying past Glenbard North 23-25, 25-23, 15-13.

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