Congratulations to our Hardware Hank “Nuts & Bolts” Athletes of the Week: Emma Schmidt, junior, Wheaton/Herman-Norcross girls' basketball and McKinley Wright, senior, Champlin Park boys' basketball.
Name: Emma Schmidt
Sport: Girls' basketball
Information: Emma is one of the top girls basketball players in Class 1A and recently hit a career milestone with her 1000th point. The junior guard is averaging almost 18 points and 10 rebounds per game, helping the Warriors to a perfect 26-0 regular season.
Name: McKinley Wright
Sport: Boys' basketball
School: Champlin Park
Information: McKinley has been fantastic all year, but stepped up his game even more last week. The senior guard had a season-high 46 points and 14 rebounds in a win over DeLaSalle, completing a three-game stretch in which he totaled 83 points, 30 assists and 28 rebounds.