Patterson, Williams voted Athletes of the Week

Kennett's Kobe Patterson and Twin Rivers' Whitney Williams were voted the Athletes of the Week in online voting that concluded Wednesday.

Patterson, who had 413 votes in the boys balloting, finished first at the Van Buren Invitational cross country meet Sept. 26, clocking 16 minutes, 51 seconds. Cape Girardeau Central's Jacob Bening (swimming, 339) was runner-up in the voting, followed by Poplar Bluff's Jaden Deaton (cross country, 72), Oran's Kolten Payne (baseball) and Bell City's Jeffery Allen (baseball).

Williams, who had 354 votes in the girls balloting, hit a two-run home run in Twin River's 11-9 comeback softball win over Doniphan on Sept. 23. Oak Ridge's Paige Glueck (volleyball, 268) finished second, followed by Kennett's Anelle Harris (tennis, 255), Sikeston's Megan Witt (softball, 217) and Notre Dame's Grace Lemons (softball, 166).

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