Congratulations to our Hardware Hank “Nuts & Bolts” Athletes of the Week: Dan Jech, senior, Rochester Mayo boys’ basketball and Jack Ryan, senior, Simley wrestling.
Name: Dan Jech
Sport: Boys’ basketball
School: Rochester Mayo
Information: The 6’9 senior started the season with a bang. Dan put up 40 points against Farmington and 31 against Owatonna in a pair of early season wins. Jech, who will play at the University of South Dakota next year, has the Spartans off to a 4-2 start.
Name: Jack Ryan
Information: Jack be nimble, Jack be quick, Jack pinned all three of his opponents in the first round at the Coon Rapids Hyland Duals, two of them at heavyweight and another at 220 pounds. The senior helped Simley take home first place over Columbia Heights, Centennial and Coon Rapids.