Battle Lake senior Dillon Christensen was a member of the Boys’ Basketball team and counts among his top sports memories working hard to earn a starting spot on the varsity team. He also recalls finishing out a game with what he thought was a jammed thumb, but finding out the next day that he had actually chipped a bone in his hand.
Blaine Wallevand was an Ottertail Central Bulldog on the football field and a Henning Hornet on the basketball court. The Henning senior lists his top sports memory as winning the Class A State Boys Basketball title in 2019. A close second came in March of this year when the Hornets repeated a Section 6A champs, a week after the Henning girls’ captured their first Section championship, advancing to state. Of course, the Henning boys didn’t get a chance to defend their state title due to Covid-19.
Hillcrest Lutheran Academy senior Thomas Zwiers, a three-sport athlete for the Comets, is planning to take a gap year after his high school graduation, with his eyes on a return to school the following year and resuming his football career. Zwiers participated in football, basketball and track at HLA.