Athletes of the Week

Athletes of the Week

Katelynn Martinez, Centennial, sophomore, Soccer

Recently: Area's top scorer had five goals and an assist in two soccer wins.

I'm dying to see ... "Fast Five."

I need concert tickets to ... Justin Bieber.

I'm always texting ... Damontae Space.

Favorite athlete: Michael Jordan

Favorite sport: Basketball

I'm driving ... a Chrysler Town & Country that I share with my mom.

In 10 years ... I'd like to play overseas. Something to do with basketball

My first job was ... babysitting my little cousin.

Honorable mention: Mary Bass, Bismarck-Henning track and field; Chelsea Blaase, St. Joseph-Ogden track and field; Jessica Burke, Mahomet-Seymour track and field; Jess Clarke, LeRoy track and field; Emily Coile, Ridgeview track and field; Karly Goodman, Arthur-Lovington track and field; Meghan Houk, Urbana track and field; Mary Cate Hummel, Urbana track and field; Mackenzie Joop, Mahomet-Seymour track and field; Codi Knerr, Mahomet-Seymour track and field; Toria Plotner, Salt Fork track and field; Mercedes Porter, Rantoul track and field; Shelby Stevenson, Urbana track and field; Claire Tortorelli, Centennial track and field

Joel Learnard, Salt Fork, senior, Baseball

Recently: Hit home runs in three consecutive games (three in one of the games) and pitched a three-hit shutout in the team's fourth game of the week.

The longest home run you have hit was ... 420 feet.

Fastest fastball? 90 mph in Decatur last summer

Albert Pujols at third base ... is pretty cool to see.

I'm dying to see ... "The Hangover II."

I need concert tickets to ... Wiz Khalifa.

Favorite athlete: Derrick Rose

Bulls or Heat? Bulls. I'm not a big fan of LeBron for taking the easy way out.

I'm driving ... a 2004 Pontiac Grand Am.

In 10 years, I'll be ... hopefully coaching some sport.

My first job was ... helping my dad out around the farm

Honorable mention: D.J. Davis, Armstrong-Potomac baseball; Nic Duffle, Arcola baseball; Aaron Ennis, Clinton baseball; John Essig, East Central baseball; Clayton Fink, Iroquois West baseball; Dylan Kingren, Paxton-Buckley-Loda baseball; Ben Knipfer, St. Joseph-Ogden baseball; Tate Long, Champaign Central baseball; Yanis Mokraoui, Danville tennis; Ashish Patel, Danville tennis; Trey Rogers, Fisher baseball; Eric Steffen, LeRoy baseball; Zack Thomas, Danville baseball; Seth Tolliver, Unity baseball