Athlete of the Week
The Powerland Rural High School Athlete of the Week is Colton Harder of the W.C. Miller Aces hockey team in Altona.
This 5’10” center helped lead the Aces to first place in the Zone 4 hockey standings heading into the winter break, sitting with a 14-2 record. The Aces also captured first place in both the Neepawa and Morden tournaments going 7-0. He recently broke the Zone 4 record for career points by a hockey player, that dated back to 1988-89, by recording his 153rd point in 67 games (84 goals and 69 assists). This year alone he has 45 goals and 46 assists (91 points) through 25 games. He is 12 points off the single season record with 8 games left. Coach Rob Smith states, “Colton is a true leader by example for our team. His tireless work ethic and commitment to improve his game is what makes him an elite player at this level.”
This Grade 12 student maintains an 88% academic average, while also participating in golf.