Thomas Jefferson High School senior Lyla Yesiltepe, golf, is the Federal Way Mirror Female Athlete of the Week for Oct. 28.
Q: What is your favorite subject/class in school?
Q: What additional activities/hobbies do you enjoy?
A: Reading and binge-watching movies or shows.
Q: Person who has helped you succeed the most?
A: My Mom.
Q: Best advice you’ve been given when it comes to your sport?
A: “Forget what happened and focus on the next shot.”
Q: Describe your pre-game ritual and favorite post-game meal:
A: Pre-game: I hit golf balls on the range, putt and try to relax. Post-game: Chicken strips.
Q: Song you currently can’t stop listening to?
A: Anything by Keshi.
From the sidelines: TJHS Lyla Yesiltepe was the top-scoring golfer for 3A girls in the NPSL regular season. She led the Raiders to an 8-2 regular season record. She won the 3A NPSL individual league tournament, helped the Raiders to a third-place finish in the NPSL tournament, and a spot in the spring West Central District district tournament.