Stagg wrestling standout Kevin Moylan outpolled six others in voting for Patch Athlete of the Week, Jan. 29-Feb. 4. He is now eligible for February Patch Athlete of the Month recognition.
Diamond Beatty, junior, guard, girls basketball, Tinley Park. Beatty’s performance against Lemont was a real gem. She scored 23 points and grabbed seven rebounds in leading the Titans to a 59-46 victory.
Martin Einikis, junior, forward, boys basketball, Oak Lawn. Two games, 57 points. Einikis torched Eisenhower for 38 points in the Spartans’ 81-70 victory. Earlier in the week, he scored 19 points in Oak Lawn’s 44-41 victory over Evergreen Park.
Cassidy Glenn, senior, forward, girls basketball, Providence Catholic. Glenn scored 27 points in the Celtics’ 44-42 victory over Carmel. Then, she erupted for 14 of her 21 points in the first quarter of Providence’s 55-42 victory over Bishop McNamara.
Henry Hicks, senior, guard/forward, boys basketball, Bloom Township. Hicks—with 17 points—supplied an offensive spark in the Blazing Trojans’ 77-27 victory over Kankakee. He hit double figures again (11 points) in a 64-44 victory over Rich East.
Kevin Moylan, senior, wrestling, Stagg. Moylan scored a 3-minute 44-second fall over Jack Bates of Lyons Township to capture the 145-pound championship at the Class 3A Lyons Township Regional. The win pushed Moylan’s record to 38-0.
Josh Ruettiger, junior, wrestling, Lincoln-Way West. Ruettiger scored a 17-2 victory over Bremen’s Ricky Olson to win the 152-pound championship in the Class 2A Lincoln-Way West Regional. Ruettiger takes a 35-8 record into the Lemont Sectional.
Stephen Zieler, senior, swimming, Sandburg. Zieler sped to victory in the 100-yard backstroke event in the Southwest Suburban Conference meet. He was clocked in 53.83 seconds. He also was a member of three winning relay teams and helped the Eagles capture the team title in a runaway at Lockport High School.
Attention Coaches: Like to Nominate Your Athlete Next Week? Email nominations to Sports Editor Ron Kremer (email@example.com). Nominations must be received by noon on Monday for consideration. Please include a photo or photos of your nominee and detailed information on why he or she is a deserving candidate for the weekly award. Weekly winners are eligible for Patch Athlete of the Month recognition.