Auburn’s Tristin Williams and Mary Appiah-Kubi. COURTESY PHOTOS

Auburn’s Tristin Williams and Mary Appiah-Kubi. COURTESY PHOTOS

Auburn Reporter honors the Trojans’ Williams, Appiah-Kubi

  • Friday, October 4, 2019 9:30am
  • Sports

Auburn High School’s Tristin Williams, golf, is the Auburn Reporter’s Male Athlete of the Week.

Q: What is your favorite subject in school?

A: Anatomy.

Q: What other activities do you participate in?

A: Race dirt bikes and wrestle for AHS.

Q: Person who has helped you succeed the most?

A: My mom and dad.

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

A: I have a ritual I follow when I race dirt bikes, but for high school athletics I show up ready to compete.

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

A: “Knockin’ Boots” by Luke Bryana.

From the Sideline

Tristin Williams shot a career-best round of 44 strokes with nine points to clinch the victory for the Trojans. His stellar round was highlighted by a birdie on the seventh hole. Our match against Federal Way was also very close and came down to the final group. Tristin picked up where he left off and birdied the first hole. He added a par and a bogey and finished the day with six points, helping us win the match 41-32. The Trojans (4-3) have won four consecutive matches. Tristin is also a member of the Trojan wrestling team.

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Auburn High School’s Mary Appiah-Kubi, volleyball, is the Auburn Reporter’s Female Athlete of the Week.

Q: What is your favorite subject in school?

A: DECA.

Q: What other activities do you participate in?

A: Water polo, basketball,and holiday festivities (things you do during all the holidays, like the pumpkin patch or Christmas lights).

Q: Person who has helped you succeed the most?

A: Mrs. Henry and Mrs. Hererra.

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

A: Pre-game, I put my headphones in and jam out to some good vibes. Post-game, I like to debrief and see what I could do better for the next game and where I have room for improvement.

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

A: “Lil Boo Baby” by Leek Jack.

From the Sideline

Mary had four kills and three stuff blocks against Kentridge. She used her energy in a productive manner and inspired the people around her to rise to the occasion. She provides encouragement for her team when we are down. She gets points, channels her emotions into the game and encourages her teammates to stand up and fight back. Mary is also a member of our basketball and water polo teams. She is our junior class vice president and a member of Troy Crew.


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