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Athletes selected for weekly awards

Abbie Conlon and Paxton Mewes from Jamestown High School and Jessica Buck of the University of Jamestown have been named athletes of the week by the Jamestown Optimist Club.

Conlon, a senior gymnast, placed second on bars at the Jamestown meet Dec. 17, and then was seventh in the all around at the Fargo Christmas meet on Dec. 20. She also had a personal best on vault (8.725) and season-bests on bars (8.45) and beam (7.8).

Mewes, a senior wrestler, placed first at 132 pounds at the 14-team Valley City tournament. He’s 10-3 on the season and ranked No. 4 at his weight class in Class A.

Buck had 14 points, six rebounds, three blocked shots and two steals as the No. 5 Jimmie women beat No. 10 Midland (Neb.) on Dec. 19. The sophomore from Burnsville, Minn., made four of her nine shots.