Congratulations to our Hardware Hank “Nuts & Bolts” Athletes of the Week: John Aase, sophomore, Proctor baseball and Ashley Mickschl, sophomore, Woodbury softball.
Name: John Aase
Information: John pitched a no-hitter in Proctor's first game of the season, an 11-0, five-inning win at Eveleth-Gilbert last week. He had nine strikeouts and faced just two batters over the minimum; one reached on an error and one walk. It was the sophomore’s first varsity win.
Name: Ashley Mickschl
Information: Ashley struck out 12 in a complete-game shutout at the season opener. Then the sophomore added another win to her record to improve to 2-0 on the rubber with a 2.00 ERA and 19 strikeouts. She went 5-for-9 from the plate with a home run, two doubles and six RBI to help her own cause.