Female Athlete of Year: Memory of her aunt made Batavia’s Katrina Schlenker stronger, motivated her in cross country and on the track

Junior placed sixth at state track meet in 1,600, excelled during cross country season

Jacob Bartelson

Jake is a full-time sports reporter writing primarily for the Kane County Chronicle covering preps. His collective work is featured across several Shaw markets and platforms, including Friday Night Drive and Bears Insider. Jake began full-time in 2017.