Kent News Male Athlete of the Week: Mason Duarte

Duarte excells both on the field and in the classroom.

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The Kent News’s male athlete of the week for the week of Mar. 29 is Kentlake High School senior Mason Duarte, boys soccer.

What is your favorite subject/class in school?

Ceramics

Name your Mount Rushmore (Top 4) favorite movies:

Spiderman Across the Spiderverse, Star Wars- Revenge of the Sith, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone. Pele: Birth of a Legend

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

Mom & Dad

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

Bag of Oberto Pepperoni sticks and blue Gatorade

Describe your pre-game ritual:

Before a game I always like to imagine myself making saves and doing things on the field, like meditation.

Song you currently can’t stop listening to?

Madiba Riddim by Drake

From the sidelines: He deserves to be athlete of the week because of his exceptional leadership and skill as co-captain and starting goalkeeper. Mason’s academic achievements are highlighted by his acceptance to multiple colleges. Such as, UW, Oregon State and Western Washington. Mason’s commitment to soccer extends beyond school having played for PAC NW for many years. These underscore his excellence in both sport and education.


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