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Photo Gallery: Soccer vs. Northwest, May 9, 2024
Photo Gallery: Soccer vs. Northwest, May 9, 2024
Scott Hoskins, Journalism Adviser/Photographer • Published May 13, 2024
Photo Gallery: Soccer vs. Northwest, May 9, 2024
Photo Gallery: Soccer vs. Northwest, May 9, 2024
Scott Hoskins, Journalism Adviser/Photographer • Published May 13, 2024
Photo Gallery: JROTC @Daytona Beach Drill World Championships
Photo Gallery: JROTC @Daytona Beach Drill World Championships
Gisely Argueta, Phototgrapher • Published May 8, 2024
Exam schedule posted
Exam schedule posted
Staff ReportPublished May 8, 2024
Laptop collection day set for Thursday, May 16
Laptop collection day set for Thursday, May 16
Staff ReportPublished May 6, 2024

Humans of West Creek: Leilyn Mercado

Mercado just finished her junior year soccer season
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Scott Hoskins
Leilyn Mercado dribbles the ball against Clarksville High in the region tournament on Oct. 18, 2023.

Question: How long have you been playing soccer?

Answer: “6 years.”

Q: What is your favorite part about playing this sport?

A: “The family and friends that I make. I just love the competition!”

Q: How do you manage your time between school, practice, and games?

A: “It’s hard, but I just don’t procrastinate. I get things done ahead of time so I’m not as stressed.”

Q: What is your favorite memory or moment as a student-athlete?

A: “Winning the district championship. The amount of work we’ve put in over the years is indescribable. We definitely deserved it, we have our seniors something to leave with.”

Q: Who is your favorite role model? And why?

A: “My mom. She’s so supportive and will forever be my biggest supporter.”

Q: Who is your biggest inspiration? and why?

A:Sophia Smith. She’s very inspiring as a soccer player, she does her thing every time she gets on the field.”

Q: What is the best advice you have received from a coach?

A:Some advice that I got from a few of my coaches is that I’m a leader and I have to lift my players no matter what it is.”

Q: What is your favorite song to listen to prior to competing?

A: “Anything by Lil Baby and ‘No Hands’ by Waka Flocka.”

Q: Have you lived in Clarksville your entire life? If not , where have you lived?

A: “For the majority of my life, yes, but before I came down here I lived in New York.”

Q: What values have you learned from being part of a team?

A: “Everyone has a job on the team, and if we want to achieve something, we have to work together. We can never do it alone.”

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