Thomas Jefferson High School’s Ali Saucedo, girls cross country, was selected as the Federal Way Mirror Female Athlete of the Week for Nov. 10.
Q: What is your favorite subject in school?
A: History because I love the debates and argumentative writing assignments, as well as projects
Q: What other activities/hobbies do you participate in?
A: Basketball and soccer
Q: Person who has helped you succeed the most?
A: My mom and dad for all that they do and my coaches for believing in me
Q: Do you have a pre- or post-game tradition? What is it?
A: Our team has pasta dinners and tempo runs on Mondays
Q: Song you currently can’t get enough of?
From the Sideline
“Ali Saucedo, as a freshman, currently has the eighth fastest 5-kilometer time in the entire NPSL league at 20 minutes, .05 seconds,” Thomas Jefferson coach Paul Ruston said. “She is the Federal Way Public Schools All-City meet champion, which places her third all time on the TJHS home course as a freshman. She has also won the Decatur-Auburn three-way meet, as well as the Federal Way-Auburn Mountainview three-way meet. Ali qualified for the West Central District meet, as well as the WIAA state meet.”
The Athlete of the Week is sponsored by Eagle Tire, Federal Way Public Schools and Jimmy Mac’s Roadhouse.