Kent Reporter honors Kent-Meridian’s Sutliff, Diaz

  • Thursday, November 29, 2018 1:36pm
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Reese Sutliff and Selena Diaz. COURTESY PHOTOS

Reese Sutliff and Selena Diaz. COURTESY PHOTOS

Kent-Meridian High School’s Reese Sutliff, swimming, is the Kent Reporter’s Male Athlete of the Week.

Q: What is your favorite subject in school?

A: Math and band.

Q: What other activities do you participate in?

A: Playing the trumpet.

Q: Person who has helped you succeed the most?

A: Mr. Vu and my parents.

Q: Do you have a pre- or post-game tradition? What is it?

A: Not really. I celebrate with the team when we do well.

Q: Song you currently can’t get enough of?

A: The entire Anderson Paak’s Oxnard album.

From the Sideline

“Reese is a leader of our team. He makes sure his fellow swimmers know what is going on and sets up for success. He also has worked hard in the offseason to stay in shape, and the results have been faster times and better swims. He is an asset to our team. Reese is a junior and maintains a GPA of 3.98.” – Coach Ruthie Smith

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Kent-Meridian High School’s Selena Diaz, gymnastics, is the Kent Reporter’s Female Athlete of the Week.

Q: What is your favorite subject in school?

A: Sports medicine.

Q: What other activities do you participate in?

A: Softball.

Q: Person who has helped you succeed the most?

A: Uncle and coach John Diaz.

Q: Do you have a pre- or post-game tradition? What is it?

A: Pep talk in the locker room; cotton candy and lollipops after.

Q: Song you currently can’t get enough of?

A: “Run Boy Run” by Woodkid.

From the Sideline

“Selena is one of our captains and our communication to the whole team. She is one of our top gymnasts. She leads by example and helps anyone who she believes could use her help. Selena qualified for state in both her sophomore and junior years. She currently has a 3.195 GPA.”

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