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Athlete of the Week: Duchesne's Abby Smegner Picks Up Award

Duchesne's Abby Smegner wins the Athlete of the Week award after a strong showing at the District track meet.

Duchesne's Abby Smegner had quite the showing at the Class 3, District 4 meet. Smegner paced the field in the 800 with her first-place time of 2:20.8 to win the District title.

Her winning ways didn't stop on the track. Smegner was able to take the field in the St. Charles County Athlete of the Week voting. Smegner racked up 38 percent of the votes to win the award. 

Who had the best showing during District track weekend?

  • Chase Abbington—:  6 votes (23 percent)
  • Josh McDonald—: 6 votes (23 percent)
  • Madeline Middlebrooks—: 4 votes (15 percent)
  • Abby Smegner—: 10 votes (38 percent)

Total votes: 26

The Duchesne girls track team thrived in the longer-distance races during Saturday's Class 3, District 4 meet. The Pioneer girls won both the 1,600-meter and 3,200-meter relays. The other race win came in the 800-meter run via Abby Smegner. The Duchesne runner topped the field in the 800 with her first-place time of 2:20.8. Smegner crossed the finish line a second before the second-place runner to claim the District title. 

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Patch wants to thank everyone who voted. Remember, this whole contest is just for fun and bragging rights. 

Have your own nomination? Email your Athlete of the Week nomination to Joe Barker at stpeters@patch.com and we'll do our best to put them in the mix next week!

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