Congratulations to our Hardware Hank “Nuts & Bolts” Athletes of the Week: Josie Schieffert, junior, Sleepy Eye girls’ basketball and Griffin Back, junior, Eden Prairie boys’ swimming & diving.
Name: Josie Schieffert
Sport: Girls’ basketball
School: Sleepy Eye
Information: Josie and the Indians have busted out of the starting gates. The junior is averaging 16 points and nine rebounds while only seeing limited action due to the lop-sided scores. Schieffert hits at 58% from the field while 5-0 Sleepy Eye’s margin of victory is nearly 40 points per game.
Name: Griffin Back
Sport: Boys’ swimming & diving
School: Eden Prairie
Information: Four times on top; that was the story for Griffin at the Minnetonka Invitational. The junior set four records in his four wins; two solo (200 individual medley and 100 breaststroke) and two with his buddies (200 medley relay and 400 freestyle relay).