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UPDATE: Oak Forest's Larsen Gets The Biggest Roar from the Crowd

Oak Forest pitching sensation Emily Larsen was working her magic for the Bengals in regional play. She also was working the crowd in Patch's weekly MVP balloting. Larsen outpolled 11 others to become eligible for May Patch Athlete of the Month honors.

Your Patch is a place to celebrate local high school athletes. Show your support for these prep sports MVPs—each of whom is Athlete of the Week in his or her local Patch—by cheering them on in the comments thread, sharing your own photos with the Patch community and voting in the poll.

Do you think we're missing someone? Tell us in the comments and share his or her photo to the gallery above. (It's easy. Just click the Upload Photos and Videos link — .)

Read more about this week's MVPs in the photo gallery, and show your support for them by:

  1. Voting in the poll, which is open until 9 p.m. Thursday, May 31.
  2. Commenting on the article.
  3. Share more photos of your favorite Patch athlete.

There is one more way for you to become a more interactive fan: Sign up to become a Patch sports blogger. ().

Karlee May 31, 2012 at 03:14 AM
I think your system is flawed. how does one kid jump ahead a hundred votes in a few seconds while I reload the page?
Lloyd Wright May 31, 2012 at 08:44 AM
Ellie Forkin
Mary Restko May 31, 2012 at 09:54 PM
Ellie Forkin deserves this honor. I am related and am prejudiced, but she truly deserves this! She has worked to become an MVP and shows it in every game!
Joyce June 01, 2012 at 12:38 AM
Ellie Forkin She is a great person and really works to become a better player.
delux June 01, 2012 at 03:04 AM
Emily, Steph and Ellie are great kids! period atta girl

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