Congratulations to our Hardware Hank “Nuts & Bolts” Athletes of the Week: Nathan Rose, sophomore, Sibley East wrestling and Alexis Foley, senior, White Bear Lake girls’ basketball.
Name: Nathan Rose
School: Sibley East
Information: Although he walks onto the mat alone, Nathan is a team player. Last week he stepped up, literally, wrestling up a weight from 195 pounds to 220 and beat two wrestlers ranked among the top five in their respective classes. Rose is 27-0 and Sibley East has won four of their last five dual meets.
Name: Alexis Foley
Sport: Girls’ basketball
School: White Bear Lake
Information: You may do a double-take when looking at the double figures Alexis put up last week. She scored 40 points with 25 rebounds, 15 assists and eight steals in wins over Cretin-Derham Hall and Park of Cottage Grove. The Bears are 11-6, having won five of their last six games, and are now within one game of first place in the Suburban East Conference.