The Big-Z / Chris Erwin State Farm Scholar Athletes of the Week have been announced for this week.
Male Scholar Athlete --
>>Stephen Hasse - SR, Marquette soccer
Hasse led the Explorers in scoring this fall season with 19-goals & 21-assists. The Explorers went 16-3-4 on the year. They had a 17-game unbeaten streak to start the season (13-0-4) before losing to Clayton, MO on September 29.
Stephen was named to the all-state soccer team by the Illinois High School Coaches Association. Three Explorers seniors were named to that all-state soccer squad - Stephen Hasse, Chris Hartrich, & Nick Hemann.
Female Scholar Athlete --
>>Michaela Tarpley - SR, Roxana Cross Country
Tarpley helped lead the Roxana Cross Country team to a Class 1A State Final appearance. The Shells girls cross country squad had a successful run in the postseason with a 2nd place finish in the Class 1A Freeburg Regional and a 4th place team score at the Class 1A Benton Sectional to qualify for state. She also was part of the Lady Shells South Central Conference title in 2018.
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