Athlete of the Week:
Thomas Jefferson High School’s Elyas Poore, boys tennis, was selected as the Federal Way Mirror Male Athlete of the Week for Oct. 12.
Q: What is your favorite subject/class in school?
Q: What other activities/hobbies do you participate in?
A: Spending time with my friends and family.
Q: Person who has helped you succeed the most?
A: My parents, Gary and Hilarie Poore, as well as my grandparents.
Q: Do you have a pregame/competition ritual or postgame tradition, and what is it?
A: I do not have a pregame or postgame ritual.
Q: Song you currently can’t get enough of?
A: “Whatever It Takes” by Imagine Dragons.
From the sideline: Elyas is 8-2 at first singles. The Raiders are 12-0 in league as a team and have won 17 consecutive matches. If the Raiders win either one of the final two matches, they will be NPSL champions for the second consecutive year. Elyas has a 4.0 GPA and is a key component of this season’s success.