Your Turn: Vote for Patch Athlete of the Week

Vote for one of these nominees as the Athlete of the Week: Niles North's Mychael Henley, Deerfield's Alex Sacks, New Trier's Jack Mangan, Glenbrook South's Justin Busiel, Glenbrook North's Adam Chick.

and Maine South's Nina Duric was proclaimed the winner.

The following nominees for Patch Athlete of the Week, Jan. 2 - Jan. 8, are:

Mychael Henley, senior, basketball guard, Niles North – Henley scored 23 points and collected five rebounds in the Vikings’ 67-52 win over Uplift last week. The senior guard had missed much of the early season with a wrist injury.

Alex Sacks, senior, basketball, Deerfield – Sacks scored a game-high 19 points in the Warriors’ 67-52 non-conference victory over Wheeling. The senior had four points in the fourth quarter to lead Deerfield in a late-game comeback.

Jack Mangan, junior, swimming, New Trier – Mangan was part of two meet records at the Evanston Invitational last week. He set a meet record in the 100-yard backstroke (51.64 seconds) and swam the backstroke leg on the Trevians’ record-setting 200 medley relay. New Trier finished in 1:36.05

Justin Busiel, junior, basketball, Glenbrook South – Busiel scored 21 points and grabbed six rebounds in Glenbrook South’s 57-36 victory over Niles West. The win was the Titans’ first conference victory in the Central Suburban League South and was the first game the Titans played without senior Matt Powers (wrist injury).

Adam Chick, senior, basketball, – Chick had 17 points for the Spartans against Loyola, helping Glenbrook North to a big non-conference victory. The senior also chipped in seven rebounds and six assists in the 59-41 win. 

*We need pictures!*

If you have a picture of a nominee, please email them to georges@patch.com or rjacobson2010@gmail.com. 

Only votes in the poll will be counted. If you are reading this article through a mobile device, please go to the desktop site and vote.

Like to Nominate An Athlete For Next Week? Email nominations to Sports Reporter Ross Jacobson (rjacobson2010@gmail.com). Nominations must be received by noon on Sunday for consideration. E-mails must include a picture of the athlete and detailed information (links to other media coverage are welcome) on why he or she is a deserving candidate for the weekly award

G Busiel January 10, 2012 at 12:38 AM
Outstanding team leader.
George Slefo January 10, 2012 at 02:10 AM
If your child wins, send me an email! We will mail a certificate with the athlete's name on it. You can send me a note at GeorgeS@patch.com Thanks and good luck!
Becca January 10, 2012 at 08:20 PM
This is not fair voting. It looks like you can vote many times a day. You ought to change that to one time only!! Some kids jumped from 120 votes to the 500's within a 10 time or less.
Becca January 10, 2012 at 08:22 PM
10 minute time or less.
George Slefo January 10, 2012 at 09:59 PM
Hi Becca! We are aware of this and our engineering team is actively working on a solution. You can also read our official response here: http://patch.com/A-pJC9 Thanks for the comment!


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