Athletes of the Week

Boys basketball Ollie Bailey, Farragut

Collected 14 points and 8 rebounds in a 43-41 title-game victory over Simeon and earned tournament MVP honors as the Admirals won the Chicago Public Schools Holiday Invitational Showcase.

Girls basketball Julia Hamilton, Stevenson

The senior guard had the game-winning layup to beat Fremd and her two free throws in the closing seconds were the difference as the Patriots won the consolation title against the host Chargers at the Dundee-Crown tournament.

Boys bowling Luis Gonzalez, Gordon Tech

The junior finished second at the Dixon Invitational with 1,332 pins, including the high three-game series with 716 and the high game of 289.

Boys swimming Andy Long, Waubonsie Valley

Tallied 4,264 points at the Waubonsie Valley Pentathlon to finish fourth and lead the host Warriors to second place.

Wrestling Sean Reynolds, Providence

The junior improved to 20-0 and won the 140-pound title, leading the Celtics to the Al Dvorak Championship at Dundee-Crown.

Athletes of the week are compiled by Nathan Baird and Chris Diserio. Coaches can nominate athletes by calling 312-222-3473, faxing to 312-828-9392, or e-mail to by 5 p.m. Monday.

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