Congratulations to our Hardware Hank “Nuts & Bolts” Athletes of the Week: Sam Carlson, junior, St. James football and Simone Kolander, junior, Lakeville North girls’ soccer.
Name: Sam Carlson
School: St. James
Information: In a 37-27 Week 5 loss to New Ulm, Sam was a bright spot for the Saints. He completed 20-of-39 passes for 335 yards and 3 TD. Despite a losing record this season, Carlson has amassed over 1000 yards passing to go along with his 7 TD passes.
Name: Simone Kolander
Sport: Girls’ soccer
School: Lakeville North
Information: Not only is Simone the Panthers leading scorer this season, but she showed last week that she can keep the ball out of the net, as well. Kolander has eight goals in her last five games, and also pitched a shutout in net after stepping in for LV North’s injured starting goalie in a 0-0 tie against #7 Eagan.