Preston Wright | Athlete of the Week

25 of Waterloo drops the bat and runs to first base with a singles against the Stl. Mens Baseball League All Stars at the St. Louis Billikins Sports Complex in St. Louis, Missouri on Wednesday, July 19, 2023.

The Republic-Times Athlete of the Week is baseball player Preston Wright of the Waterloo Buds in the Mon-Clair League. Wright, a Mascoutah High School graduate, hit .511 (24-for-47)  during the regular season to lead the entire league in batting average. He hit seven doubles and was selected as an all-star to represent the Mon-Clair League.  

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