ast week and Glenbrook South's Molly McDonagh claimed the title of Athlete of the Week.
The nominees for Patch Athlete of the Week, Jan. 16 - Jan. 22:
Zach Cole, senior, boys bowling, Deerfield – Cole took third place at the sectional championships with a 1332 in his six-game series. The senior led Deerfield to a third-place team finish and qualified as an individual for the state championship. Cole averaged a score of 228.36 in the Northern Illinois Boys Bowling Conference this year.
Maggie Lyon, senior, girls basketball, New Trier – Lyon scored 29 points in New Trier’s 56-43 victory over Niles West last week. Lyon, a Northwestern University recruit, helped the Trevians avenge a 45-23 loss to the Wolves earlier this season. New Trier is 14-6 this year.
Billy Voitik, junior, boys basketball, Niles North – Voitik’s put-back basket at the buzzer gave Niles North a two-point victory over Glenbrook North and a big win in the Central Suburban League North. Voitik was also the starting quarterback for the Vikings’ football team in the Fall.
Jake Zuckerman, senior, boys swimming, Highland Park – Zuckerman fought through illness to win the 50-yard freestyle at Buffalo Grove’s Fred Pallfy Invitational last week. Zuckerman finished in at 22.80 seconds and was a big factor in helping Highland Park finish fourth as a team.
Ryan Miller, senior, boys swimming, Niles West – Miller won the 100 butterfly at the Buffalo Grove Invitational, finishing in 54.63 seconds. Miller also took third in the 200 individual medley (2 minutes 6.85 seconds).
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