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C.E. Talton • Junior • Monroe City basketball 

Talton scored a game-high 19 points and went 9-for-9 from the free-throw line during a season-ending loss to Christian in a Class 3 sectional game last Wednesday night. The junior standout was named Clarence Cannon Conference Player of the Year as well as to Class 3 District 8 honors. 

Jenna Duckworth • Senior • HLGU softball

Duckworth went 3-for-3 with a solo home run and a walk during a 5-4 loss to Trinity International University on Monday at the PFX Spring Games in Florida. She belted a game-tying 2-run homer in a 3-2 win over Trinity Christian on Thursday. The senior catcher is batting .316 to lead the Trojans.