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Optimist Club honors athletes

Jamestown High School’s Maggie Ridley and the University of Jamestown’s Amy Fearnside and Joey Murillo were honored as athletes of the week by the Jamestown Optimist Club.

Ridley, a freshman on the Blue Jay girls swimming and diving team, qualified for the state meet in diving last Saturday in Jamestown.

Fearnside, a sophomore from Morgan Hills, Calif., and wrestler on the Jimmie women’s wrestling team, remained undefeated at 12-0 on the season after winning the 116-pound championship during the Can-Am Open on Saturday in Jamestown. She also posted two victories during the Can-Am Duals on Friday.

Murillo, a sophomore wrestler for the Jimmies from El Paso, Texas, went 3-2 in the SDSU Daktronics Open in Brookings, S.D., on Saturday. During the open he defeated a SDSU wrestler who was a four-time state champion in high school.