Congratulations to our Hardware Hank “Nuts & Bolts” Athletes of the Week: Kevale Taylor, junior, Rochester Century boys’ basketball and Alayna Sonnesyn, sophomore, Wayzata girls’ Nordic skiing.
Name: Kevale Taylor
Sport: Boys’ basketball
School: Rochester Century
Information: Kevale helped the Panthers bounce back from their second loss of the season with a big win over Minneapolis North on Saturday. He notched a triple-double with 16 points, 11 steals and 10 assists in the 74-53 win.
Name: Alayna Sonnesyn
Sport: Girls’ Nordic skiing
Information: There’s no doubt about it; Alayna is the top-ranked skier in the state. She proved her worth over the weekend by winning the Freestyle race at the Mesabi East Invite in a time of 15 minutes, 22.3 seconds, leading the Trojans to the girls’ team championship.