Athletes of the Week

Athletes of the Week
Athletes of the Week
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Gabe Ellison

Gabe is a second year wrestler for WMS and a returning state qualifier. Gabe wrestles at the 112 lb class. He is currently 14-1 in individuals.  He finished in 1st place at the Broome Invitational and at the Bojangles Area 3 Qualifier, which means Gabe has already qualified for Upper State. He has scored 13 pins in 14 wins.  Head coach, Coach Ramsey, says that Gabe puts a lot of time and effort into being a good wrester and it shows when he steps on the mat.  Coach adds that he truly represents what it means to be a student-athlete and is very proud of him. 


 
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 Gabby Campos

Gabby is a second year player for the Lady Cubs’ basketball team and a starting post player this season. She scored 8 points in the win over Ewing and contributed 12 points in the win over Chesnee. Coach Addis says that Gabby is an incredible athlete and is very coachable. He adds that she has worked hard to improve this year and that improvement is making a big impact for the team this season.  The Lady Cub Wolverines are currently in first place in the Foothills Conference.

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 Jailen Tribble

Jailen is a second year player for the WMS boys basketball team. He has helped the team have a good start this year and played a vital role in the two conference victories against Cowpens and Blacksburg to help the Cubs begin conference play 2-0.  Head coach, Coach Carroll, says that Jailen has become a good leader for the team and is playing hard on both sides of the ball to help set the tone for the team.


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Jenna Peace 

Jenna is a second year player for the WMS Girls basketball team. She has played a vital role in the team’s success this season with her defense. Head coach, Coach Addis, says that Jenna is a smart, high energy player that plays off great instinct. He adds that she is a shut-down style defensive player and always guards the opposing team’s best player.  Jenna has helped the Lady Wolverine Cubs start out 2-0 in the conference games.

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Emily Brown     
        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.