Auburn Reporter honors the Ravens’ Lenihan, Russell

  • Thursday, January 10, 2019 1:32pm
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Cole Lenihan, left, and Will Russell. COURTESY PHOTOS

Cole Lenihan, left, and Will Russell. COURTESY PHOTOS

Auburn Riverside High School’s Cole Lenihan, basketball, is the Auburn Reporter’s Athlete of the Week.

Q: What is your favorite subject in school?

A: Social Studies, U.S. history.

Q: What other activities do you participate in?

A: Track, golf, video games..

Q: Person who has helped you succeed the most?

A: Mr. Hunter, dean of students.

Q: Do you have a pre- or post-game tradition? What is it?

A: Listen to “Welcome to Heartbreak” before every game..

Q: Song you currently can’t get enough of?

A: “Welcome to Heartbreak.”

From the Sideline

Cole scored 20 points, including the game-tying free throw to send the game into overtime, and collected eight rebounds against Auburn.

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Auburn Riverside High School’s Will Russell, wrestling, is the Auburn Reporter’s Athlete of the Week.

Q: What is your favorite subject in school?

A: Weight Training with Mr. Goethals.

Q: What other activities do you participate in?

A: Construction and football.

Q: Person who has helped you succeed the most?

A: Coach Kyle Jones and my step-dad, Casey.

Q: Do you have a pre- or post-game tradition? What is it?

A: Stretch and get ready.

Q: Song you currently can’t get enough of?

A: “Up to my neck in Offers.”

From the Sideline

Will won the Doc Herren Invitational, beating out 24 other wrestlers and winning by pin in the finals. Then, the following weekend, he went to the 54-team Gut Check tournament and finished fourth overall. These two performances moved Will up to the No. 5 ranking among 4A 220-pound wrestlers in the state.

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