Reporter Athlete of the Week: Kaiea Higa

Tahoma High School’s Kaiea Higa, softball, was selected as the Covington Maple Valley Reporter’s Female Athlete of the Week for March 22.

Q: What is your favorite subject in school?

A: Principles of Biomedical Science

Q: What other activities do you participate in?

A: I enjoy listening to music, drawing, playing basketball and going to concerts.

Q: Person who has helped you succeed the most?

A: My parents are the base of my successes.

Q: Do you have a pre- or post-game tradition? What is it?

A: Before every defensive inning I step on the first or third base, depending on which dugout we are in. I have also made it a habit of high-fiving Coach Amanda every time after I step on the base.

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

A: “Taxman,” by the Beatles

From the Sideline

“Freshman Kaiea Higa had a great offensive performance last week where she went six for nine including two singles, two doubles, one triple, one home run and eight RBIs in the course of three games.”

— Head coach Rob McMartin