Athlete of the Week: Q&A with Maddie Stock


Credit to Kamryn Bell

Junior Maddie Stock attempts to make a free through in a varsity girls basketball game.

By Fabian Schwuchow

Q: What is your position, and what is it like to play that position?

A: I play point guard, and it’s pretty fun, because you get to bring the ball up, and kinda tell your team what to do, like tell them where to go.

Q: How have you been preparing for this season?

A: We have been like really focusing, as a group, and as a family this year.

Q: What do you enjoy most about playing basketball?

A: I really enjoy just being as group with my team, like being a family, and being there for each other.

Q: What is your favorite thing you remember last season?

A: I just remember every time we had won, we had all gotten really happy and we enjoyed it since we don’t have that many wins.

Q: When you look back at last season, what went good and what went bad?

A: We were pretty good at running our plays, like knowing where we were supposed to be, but sometimes we didn’t do that all the time which was what went bad.

Q: How do you balance school and sports?

A: I try to do most of my homework right when I get home from practice, so I can go to bed at a decent time.

Q: What is the goal you want to reach in the upcoming season?

A: We want to be over .500 like we were last season, hopefully we will get it this season.

Q: Why do you continue to play basketball?

A: I have being playing basketball for a while so it’s something I always do and I just love doing it.

Q: How does your team celebrate a win?

A: We are all really excited after we win, because we all knew that we worked hard enough to get that win.