PACA Athletes of the Week

Jack Van Camp (Wrestling) – Jack had a great week of competition.  In the Brookings Dual he recorded the fastest pin in 1 minute and 9 seconds. At the Mid Dakota Monster Van Camp battled from the 2nd seed to go 4-0 with two pins and 2 decisions.  In the finals, he beat Trevor Peters of Winner, who was previously undefeated and a State Champion at 152 lbs in South Dakota Class B.  Jack has also been working on his leadership skills along with his own abilities in order to in order to help his team.

Emerie Stephens (Gymnastics): Last week, sophomore Emerie Stephens received her career high score for her handspring half – half on vault.  In addition to her vault score, she finally competed a layout salto half in her floor routine and added a kip to her bar routine.  She continues to work hard to increase her layout half and hopes to eventually compete a layout full on floor.  Emerie has a great work ethic and continues encourages all her teammates.