Local radio station honors top area athletes from winter season

NEW ULM — KNUJ honored its Players of The Year on Tuesday night.

The Girls’ Basketball Player of the Year was Madison Mathiowetz from Sleepy Eye St Mary’s. The sophomore scored a school-record 817 points this past season and led the Knights to the Section 2A championship game.

The Boys’ Basketball Player of the Year was Wyatt Olson from St. Peter. Olson helped the Saints win 19 games by scoring 522 points. He is also the school’s all-time leading scorer and rebounder.

The Co-Wrestler of the Year is Trevor Eisfeld from Tracy-Milroy-Balaton/Westbrook-Walnut Grove. Eisfeld finished the year 51-0 and won the 182-pound Class A individual championship.

The other Co-Wrestler of the Year is Kaleb Haase from Redwood Valley/Cedar Mountain. Haase finished the year 41-0 and won the 285-pound Class AA individual championship.


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