Congratulations to our Hardware Hank “Nuts & Bolts” Athletes of the Week: Jenny Nelson, junior, Edgerton/SW MN Christian softball and Ben Ingbar, junior, Blake boys’ tennis.
Name: Jenny Nelson
School: Edgerton/SW MN Christian
Information: The catcher had an unbelievable, record breaking performance at the girls’ state softball tournament. In three games, all of which the Flying Dutchmen won by 10-run rules, Nelson went 8-for-13 at the plate, scoring three runs and broke a state record with ten RBI and topped another tourney mark with three home runs.
Name: Ben Ingbar
Position: #1 singles
Sport: Boys’ tennis
Information: Ingbar was on top all year in Class 1A. He started the season as the top-ranked player and never gave up that spot as he defeated Blake teammate Jack Barker in the finals for his second straight individual title. He also won a doubles championship as a freshman.