Athletes of the Week

Athletes of the Week
Athletes of the Week
 emily
 

Emily is a 2nd year player on the WMS Volleyball team. She is a backrow setter and a front row hitter. Emily helped the Lady Cubs defeat Mabry this week and helped the Lady Cubs finish 3rd for the season in the Foothills Conference Division One.  For the regular season, Emily had 83 playable serves with 22 of them being aces; she also had multiple games where she served the last 15 points combined to seal the wins.  Coach Tonja Westmoreland says that she has enjoyed watching Emily grow in volleyball over the last two years and cannot wait to see her playing for WHS next season.


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 Gabby Campos

Gabby is in the 8th grade and a second year player for the middle school volleyball team.  Gabby has helped the Lady Cubs (currently 3rd in their division) pick up 4 wins. Gabby helped the Lady Wolverine Cubs defeat Blacksburg twice and Chesnee last week.  Gabby is tied with another player leading the team in the most serves total (52) with 15 being Aces. Gabby plays the position of setter and a Front Row hitter on the team.  Coach Tonja Westmoreland says that Gabby has been fun to watch as she has drastically grown in knowledge and skill in a short period of time and has become a leader on the team.

 
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 Tae Goggins

 

Tae is in the 8th grade and a second year football player.  This past week he helped the Wolverine Cubs pick up a big win in a divisional game against Cowpens, winning 50-16.  Tae had two touchdowns himself and had several key blocks for others to score.  He also is the starting cornerback on defense and had multiple tackles. Head Coach Lanford says that Tae is progressing nicely and has helped the team start out 3 - 1.

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Haley West

Haley West is a second year player for the volleyball team.  Haley is a middle hitter and defensive specialist on the team. She helped the Lady Wolverine Cubs pick up two wins against Chesnee and Mabry, winning both 3-0.  Haley is one of two players that is leading the team in the most serves total with 41 playable serves; also five of Haley’s serves have been aces. Coach Westmoreland says that Haley’s drive, determination, and leadership skills have made her an outstanding volleyball player.

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Mathias Dial  

Mathias is a second year player for the middle school football team. He plays receiver, special teams, and defensive back. This past week he helped the football team defeat Pacolet 20-8.  Mathias had a return punt for a touchdown and he had three catches for 35 yards. Head coach, Coach Lanford, says that Mathias responded well to his coaches challenging him and really stepped up his game to help the Wolverine Cubs defeat Pacolet.