Athletes of the Week

Athletes of the Week

JJ Malone, Blue Ridge, Senior, Soccer

Recently: Area scoring leader had three goals in two postseason matches to inch closer to becoming the third area athlete in history with 50 goals in one season.

I need concert tickets to ... Blink 182.

I'm dying to see ... "Red."

I'm always texting ... Madison Cooper.

I'm driving ... a Ford Explorer.

Before I compete, I eat ... two peanut butter and jelly sandwiches.

In 10 years ... Hopefully starting a family

My first job was ... reffing little kids' soccer games in Farmer City.

My favorite soccer player is ... Lionel Messi.

A perfect Saturday night would be ... hanging with friends.

I'd love to have a date with ... Chanel on MTV's "Fantasy Factory."

Honorable mention: Mat Bowen, Salt Fork golf; Reed Collins, Bismarck-Henning football; Garrett Cox, Mahomet-Seymour golf; Kegan Decker, Oakwood soccer; Weston DePratt, Danville soccer; Ben Dodds, St. Thomas More golf; Grant Dukeman, Mahomet-Seymour golf; Adam Guth, Mahomet-Seymour golf; David Keenan, Salt Fork golf; Nathaniel Khachaturian, St. Thomas More golf; Lucas Prather, Mahomet-Seymour cross-country; Ryan Strange, Oakwood/Armstrong-Potomac football; Seth Trolia, Mahomet-Seymour golf; Jason Troyer, Mahomet-Seymour golf

Olivia Downs, Fisher, Senior, Volleyball

Recently: Libero put on a defensive display against Tri-Valley, compiling 41 digs in a three-set match.

I need concert tickets to ... Paramore.

I'm dying to see ... "The Lovely Bones."

I'm always texting ... Taylor Simpson, my best friend.

If I had a million bucks, I'd ... donate it to animal shelters.

I'm driving ... a Ford Taurus.

Before I compete, I eat ... a lot of junk food.

In 10 years ... A vet tech

My first job was ... I haven't got a job yet, but I'm going to get one this summer.

My favorite athlete is ... the whole UI volleyball team.

A perfect Saturday night would be ... having a movie night at a friend's house.

I'd love to have a date with ... Picnic on the beach with Vin Diesel

Honorable mention: Madie Baillon, St. Thomas More tennis; Megan Deedrich, St. Thomas More golf; Lizzy Dombroski, Centennial golf; Samantha Emery, Champaign Central tennis; Kelsey Gallivan, St. Thomas More golf; Nelli Golmeeva, Champaign Central tennis; Lori Haas, Bismarck-Henning tennis; Amber Meyer, Tri-County volleyball; Sierra Myerscough, St. Thomas More golf; Alex Pelmore, Champaign Central volleyball; Ciara Pierce, Oakwood/Armstrong-Potomac cross-country; Emily Spangler, Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley golf; McKenzie Stipes, St. Thomas More golf; Kelly Wachtel, Centennial volleyball

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