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Howell North's Braxton Martinez Picks Up Athlete of the Week Award

Francis Howell North's Braxton Martinez won the fan choice for Patch's Athlete of the Week.

Braxton Martinez has been punishing pitchers around St. Charles County this season. 

The Francis Howell North product is a hitting star this season for the Knights and the fans have taken notice. In our , Martinez was the top vote getter. With 48 of the 74 votes (64 percent), Martinez won the top honors in our fan's choice for best baseball player so far this season. 

Here's how the voting went down: 

  • Ryan March—: 2 votes (2 percent)
  • Braxton Martinez—: 48 votes (64 percent)
  • Cory Canterbury—: 2 votes (2 percent)
  • Josh Abegg—: 22 votes (29 percent)

Total votes: 74 votes

Martinez, who will be attending Saint Louis University in the fall, has been tearing things up so far this season for the Knights. He's hitting .543 (19-for-35) with seven doubles, one homer and 16 RBIs. He's also scored 18 runs this season for the Howell North. 

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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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