Congratulations to our Hardware Hank “Nuts & Bolts” Athletes of the Week: Carlie Brandt, sophomore, LeSueur-Henderson softball and Kylie Stober, senior, Lakeville South softball.
Name: Carlie Brandt
Information: Carlie helped lead the Giants to their first-ever state tournament appearance and all the way to the championship game. Along the way she pitched 21 innings, scattering 18 hits in three games while striking out 30 and giving up only six runs.
Name: Kylie Stober
School: Lakeville South
Information: One trip to state, one championship. The first time was the charm for Kylie and the Cougars as she pitched them to victory in all three games. In 20 innings the future Gopher gave up nine hits and three runs while striking out 32.