The Daily Union Athletes of the Week distinguished themselves in the Shelby Area last week.
Jaden Stockdale, senior cross country runner, finished 8th in the Okaw Valley Conference meet, filled with state-ranked teams. As the third Ram scorer, Stockdale’s finish had Shelbyville running in 1st place at that point.
Stockdale and the Rams worked out on the State course Saturday in the Peoria Heights Meet. They scored 7th of 34 teams. Stockdale finished just .6 seconds behind the #1 Ram.
Brittani Tabbert helped the Stew-Stras volleyball team to 2nd place in the NTC tourney this weekend. Tabbert had 36 kills in four matches, but swung for an area season-high 21 kills in one match.
Baylee Quast, the Stew-Stras setter, dished out 45 assists in four matches at the NTC tourney. She set an area season-high 25 assists in one match in the Gold Flight. Quast 46 assists in the Shelby/Pana Invite.