Athlete of the Week:
Decatur High School’s Lillian Tucker, girls swim, was selected as the Federal Way Mirror Female Athlete of the Week for Nov. 30.
Q: What is your favorite subject/class in school?
A: Principles of engineering.
Q: What other activities/hobbies do you participate in?
A: Swimming, reading, painting.
Q: Person who has helped you succeed the most?
A: My mom and my coach, Ted.
Q: Do you have a pregame/competition ritual or postgame tradition, and what is it?
A: I usually get really excited and listen to music and talk with my friends.
Q: Song you currently can’t get enough of?
A: “Humble” by Kendrick Lamar (It’s my pre-game song.)
From the sideline: Lillian “Lilly” Tucker, a sophomore at Decatur, finished her swim season with a seventh-place finish in the 100-yard breaststroke at the WIAA 4A State Championship Swim and Dive meet. She was also a member of the 400-yard freestyle relay that placed for the Gators in the championship meet. These two events earned a large chunk of the points that allowed the team to place 14th in state out of 64 4A schools. Lilly has also demonstrated excellence in the classroom by earning a 3.938 cumulative GPA. She is currently enrolled in advanced placement and additional courses in math, science and engineering.