Congratulations to our Hardware Hank “Nuts & Bolts” Athletes of the Week: Sara Carlson, sophomore, Hutchinson girls’ hockey and Carly Rothstein, senior, St. Michael-Albertville girls’ basketball.
Name: Sara Carlson
Sport: Girls’ Hockey
Information: Sara has had an outstanding sophomore season. She has 32 goals and 24 assists on the year, 12 of those points came last week in Section 2, Class 1A wins over Litchfield/Dassel-Cokato and Mankato West. She started off the 2009-10 year as a member of the U.S. National 15-under team last summer.
Name: Carly Rothstein
Sport: Girls’ basketball
School: St. Michael-Albertville
Information: Carly helped lead the Knights to their 14th straight victory (18-3 overall) this past week. Against Monticello, Carly was 5-for-11 from the field and 4-for-8 from the three point line (16 pts, 5 rebs). On Thursday, she scored 28 points and hauled down 8 boards against Cambridge-Isanti. With just under 0:10 seconds left in the game, she drove right and hit a turnaround jump shot to tie the game and send it to overtime. She was 11-for-21 from the field and 6-for-11 from beyond the arc; tying her own school record for 6 three's in a game. Carly is the school's all-time leader in three pointers and will play at the University of Minnesota-Crookston next year.