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Katie Barton, South Suburban adapted softball.

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Emma Claire Fontenot, Eden Prairie girls' lacrosse.

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Charlie Fredericks, Burnsville boys' lacrosse.

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Athletes of the week

  • Article by: JIM PAULSEN
  • Star Tribune
  • April 23, 2013 - 1:50 AM

KATIE BARTON

South Suburban • adapted softball

In her first varsity game, Barton, a junior outfielder at Bloomington Jefferson, went 3-for-4 and drove in five runs for the Jets’ CI Division team in a 15-8 victory over New Prague. “I wish you could have seen the smile on her face,” said co-head coach AndyMeinhardt.

EMMA CLAIRE FONTENOT

Eden Prairie • girls’ lacrosse

The Eagles found a roof to play under and got in three victories last week. Fontenot, a senior midfielder, scored eight goals and added seven assists, picked up six ground balls, had four draw controls and forced four turnovers as Eden Prairie beat Lakeville North 16-7, Wayzata 17-3 and Hopkins 17-1.

CHARLIE FREDERICKS

Burnsville • boys’ lacrosse

The Blaze traveled to Rochester over the weekend and came back with a pair of overtime victories. Fredericks, a junior midfielder, was the driving offensive force. He scored six goals, including the game-winner, in an 8-7 victory over Rochester Century on Friday. He had three more goals in a 7-6 victory over Rochester Mayo, giving him a state-leading nine goals on the season.

JIM PAULSEN







 

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