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Posted: April 10, 2012 - 2:57pm  |  Updated: April 25, 2012 - 9:31am
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Victoria Luarca
Victoria Luarca

Victoria Luarca

SPORT: Softball

POSITION: Pitcher and
second base

AGE: 18

GRADE: 12th

SCHOOL: Victory Christian

WHY DID YOU CHOOSE SOFTBALL? I been playing it for five years. I fell in love with it my first year.

WHAT IS THE MOST DIFFICULT THING TO DO IN SOFTBALL? Catching pop-ups that are hit in the middle of the field

STANDOUT MOMENT: I hit a home run when we played against Abundant Life (on March 26).

STRENGTHS: Fielding the ball and running bases

IMPROVEMENT GOAL FOR THE SEASON: To hit another home run

WORST INJURY: I twisted my ankle.

TRAINING ROUTINE: I pitch and throw with my little brother, William, or throw with Anthony Vertucci.

OTHER SPORTS: Cheerleading

WHY IS BEING INVOLVED IN SPORTS IMPORTANT? You get to stay fit and your teammates become your friends for life.

 

Matthew Berry

SPORT: Tennis

POSITION: Sixth

AGE: 17

GRADE: 11th

SCHOOL: North Augusta High

WHY DID YOU CHOOSE TENNIS? Just a sport to play. Why not?

WHAT IS THE MOST DIFFICULT THING TO DO IN TENNIS? Win

STANDOUT MOMENT: Doubles against Barnwell

STRENGTHS: My ground strokes

IMPROVEMENT GOAL FOR THE SEASON: Volleys

WORST INJURY: None

TRAINING ROUTINE: Practice and weight lifting

OTHER SPORTS: Disc golf

WHY IS BEING INVOLVED IN SPORTS IMPORTANT? It's good to be physically healthy, makes you feel better.

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