SMCC’s Runyon wins Best of Spring Athlete of the Week

Brennan Runyon was the winner of the final Monroe County Region Athlete of the Week poll for the 2023-2024 season.

The St. Mary Catholic Central baseball player collected 470 votes to win the Best of the Spring poll. He easily defeated Monroe soccer player Emily Eshenroder, who finished second with 367.

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SMCC softball player Abby Lechy finished third with 350.

Thank you to everyone who voted during the school year. Athlete of the Week returns in August for the fall sports season.


Brennan Runyon, SMCC Baseball 470

Emily Eshenroder, Monroe Football 367

Abby Lechy, SMCC Softball 350

Rylie Cassette, New Boston Huron Football 93

Brooklyn Burke, New Boston Huron Football 72

Max Jenness, Milan golf 64

RaeAnn Drummond, airport softball 42

Olivia Piepsney, SMCC softball 3

Adela Illes, SMCC athletics 3

Sarah Busen, SMCC softball 3


Video: SMCC’s Abby Lechy delivers winning hit vs. Flat Rock

SMCC’s Abby Lechy hits a two-run double in the bottom of the seventh inning to score the tying run and winning runs against Flat Rock in the district semifinals on Saturday, June 1, 2024.