Athlete of the Week
The Tire Recycle Rural High School Athlete of the Week is Tara Frisch of the Nellie McClung Stingers Fastpitch team in Manitou.
This 5’11” pitcher and first baseman led the Stingers to their 4th consecutive Zone 6 Championships. During zones she pitched a complete game allowing two runs, on three hits. During this same time frame she also set a personal best in winning the Zone 6 Varsity girls high jump with a jump of 1.53 m. During the fastpitch season, she led the team in home runs with 3, RBI with 22, and wins with 5. Coach Corinne VanDeVelde states, “Tara is an incredible athlete who is always pushing herself to improve. Tara is dedicated and strives to be the best she can be in whatever sport she competes in. Tara is a great athlete to coach!"
This grade 12 student maintains a 97% average, while also participating in volleyball, basketball, golf and curling.