Congratulations to our Hardware Hank “Nuts & Bolts” Athletes of the Week: Cole Gelhar, senior, McGregor boys' basketball and Ilea May, junior, Zimmerman girls' basketball.
Name: Cole Gelhar
Sport: Boys' basketball
Information: Cole joined the 1,000 point club during a tough, three-game week in which he scored 19, 21 and 31 points against Nashwauk-Keewatin, Greenway and Silver Bay. The senior is averaging 24 points and 12 rebounds this season for the 3-1 Mercs.
Name: Ilea May
Sport: Girls' basketball
Information: Ilea is off to a solid start for the Thunder. She's averaging 13 points and nearly 12 rebounds through the first four games of the season.