Shelbyville Daily Union

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April 16, 2013

Athlete of the Week

The Daily Union Athletes of the Week have been among leaders all season in their respective sports.

Sophomore slugger Madison Boone of the Shelbyville Rams has a half-dozen home runs this season and has been on a roll the last 10 days. In a 12-6 win on Friday Boone went 3-for-4 with a home run. Against St. Teresa, Boone went 3-for-4 with two home runs.

Against Hillsboro, Boone was 2-for-3 with a home run. In the a rare loss for the Lady Rams, Boone was 2-for-4 with a home runs. Against Sullivan, Boone was 3-for-4 with a triple. Against Mattoon, Boone hit the game-winning home run in a 2-1 victory.

Jason Pokalsey, Central A&M sprinter, has been among the leaders in the sprints wherever he has competed this season. It all came to a head this weekend at the 47th Annual Pana Boys Open. In one of the longest running track opens in the state, Pokalsey won three events in the 11-team Class B meet.

Pokalsey swept the sprints. He won the 100 meter dash in 11.71. Pokalsey won the 200 meter dash in a time of 23.87. Pokalsey then won the 400 meter dash with a time of 52.47.

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