Federal Way Mirror Male Athlete of the Week is Decatur junior Sampson Mitchell

Federal Way Mirror Male Athlete of the Week is Decatur junior Sampson Mitchell

Federal Way Mirror Male Athlete of the Week for March 1: Sampson Mitchell

Decatur junior placed sixth in state at WIAA 4A wrestling tournament.

Decatur High School’s Sampson Mitchell, boys wrestling, was selected as the Federal Way Mirror Male Athlete of the Week for March 1.

Q: What is your favorite subject/class in school?

A: U.S. history.

Q: What other activities/hobbies do you enjoy?

A: Football and video games.

Q: Person who has helped you succeed the most?

A: Decatur boys wrestling head coach Tevyn Tillman.

Q: Do you have a pre­game/competition ritual or post­game tradition, and what is it?

A: No, I just jump around and pray.

Q: Song you currently can’t get enough of?

A: “Under My Skin” by Frank Sinatra.

From the sideline: Junior Sampson Mitchell represented the Decatur High School boys wrestling team at the 2019 WIAA 4A Mat Classic tournament. He qualified for state after finishing in the sub-regionals tournament. Sampson was the highest finisher from the boys wrestling team, earning sixth place in the 220-pound weight class. Sampson is a three-year letter winner in wrestling. In the fall, he played on the football team. Sampson is on a college prep pathway, which includes Advanced Placement courses.

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