Athletes of the month selected
IRON MOUNTAIN – Iron Mountain’s Jared Gauthier, Norway’s Cole Gonzalez and Kingsford’s Lacy Walsh were selected as the Hometowne Athletes of the month for December.
Gauthier and Gonzalez were both picked for their success in wrestling.
Gauthier, a U.P. champion and ranked fourth in the state, had also posted a 22-0 record and claimed championships at the Elks Invitational and Marquette Challenge.
Gonzalez, also a U.P. champion, was 25-2 overall with individual wins at invites at Escanaba, Kingsford and Menominee. He also took second at the Wabeno and Tomahawk Invites.
Walsh is the season points leader for the Flivvers swim team – boys and girls. She has posted 11 firsts, three seconds and one third this season.
Others December nominees: North Dickinson’s Noah Berg (basketball) and Gina Rotter (basketball); Norway’s Rachel Conery (basketball); and Niagara’s Zach Walker (basketball) and Brooklyn Wolosyn (basketball).