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Kent News Athlete of the Week: Landon Phan

Phan placed sixth in the district tournament, qualifying for state in the spring

The Kent News’s male athlete of the week for Nov. 3 is junior Landon Pham of Kentridge High School, tennis.

Q: What is your favorite subject/class in school?

A: Culinary Arts

Q: Name your Mount Rushmore (Top 4) of Movies?

A: No answer

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

A: Definitely my parents. I wouldn’t be coming back to play from my ACL tear without their support this past year. They did everything for me to get me back to playing my passion again and to be where I am today

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

A: Arizona Iced Tea and gummy brears.

Q: Describe your pre-game ritual

A: Do my hadshake with my mom and listen to my headphones.

Q: Song you currently can’t stop listening to?

A: Telekinesis by Travs Scott

From the sidelines: Why does this student deserve to be Athlete of the Week? Landon Phan deserves to be the Athlete of the Week because he is an outstanding athlete and always has the best attitude! He had a super tough draw at district and never once said anything negative about it! He said that he was going to go out and do his best and he played amazing and placed 6th in the district to make it to the state tournament in May. He won almost all of his matches during the season and never missed a practice or a match. He and his doubles teammates were the only players to make it to state from the NPSL (North Puget Sound League). He is also a 4 point student and is so wonderful to coach!


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