Congratulations to our Hardware Hank “Nuts & Bolts” Athletes of the Week: Carlie Wagner, junior, New Richland-H-E-G girls’ basketball and Charlie Wittmer, senior, Robbinsdale/Hopkins/Mound-Westonka adapted floor hockey.
Name: Carlie Wagner
Sport: Girls’ basketball
School: New Richland-H-E-G
Information: Carlie stood out amidst a gathering of the state’s best players at the state tournament last weekend, scoring 31, 48 and 50 points in three games as she and the Panthers won their first-ever championship. She set five new state tournament records and tied a sixth with her efforts.
Name: Charlie Wittmer
Sport: Adapted floor hockey-PI
Information: Charlie was like a brick wall for the Robins, and a big reason they won their third straight championship on Saturday. In the finals, the senior goalie pitched a shutout against Dakota United and only allowed six goals throughout the tournament. Robbinsdale/Hopkins/Mound-Westonka finished the season with a perfect 16-0 record.