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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, : Brooks scored 34 points in a 69-50 win over Morton.

Jon Calhoun, boys basketball, : 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, : 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, : 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, : Rencher scored 17 points and hauled in nine rebounds in a 60-53 victory over Joliet West.

Alex Shermulis, girls basketball, : 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.

Paul Anderson December 08, 2011 at 02:19 PM
I vote for Cory. Not only is he an outstanding competitor he is an honor student who leads by example. He is kind hearted with a fine sense of humor.
Spectator December 09, 2011 at 05:25 AM
Congratulation Alex! You rock!
Spectator December 09, 2011 at 05:27 AM
And congratulations to all the other nominees! You are all awesome athletes!


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