Federal Way Mirror Female Athlete of the Week for March 13: Ruth Magana

Decatur senior captain leads bowling team to second consecutive NPSL, West Central District championship titles.

Decatur High School senior Ruth Magana, bowling, was selected as the Federal Way Mirror Female Athlete of the Week for March 13.

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

A: Choir.

Q: What other activities/hobbies do you enjoy?

A: Golf and tennis.

Q: Person who has helped you succeed the most?

A: My grandpa.

Q: The best advice I’ve ever been given by a coach is:

A: To breathe and take it one frame at a time.

Q: Describe your pre-game ritual.

A: Pregame ritual — talk with my teammates.

Q: Song you currently can’t stop listening to?

A: I don’t have one at the moment.

From the sideline: Decatur High School senior Ruth Magana was recently named the Most Valuable Bowler by North Puget Sound League coaches. She was a captain and leader of the Lady Gator bowling team who won their second consecutive NPSL and West Central District championships, and earned a trip to the 2020 WIAA 4A State tournament. Ruth completed her third consecutive year as an individual participant in the 4A state championship, earning 17th place. Ruth earned a 3.8 cumulative grade point average in a rigorous college prep schedule including advanced placement courses at Highline College. She is on track to earn her high school diploma and associate of arts degree in June.