Reporter Athlete of the Week: Taylor Marks

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Hazen High School’s Taylor Marks, girls track and cross country, was choses as the Renton Reporter’s Athlete of the Week for the week of Sept. 13.

Q: What was your favorite subject in school?

A: Language arts and AP Psychology

Q: What other activities/hobbies do you enjoy?

A: Spending time with family and friends. Working out or going hiking.

Q: Person who has helped you succeed the most?

A: My parent, VBos, Buddy and Meloney.

Q: Do you have a pre-game ritual or post-game tradition, and what is it?

A: Yes, I pray to God.

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

A: “Racks on Me”

From the sideline:

Taylor has grown into a strong leader on the soccer field. She accepts nothing less than the best from herself and her teammates. Our four-year varsity soccer player has now become a two sport athlete and last spring became the 400-meter champion.

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