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Your Turn: Vote for Patch Athlete of the Week

The nominees are: New Trier's Leland Later, Glenbrook South's April Cronin, Niles West's Kyle Colletta, Maine West's Angela Cruz and Maine South's Michal Filipczak.

Editor's note: To keep voting fair, we ask that you cast your vote by placing a comment below. Also, voting now ends Thursday, 5 p.m. Thanks!

The nominees for Patch Athlete of the Week, May 21 – May 27:

Leland Later, senior, track and field, New Trier - Later won the Class 3A state championship in the 1600 last weekend. The senior ran a personal best, finishing in 4:09 and beating the next closest competitor by a full 4 seconds.

Michal Filipczak, senior, track and field, Maine South - Filipczak won the Class 3A state championship in the 800 last weekend. He finished in a time of 1:51.93 and took second in the same event last year.

Kyle Colletta, junior, baseball, Niles West - Colletta helped the Wolves to a 6-0 win over Leyden for a Class 4A baseball regional championship. The senior pitcher yielded only six hits and had five strikeouts in the victory.

Angela Cruz, senior, softball, Maine West - Cruz was 4-for-4 with two runs batted in during the Warriors' dominating 13-3 victory over Niles North. The victory earned Maine West a regional championship. 

April Cronin, junior, soccer, Glenbrook South - Cronin had a goal and an assist in Glenbrook South's 2-1 win over Buffalo Grove. The win gave the Titans' the Palatine Sectional championship and a rematch against New Trier in the Super-Sectional. 

Casey Faust May 29, 2012 at 01:22 PM
Kyle Colletta
V.S. May 29, 2012 at 02:49 PM
I vote for Kyle Colletta. Go, Niles West!
Tracy Hubbard May 30, 2012 at 02:33 AM
Leland Later! He's really fast and a great guy! (and my nephew!!)
David May 30, 2012 at 08:41 AM
Leland Later.
jim May 30, 2012 at 09:21 PM
Our immediate family of 48 people all for ... April Cronin!

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