Four seniors and a pair of juniors qualify for the prestigious award. Ryan Risky runs us through the nominees for Male Athlete of the Year presented by Molly Maids of the Aurora Naperville Area.
Naperville North: Tom Welch, Soccer & Basketball
Naperville Central: Payton Thorne, Football & Basketball
Naperville Central: Thomas Shilgalis, Cross Country; Track & Field
Metea Valley: Zach Pearce, Hockey
Neuqua Valley: Ben Foy, Lacrosse
Waubonsie Valley: Will Troy, Golf & Hockey
Being a dominant two sport athlete and committing to a rising Division I basketball program made our choice pretty easy. Congratulations to Naperville North Soccer and Basketball star Tom Welch as he earned Male Athlete of the Year.
You can check out all of these athletes in action in our Boys Sports Highlights!