Jerseyville’s Platto to play volleyball at Blackburn

Jerseyville’s Platto to play volleyball at Blackburn

Blackburn College has announced that Alexis Platto, daughter of Eric and Janelle Platto, of Kane, Ill., will be attending Blackburn College this fall. Platto, a middle and right outside hitter, will join the volleyball team this fall.

Platto is a 2013 graduate of Jersey Community High School in Jerseyville. She was the right outside hitter for the Lady Panthers for the 2012 and 2013 seasons. Platto was awarded the 2013 Panther Athletic Club PAC Pride award for outstanding contributions to the Panther athletic program. She has also has been awarded the Blackburn College Trustee Scholarship.