Congratulations to our Hardware Hank “Nuts & Bolts” Athletes of the Week: Isaac Heard, junior, Edgerton/Ellsworth football and Taylor Neisen, senior, Breck girls’ hockey.
Name: Isaac Heard
Information: Isaac led the charge for the Flying Dutchmen in the Class 9-Man championship game as he completed 23 of 31 passes for 368 yards and 5 TD. As a result, Edgerton/Ellsworth defeated Wheaton/Herman-Norcross 36-28 in Prep Bowl XXX for the team’s first-ever title.
Name: Taylor Neisen
Sport: Girls’ hockey
Information: Taylor was like a brick wall as the Mustangs beat two highly ranked Class 2A teams to win the Cake-Eater Classic Tournament in Edina. She stopped 44 shots in Friday’s 3-0 shutout of Edina, then followed that up with 37 saves in a 4-3 overtime win over Benilde-St. Margaret’s on Saturday.