Editor’s note: Patch will be trying a new method for voting our Athlete of the Week. We’re asking readers to post their vote in the comments section.
In last week's poll Niles West's Casey Mahoney-Muno and Evanston's Josh Irving were named Co-Athlete of the Week.
The nominees for Patch Athlete of the Week, March 12 – March 18:
Tyler Glowacki, senior, baseball, Maine East – Glowacki helped lead an offensive barrage for the Blue Demons, going 4 for 4 at the plate with 2 RBIs in Maine East’s 20-5 win over Luther North to open their season. Glowacki also pitched three innings and Maine East won the second game of the double header,12-3.
Jess Weaver, junior, girls soccer, New Trier – Weaver had a goal in New Trier’s win over Stevenson and then added an assist in the Trevians’ 3-0 win against Niles West. New Trier moved to 2-0 on the season with the victory.
Jenny McTague, junior, softball, Glenbrook North – McTague pitched a gem in Glenbrook North’s 1-0 victory over Maine South. The junior hurler yielded only three hits and two walks in a complete-game victory. The Spartans improved to 3-1 on the young season.
Tom Meyer, senior, boys water polo, Glenbrook South – Meyer made 40 saves and only allowed 28 goals in five games during the Evanston Tournament. Glenbrook South won the tournament with a 4-0-1 record, defeating St. Viator, Bremen, Evanston and Glenbrook North while tying McHenry.
Xavier Levy, senior, boys track and field, Evanston - Levy won the CSL South conference championships in the 60-yard low hurdles, 60-yard high hurdles and 220-yard dash last week, helping Evanston to the overall team title. Levy ran the 220 in 23.4 seconds.
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