Federal Way Mirror Male Athlete of the Week for Oct. 11: Elyas Poore

TJHS senior captain helps lead tennis team to undefeated season.

Thomas Jefferson High School senior Elyas Poore, tennis, was selected as the Federal Way Mirror Male Athlete of the Week for Oct. 11.

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

A: History.

Q: What other activities/hobbies do you enjoy?

A: I enjoy hanging out with my friends, playing golf and playing basketball.

Q: Person who has helped you succeed the most?

A: My coaches, and my mom and dad.

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

A: When it comes to tennis, to “just have fun!”

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

A: No real pre-game ritual, but if I have a big win, I get a good burger and fries to celebrate.

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

A: I don’t really have any right now.

From the sideline: TJHS senior captain Elyas Poore is playing as the No. 1 singles for Thomas Jefferson in 3-1, and he is currently 5-0 when he plays doubles. He is leading Thomas Jefferson to a 10-0 early season record, and was the deciding winning match versus Decatur to get the Raiders undefeated record intact.


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