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UPDATE: Joliet West's Anthony DiNardo is Patch MVP

Joliet West's Anthony DiNardo threw for 140 yards and two touchdowns in the Tigers' 48-0 victory over Thornridge. Then, he outpolled two others in fan balloting for Patch MVP, Aug. 20-26. DiNardo now is eligible for Patch Athlete of the Month honors.

Your Joliet 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 at his or her school—by cheering them on in the comments thread, sharing your own photos with the Patch community and voting in the poll.

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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, Aug. 30.
  2. Commenting on the article.
  3. Share more photos of your favorite Patch athlete.

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Billy Masters August 29, 2012 at 12:37 AM
He's a great quarterback!!!!
Kenneth crockett August 29, 2012 at 02:26 PM
Mvp
Kenneth crockett August 29, 2012 at 02:38 PM
Quarterback
Mr. Joliet August 29, 2012 at 03:29 PM
DiNardo is not only a very good QB but a great all around athlete. He's only a junior and has a ton of potential this year and next if he stays healthy. He's also one of the areas best pitchers and can play any position on the diamond. Good Luck DiNardo!
Sonya DiNardo August 29, 2012 at 05:34 PM
Very nice of you to say Mr. Joliet!!!!!
Ron Kremer (Editor) August 29, 2012 at 06:06 PM
It's a close race in the voting between O'Connor and DiNardo. Have you voted yet?
Steve August 29, 2012 at 10:46 PM
Well said Mr. Joliet
Sonya DiNardo August 31, 2012 at 03:16 AM
Congrats!!!!! Proud of you good job
Diana Masters August 31, 2012 at 12:18 PM
Congratulations Anthony!!! Great job!!! We're so proud of all your accomplishments.
Anthony DiNardo June 01, 2013 at 05:25 PM
I piss excellence!

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