The Tribune’s Athletes of the Week sponsored by Bob Poynter of Seymour

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Devin Hill, Seymour baseball, senior

Accomplishments this past week: Hill led the Owls with two hits in a 7-6 win over Madison. He also had a home run in the game.

What did you do well?

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“I made sure I didn’t strike out and hit the ball as hard as I could. I made sure that I didn’t have any fielding errors and was always focused on every play in the infield and outfield.”

Do you do anything special to prepare?

“After practice, I go home and work on more drills to get better at bat speed, fielding and throwing. So after practice, I go home and practice more to get better.”

Favorite drink: Sweet tea

Favorite food: Chicken

Favorite music genre/artists: Rap, Lil Skies and 6lack

Favorite book: “A Soldier’s Heart”

Favorite class: Finite math

Role model: Alan Perry

Best advice?

“No matter how hard things may get in your life, always work hard and something great will come out of it for you.”

If you could travel anywhere and why?

“California because a lot of famous people live there.”

Athletics goals?

“Buy coach Richey a turf baseball field, win state in baseball, go to college, become successful in whatever career path I choose.”

Kaylyn Holman, Crothersville track, freshman

Accomplishments this past week: Holman set the school record in the mile with a time of 5:23.01.

How were you able to perform to your fullest potential this past week?

“Pushed myself and wanted to beat the record.”

Do you do anything special to prepare?

“No, just tried my best to be my best.”

Favorite drink: Sweet tea

Favorite food: Broccoli cheese soup

Favorite music genre: Country

Favorite book: “The Lorax” by Dr. Seuss

Favorite class: Math

Role model: Emma Wilson

Best advice?

“Hard work beats talent when talent doesn’t work hard.”

If you could travel anywhere and why?

“Germany because they have really good chocolate.”

Athletics goals?

“To one day be a state champion in either track or cross-country.”

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