Vote Now: Patch Athlete of the Week, April 23-28
Athletes from West Bloomfield, Bloomfield, Troy and Lake Orion are in this week's poll. Vote or write in an athlete you think deserves recognition. You have until 9 a.m. Friday!
Vote here to help choose the Patch Athlete of the Week of Oakland County for the week ending April 28.
Last week, Troy Athens softball player Haley Zemmer won the first Athlete of the Week poll for the spring season.
Vote for one of the following or write in your own candidate in the comments:
- Allyson Kus – West Bloomfield High School (softball): Allyson Kus had another dynamite week for the West Bloomfield High School softball team. She helped the Lakers sweep a doubleheader over Lahser 6-1 and 11-0. She struck out 21 batters in two games. On Wednesday, she had 11 strikeouts in a 5-1 win over Avondale. She pitched a pair of complete game shutouts Friday in two mercy rule wins over Redford Union. She struck out 13 batters over two games.
- Kamryn LaCarter – Troy High School (softball): Kamryn LaCarter’s bat helped Troy sweep a doubleheader over Farmington on Wednesday 7-1 and 7-2. “She’s just on fire right now,” Colts coach Tom Calnen said. LaCarter went 6-for-8 in two games with four RBIs and four runs in the two wins. On Monday, she went 7-for-9 in a doubleheader against Adams with seven runs.
- Tim Zobl – Bloomfield Hills Andover High School (baseball): Tim Zobl showed a lot of power this week for the Andover High School baseball team. In a 10-2 win over Harrison on Monday, Zobl went 3-for-3 with a home run. In game one of a doubleheader against Royal Oak on Friday, he went deep again and had two RBI in a 12-5 win.
- T.J. Carey – Lake Orion High School (track and field): T.J. Carey helped the Lake Orion boys track and field team win the Oxford Invitational on Saturday. Carey finished in first place in the 1600 meter run (4:23.42) by just more than a tenth of a second over Utica’s Chris Scott. He placed third place in the 3200 meter run (9:45.05). He also helped the Dragons’ 3200 Meter Relay team place first place (8:03.61).
Attention Coaches: Nominate Your Athletes
Email nominations to Patch sportswriter Mike Niziolek. Nominations must be received by noon Friday for consideration for the next week's poll. 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 Season recognition.