Athlete of the Week:
Todd Beamer High School’s Aaliyah Alexander, girls basketball, was selected as the Federal Way Mirror Female Athlete of the Week for Dec. 21.
Q: What is your favorite subject/class in school?
A: French 3.
Q: What other activities/hobbies do you participate in?
A: Baking/cooking and painting nails.
Q: Person who has helped you succeed the most?
A: Sister Nia Alexander (USF basketball) is a good role model.
Q: Do you have a pregame/competition ritual or postgame tradition, and what is it?
A: I listen to Drake before the game.
Q: Song you currently can’t get enough of?
A: “Sicko Mode” by Travis Scott feat. Drake.
From the sideline: First game of the season, Aaliyah set the tone and continued the legacy of Todd Beamer basketball. She had double-double with 19 points, 12 rebounds, four assists, three steals and a block.