Federal Way Mirror Male Athlete of the Week for Nov. 4: Joey Gartland

TBHS senior leads the Titans football team in tackles, sacks.

Todd Beamer High School senior Joey Gartland, football, is the Federal Way Mirror Male Athlete of the Week for Nov. 4.

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

A: English.

Q: What additional activities/hobbies do you enjoy?

A: I like to wrestle and ride dirt bikes.

Q: Person who has helped you succeed the most?

A: My parents.

Q: Best advice you’ve been given when it comes to your sport?

A: “Don’t think about the last play, make the next play.”

Q: Describe your pre-game ritual and favorite post-game meal:

A: Pre-game: Listening to music. Post-game: Wendy’s.

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

A: “Friends & Foes” by G Herbo.

From the sidelines: TBHS senior Joey Gartland has become a leader on our team. He leads by example. He takes the plays off at practice and on game days. He plays with a joy and love for the game. He leads the Titans team in tackles, sacks and tackles for loss. If any team had players like Joey, they would be a tough out for anyone.