N-G Athletes of the Week

N-G Athletes of the Week

Rayvonte Rice

Junior, Centennial


Recent accomplishments: Rice led the Chargers in total scoring (32 points) and rebounds (18) in sectional victories against Springfield Southeast and Lincoln to advance to the Class 3A super-sectional.

Quote: "It was crazy. I think Centennial has only advanced once before."

My favorite meal is ... steak with bleu cheese.

In a word, I am ... athletic.

If I could go anywhere, it would be ... Canada.

My favorite school subject is ... math.

Dream job: Playing in the NBA

Dream date: Meagan Good

My hero outside of athletics is ... my uncle Curtis.

If I could compete at any venue, it would be ... Pauley Pavilion.

When I am president, I will ... improve our educational system.

When I am wealthy, I would like to ... get my mom a bigger house and take care of her.

Honorable mention: Jesse Brucker, GCMS baseball; Zander Culver, Champaign Central basketball; Bryson Davis-Johnson, Centennial basketball; John Demblon, Fisher baseball; Daniel Gaither, Unity baseball; Jesse Hall, Tuscola baseball; Jeff Johnson, Centennial basketball; Jordan Johnson, Centennial basketball; James Kinney, Centennial basketball; Kollin Marquardt, Champaign Central baseball; Josh Piper, Centennial basketball; Zach Villwock, Iroquois West baseball; Drew Watts, Watseka baseball

Destiny Carter

Sophomore, Danville

Track and field

Recent accomplishments: Carter won 200- and 400-meter races and placed second in the long jump. She also ran a leg on the winning 1,600 relay at Friday's Big 12 Conference indoor track and field meet.

Quote: "We have two more indoor meets and I would like to get the school 400 record of 61.79."

My favorite meal is ... shrimp.

Before a meet, I get ready by ... getting a lot of sleep the night before.

If I could go anywhere, it would be ... Spain.

My most memorable moment in athletics is ... breaking the school record in the 200 at sectionals last year.

My favorite school subject is ... American literature.

Dream job: Chef

When I am president, I will ... make everything fair.

People don't know that I ... pout when I lose.

When I am wealthy, I would like to ... buy a house.

My role model is ... my sister Shantaia.

Honorable mention: Dakota Bohlmann, Watseka softball; Imy Bullock, Centennial track and field; Kelsey Hardimon, Monticello soccer; Erin Henk, Hoopeston Area softball; Samantha Ledbetter, Tuscola softball; Becca Millage, St. Thomas More softball; Hannah Reece, Mahomet-Seymour softball; Regan Romshek, GCMS softball; Hannah Smith, Monticello soccer; Shelby Stevenson, Urbana track and field; Tacara Tate, Danville track and field; Mallory Weber, Salt Fork softball; McKenzie White, Urbana track and field


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