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Austin Carroll - Hannibal wrestling
Carroll is off to a stellar 5-1 start at 170 pounds this season, including a major decision Tuesday over his Quincy opponent. He also went undefeated at the Fort Zumwalt North tournament, leading Hannibal to a fourth place finish out of 18 teams. “Austin had a great day,” coach Derek Greening said. “He had great mat movement all day and that really helped him be successful.”
Emilie Okenfuss - Monroe City basketball
Okenfuss had a career-best 25 points in win over Paris on Friday night. “Emilie played the game of her life. She kept us in it and played a tough game,” coach Cody Leonard said. She also scored 14 points against Marion County on Monday. She then added seven more points in a Wednesday night win against Paris.
Abe Haerr, Palmyra basketball
Elizabeth Trower, Mark Twain basketball
Male honorable mentions:
Case Wolfe, Marion County basketball
Female honorable mentions:
Megan Stone, Palmyra basketball