The Patch Athlete of the Week is...
Providence Catholic's Alex Shermulis, who outpolled five other south suburban athletes to get this week's honor.
Girls basketball star Alex Shermulis of Providence Catholic outpolled five others in balloting for Patch Athlete of the Week honors. She got 63 percent of the vote. Shermulis is now eligible for December Patch Athlete of the Month recognition.
The nominees for Southland Patch Athlete of the Week, Nov. 27 to Dec. 3, were:
LaTondra Brooks, girls basketball, Oak Lawn: Brooks scored 34 points in a 69-50 win over Morton.
Jon Calhoun, boys basketball, Tinley Park: Calhoun scored 20 points and grabbed two rebounds in a 58-56 win over Oak Lawn. His last-second layup was the game-winner for the Titans.
Cory Chojnowski, wrestling, Andrew: Chojnowski won the heavyweight championship at the Stagg Invitational. He also led the T-Bolts to a second-place finish in the tournament.
Nicole Powell, girls bowling, Sandburg: Powell had a high game of 277 and a high series of 464 in Sandburg’s 1914-1678 loss to Andrew.
Delvon Rencher, boys basketball, Homewood-Flossmoor: Rencher scored 17 points and hauled in nine rebounds in a 60-53 victory over Joliet West.
Alex Shermulis, girls basketball, Providence Catholic: Shermulis scored 14 points and had four assists in a 60-33 win over Queen of Peace. She scored 19 points in a 53-22 win over Lincoln-Way Central.