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05/14/2018, 1:15pm CDT
By Norbert Durst

Below are the Athlete of the Week Nominees for the week of May 7 through 13. Voting is open until Thursday at 4pm, so be sure to vote for who you feel is most deserving and spread the word. Users may vote once per day. Athlete of the Week Nominees: May 7-13

Jonny Baumann, Living Word Lutheran baseball: Baumann went 3-for-4 with a grand slam, 2-run home run, double and 7 RBI in the Timberwolves' 12-2 win over Kenosha Christian Life on Tuesday. He also helped Living Word Lutheran (11-4 overall, 10-3 in Midwest Classic) to wins over Milwaukee Lutheran (12-4) and Kenosha Christian Life (16-0). Baumann homered in the win over Milwaukee Lutheran. 

Kaylee McPeak, Ashland girls soccer: McPeak recorded a hat trick in the Oredockers' 6-0 win over Mosinee on Tuesday. She also scored 2 goals in a 3-0 victory against Lakeland on Friday. The senior has 19 goals and 4 assists on the season for Ashland, 10-1 overall and 5-0 in the Great Northern. 

Erin Thompson, Superior softball: Thompson helped the Spartans to a 4-2 record last week. She went 10-for-20 with 3 home runs, 7 RBI and 8 runs scored. Superior picked up wins over Cloquet, MN (12-1), Duluth Marshall, MN (14-4), D2 No. 8 Rice Lake (1-0) and Rice Lake (3-1). Thompson, a senior and Minnesota-Duluth recruit, is hitting .455 with a 7 home runs and 34 RBI. Superior has a 14-5 overall record. 

Alyssa Vilkoski, Greenfield softball: Vilkoski twirled a no-hitter with 11 strikeouts in the Hustlin' Hawks' 2-0 win over New Berlin Eisenhower on Thursday. She also earned wins over D2 No. 4 New Berlin West (2-1) and South Milwaukee (16-2). In the victory against South Milwaukee, Alyssa went 3-for-5 at the plate with a home run, double and 4 RBI. Vilkoski, a senior, has two no-hitters and has helped combine for two other no-hitters this season. She is second in the state in wins (16) and third in the state in strikeouts (176). Greenfield is 19-0 and ranked No. 4 in the latest Division 1 WFSCA/ Coaches Poll. 

John Zacharias, Notre Dame baseball: Zacharias pitched a 2-hit shutout with 10 strikeouts in the Tritons' 1-0 win against Ashwaubenon on Saturday. He also drove in the only run of the game. Notre Dame also notched wins over Sheboygan North (1-0) and Manitowoc Lincoln (3-2) last week. The Tritons are 8-2 overall and 7-1 in the FRCC. 

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