Congratulations to our Hardware Hank “Nuts & Bolts” Athletes of the Week: Derek Thompson, senior, Rocori football and Chad Costello, senior, Champlin Park football.
Name: Derek Thompson
Information: It was Thompson time in the state quarterfinals. Derek made eight catches for 157 yards and three touchdowns in the Spartans' win over Orono.
Name: Chad Costello
School: Champlin Park
Information: Back in the starting role again, Chad was surgical in the Rebels' upset win over top-seeded Rosemount. The senior completed 36 of 43 passes for 423 yards and three touchdowns in the state quarterfinal overtime win.