Your Turn: Vote for Patch Athlete of the Week

The nominees for Patch Athlete of the Week: Maine South's Kyle Richardson, Niles North's Dave Bacalla, Glenbrook North's Colleen Ahern, Evanston's Charlie Binford and Glenbrook South's Sully Stadler.

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.

 Glenbrook North’s Brad Margolin was the runaway winner. Also, a special thanks to our readers for the record 181-comment-votes.

The nominees for Patch Athlete of the Week, April 2 – April 8:

Sully Stadler, senior, baseball, Glenbrook South – Stadler pitched a five-inning perfect game against Schaumburg last week. The Titans beat Schaumburg, 11-0, and Stadler struck out 10 batters in five innings. Stadler will play for Indiana University next year.

Kyle Richardson, senior, baseball, Maine South – Richardson was 2 for 3 with two doubles and two runs scored in Maine South’s 5-3 victory at home against Fremd. Richardson started the offense for Maine South, doubling in his first at-bat and scoring on a hit by Keenan Kelly.

Dave Bacalla, junior, boys tennis, Niles North – Bacalla repeated as the champion of the Ken Rosen Invitational at Niles West, beating Schaumburg’s Ben Brito, 6-0, 6-0, in the championship match. Bacalla only lost one game in his three matches to the title.

Colleen Ahern, senior, softball, Glenbrook North – Ahern went 3 for 4 at the plate with two home runs. In Glenbrook North’s 8-1 victory over highly regarded Leyden. Ahern also went 2 for 4 with a double in the Spartans’ victory over Palatine.

Charlie Binford, junior, baseball, Evanston – In the championship game of the Spring Classic in Orlando, Fla., Binford threw five innings and yielded only one earned run. The loss to James Madison (Va.), 4-2, completed Evanston’s spring break with the Wildkits earning a 3-1 record. 

We need pictures!*

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

Lori Margolin April 12, 2012 at 06:00 PM
Go Colleen Ahern!
Scott April 12, 2012 at 08:26 PM
Colleen Ahern gets my vote
Jennifer Fisher April 13, 2012 at 07:13 PM
I thought someone was voting for you at first, too, Sully. What sport did you play?
Melissa Morreale April 14, 2012 at 12:53 PM
Colleen Ahern...great job!!
Lisa Chron April 16, 2012 at 04:23 PM
I vote for Colleen Ahern! Go Spartan Softball!!


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