Athletes of the week – September 1

Zach Moore, Seymour High School soccer, junior

Accomplishments this past week: Scored goals against Columbus East and Centerville

How were you able to perform to your fullest potential this past week?

“I prepared hard and I remained focused on the task at hand.”

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What did you do well?

“I finished when my team needed me to.”

Do you do anything special to prepare?

“I watched tons of film and saw what I had to do in order for my team to succeed.”

Favorite drink: Water

Favorite food: Cereal

Favorite music genre/artist: Country and Chase Rice

Favorite book: “American Sniper” by Chris Kyle

Favorite class: C4 with Mr. Ward

Role model: Dad

Best advice?

“It’s hard to beat someone who never quits.”

If you could travel anywhere and why?

“Bora Bora because I have heard it’s beautiful and I’ve never been.”

Athletics goal (current or future)

“Give Seymour soccer a shot at state.”

Ashton Chase, Seymour High School cross-country, Sophomore

Accomplishments this past week: Finished first in the Bedford North Lawrence and Franklin Community invitationals

How were you able to perform to your fullest potential this past week?

“I give 100 percent at practice every day to become a better runner.”

What did you do well?

“I know who my opponents are before each race. I stay focused and always try to improve my times from the previous race.”

Do you do anything special to prepare?

“I train hard, get plenty of rest and eat a healthy meal before every race.”

Favorite drink: Gatorade

Favorite food: Spaghetti

Favorite music genre/artist: Country

Favorite book: “The Hunger Games”

Favorite class: Latin

Role model: Zoey Johnson

Best advice?

“Just run.”

If you could travel anywhere and why?

“Hawaii because I love being on the beach.”

Athletics goal (current or future)

“My goal this year is to break my personal record (18:48).”

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Jordan Morey is sports editor at The (Seymour) Tribune. He can be reached at jmorey@tribtown.com or 812-523-7069.