Congratulations to this week’s Hardware Hank “Nuts & Bolts” Athletes of the Week: Hannah Callahan, junior, Winona Cotter softball and Melissa Chmielewski, senior, Centennial softball.
Hannah was nominated by Pat Bowlin. Pat writes: Hannah is a junior pitcher for Winona Cotter who advanced to the Class AA state tourney for 7th consecutive year. In 3 section games this week was 3-0 and allowed 1 earned run in 21 innings. Had 42 strikeouts, allowed only 3 hits. For the season is 18-3 with a 0.46 ERA, in 126 innings has 211 strikeouts.
Melissa was nominated by Janelle DiMartino. Janelle writes: Melissa ended her senior softball year with a record breaking 45 hits and a batting average of .608. She was selected to the All-State team, to play in the All-Star Series and All-State Academic, which recognized student athletes with a GPA of 3.75 or higher. She'll be moving on to play at NDSU next season.