Congratulations to our Hardware Hank “Nuts & Bolts” Athletes of the Week: Nathan Holm, senior, Pine River-Backus football and Elliot Cassutt, junior, Minneapolis South boys’ soccer.
Name: Nathan Holm
School: Pine River-Backus
Information: Nathan put up numbers last week that any Fantasy Football player would love. In the Tigers 39-20 win over Cass Lake-Bena, he completed 15 of 25 passes for 297 yards and 4 TD, including a 59-yard touchdown pass to Beau Howard. He also rushed for 41 yards and two more scores. On the year, Holm has thrown for 515 yards and 8 TD in three games as the Tigers remain unbeaten at 3-0.
Name: Elliot Cassutt
Sport: Boys’ soccer
School: Minneapolis South
Information: Like he’s done in the past, Elliot led with his leg last week, scoring two game-winning goals, including a monster drive with 14.5 seconds in the game to lift South to a 3-2 victory over archrival Minneapolis Southwest...it was his third goal of the game. He also tallied the lone goal in a 1-0 win over Roosevelt on Friday. Cassutt has 9 goals on the year and set a state record as a sophomore in 2010 with 46 goals on the season.