March 2018 AOM

March 2018 Athletes of the Month
Posted on 04/25/2018

The Mules Booster Club has named Shelbey Johnson and Turner Fritts of Poplar Bluff High School the March Athletes of the Month, presented by Academy Sports + Outdoors. 

Turner, a senior baseball player, has a .611 batting average, .741 on base percentage, 12 hits, two doubles, one triple, five homeruns, 17 RBIs, 15 runs scored and five walks. He earned straight A’s during the first semester. He recently signed a National Letter of Intent to play ball for Southeast Missouri State University in Cape Girardeau. 

“Turner is an outstanding young man that leads on and off the field of play,” his coach Steven Edwards said. “Turner is a true example of a leader we want to represent Poplar Bluff High School.” 

Shelbey, a senior soccer player, has six goals and one assist in six games. She holds all scoring records for PBHS. In the classroom, she maintains a 10.458 grade point average. She signed a National Letter of Intent to play soccer at Westminster College in Fulton. 

“Not only a great athlete/competitor on the soccer field, but she is a great student in the classroom,” her coach Rusty Crafton said. “Shelbey strives to be the very best she can be on and off the field.” 


Cutline: Shelbey Johnson and Turners Fritts receive AOM awards on Tuesday, April 10, from Booster Club member Brian Taylor.

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