Kent News Athlete of the Week: Jamie Scorup

Scorup is a dedicated athlete and leads by example

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The Kent News’s male athlete of the week for the week of Dec. 22 is Kentlake High School junior Jamie Scorup, swim and dive.

What is your favorite subject/class in school?

Bio-medical Science

Name your Mount Rushmore (Top 4) favorite movies:

Lord of the Rings (1-4) The Lord of the Rings return of the King, Monty Python and the Holy Grail, Wall-E, Pirates of the Caribbean Curse of the Black pearl

Who is the person in your life that has helped you succeed the most?

Both my mom and dad. They have both been there for me to check over my work, present feedback, provide transportation and inspire me.

You’re on a long road trip, you stop at a gas station. You get one drink and one snack. What are you choosing?

An Arizona Arnold palmer as well as honey coated roasted almonds

Describe your pre-game ritual:

Listen to RIOT by Overkill, volume fully up. Eat a Snickers, drink Gatorade and stock up on plenty of carbs the day before.

Song you currently can’t stop listening to?

Go Your Own Way by Fleetwood Mac

From the sidelines: Jaime is a dedicated athlete who excels in everything he puts his mind to. He’s reliable, makes each practice on time and leads the others by his example. Jaime is our high point earner this year and willing to swim in any event. He’s also serving his first year as one of three Captains which was a unanimous vote by his teammates.


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