Athlete of the Week: Jackson Frericks – Men’s Basketball

How long have you been playing basketball? 

“Since kindergarten. I always liked sports and just went with it.” 

What has been your biggest accomplishment from this season so far?

“Winning the state championship last year definitely, and we are hoping to repeat this year.”

What are your personal goals?

“To get to the state championship again.”

What are some struggles you have faced in basketball? 

“Last year at the end of football season and for the first couple weeks of basketball I was out sick for a while with a liver problem, but I am all good now.”

Favorite memory from this or previous season?

“When the final buzzer went off at the championship game last year we all ran to the half court, and I hit Jacob Nelson mid air and he broke his wrist, but he was OK.”

Are you planning on participating in basketball after this year?

“Right now, I do not think so, but I will remember basketball forever.”

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