Congratulations to our Hardware Hank “Nuts & Bolts” Athletes of the Week: AJ Hinz, junior, Annandale baseball and Joey Stillings, junior, Eastview boys' lacrosse.
Name: AJ Hinz
Information: Hinz has been hot on the mound and at the plate this season. The junior has logged 39 1/3 innings posting 60 strikeouts, four walks and just three earned runs in 6 starts, with an ERA of 0.69. He's batting .440 for the season and last week went 4-for-5, 2-for-3 and 5-for-5 at the plate with one home run.
Name: Joey Stillings
Sport: Boys' lacrosse
Information: Lightning can strike quickly, and not just during May storms. Stillings has been stellar, leading top-ranked Eastview as they defeated two other top ten teams last week. The junior scored five goals in wins over Prior Lake and Eagan to help keep the Lightning's record perfect on the season.