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Fredericktown’s Buxton named Applebee’s of Farmington Athlete of the Week

(Fredericktown) Fredericktown Blackcats senior Alivia Buxton has been named the Applebee’s of Farmington Athlete of the Week.

Buxton continued to make history in helping Fredericktown win its second-ever girls’ soccer tournament.

At the Christian Invitational in O’Fallon, Buxton scored 15 goals in 3 matches.

That includes a school-record 8 goals against the host Christian Eagles in the championship match Saturday, the third-highest total in a high school game in Missouri history.

5 more goals Monday in a win over Kelly brought Buxton’s total to a whopping 53 goals this season and also helped her reach 100 career goals scored.

Before she starts her collegiate career at Mississippi State, Buxton has powered the Blackcats to a 12-3-1 record and a #9 ranking in Class 2.

As Athlete of the Week, she receives a T-shirt, a certificate and a coupon for a free entree at Applebee’s in Farmington.

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