Pirates of the Week: Jan. 13-20

Crookston Times
Easton Tangquist

Boys' Basketball: senior Easton Tangquist 

Coach Greg Garmen: "Easton is one we will look to for leadership all season long. He came alive in our game with Roseau, finding his touch from beyond the arc and also scoring a bunch inside. He has gotten stronger and that has shown with his play so far this year.  Easton has also played some pretty good defense so far this season."

Emma Boll

Girls' Basketball: senior Emma Boll

Coach Darin Zimmerman: "Emma is a great leader and has really expanded her game and role this season. She is a strong presence in the post, good defender, and has the makings of an elite rebounder."

Lily Groven

Dance: sophomore Lily Groven 

Coach Grace Espinosa: "Lily is a 10th grader on our Varsity Kick team. Despite the craziness of this season, Lily always has a positive attitude, works hard and makes the best of each practice. I've seen a lot of growth in her as a dancer already and I'm excited to see how much she keeps improving over the rest of the season!"

Kailee Magsam

Girls' Hockey: sophomore Kailee Magsam

Coach Tim Moe: "Kailee has been thrust into the starting role this year. She has only been playing hockey for three years, but in that time has worked hard to become a very good goalie. She got her first shutout against International Falls and played very well in our games this past week against East Grand Forks and Thief River Falls. Through our first three games she has a 1.33 goals-against average and a 90.2 save percentage."

Hunter Kresl

Wrestling: sophomore Hunter Kresl

Coach Wes Hanson: "Hunter Kresl has earned Pirate of the Week honors with his strong performance in the opening week of competition. Hunter picked up two wins by pin to help his team. He's wrestling smart and capitalizing on his opponents' mistakes."

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