Fall athlete spotlight


Alex Francisco Photo by Andrew Banocy

Evan Sussin and Micah Dargan-Coley

Alex Francisco (Golf):

Q: What do you love most about your sport?

A: “It’s a self paced game. I get to meet new people which is great too. But what I love most is that you can’t blame anyone else but yourself.”

Q: How would you describe your most recent season?

A: “It’s been amazing, I got to play in some big tournaments. I also won the 2022 district individual championship, so that’s a big accomplishment for me. As a senior that was the one thing I wanted going into the season.”


Jacob Gunn Photo by Andrew Banocy

Jacob Gunn (Football):

Q: What do you love most about your sport?

A: “I love the family that I have built within the football program and those experiences with my teammates have been what I love most about football.”

Q: How do your coaches push you to be successful?

A:“My coaches push me everyday by being hard on me and my performance every week, and the relationship with my coaches is like never before. I appreciate all my coaches and my coaches trust me which allows me to be successful.”





Nicholas Palazinni Photo by Andrew Banocy

Nicholas Palazinni (Cross Country):

Q: What do you love most about your sport?

A: “I love the people on the team and just the general atmosphere, it is always so much fun to be with them and see them at the end of the school day.”

Q: How does your coach push you to be successful?

A: “My coach pushes me to do better by encouraging me every day and pushing me out of my comfort zone to help me achieve my goals.”