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Devin Neff • Senior • Mark Twain cross country

Neff recorded a pair of top-three finishes over the past week. The senior placed third Saturday morning at the Frank Lemons Invitational before winning the Clopton Invitational on Monday with a time of 17:16 — enough to beat the rest of the field by 45 seconds. The Tiger leader is positioned well for postseason.

Abby Baumann • Sophomore • Hannibal volleyball

Baumann delivered 41 kills over the course of seven matches this past week for the Lady Pirates, serving a key role in the midst of a four-match winning streak for Hannibal entering Thursday. The outside hitter finished with five kills and seven digs Tuesday during a home win over Kirksville.

Male runner-up:
Zach Osborn, Monroe City football

Female runner-up:
Baylee Anderson, Palmyra softball

Male honorable mentions:
JaQuez McGruder, Hannibal football
Brett Griesbaum, Palmyra cross country

Female honorable mentions:
McKenzie West, Monroe City softball
Payton Hays, Marion County softball