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Sports

Prep Zone Pop Quiz

Anna Lopatin
Woodstock
Senior
Soccer

1. What’s a movie line you and your teammates often quote?

“Yeah, no, don't put me down for cardio.” from “Pitch Perfect.”

2. What’s one of your biggest pet peeves?

When people ask dumb questions that have obvious answers.

3. What was one of your most memorable performances of the past year?

Scoring the winning goal in overtime against Crystal Lake Central (on April 24).

4. What would your soap opera name be (your middle name and the name of the street where you live)?

Mae Leah.

5. What’s a song on your iPod people wouldn’t think is there?

“Don’t Rain on My Parade” by Barbra Streisand.

Mike Borst
McHenry
Junior
Football, baseball

1. What’s a movie line you and your teammates often quote?

“Shark bait, OO-HA-HA!” from “Finding Nemo” in reference to freshman Bobby Miller.

2. What’s one of your biggest pet peeves?

Slow test takers bother me a lot more than they should.

3. What was one of your most memorable performances of the past year?

Beating Johnsburg, 6-5, in 12 innings underneath the lights.

4. What would your soap opera name be (your middle name and the name of the street where you live)?

Robert Cross.

5. What’s a song on your iPod people wouldn’t think is there?

Any One Direction song. I have 42 of their songs on my phone, but not a lot of people know I like them.

Nikki Hammortree
Marengo
Senior
Volleyball, basketball, track and field

1. What’s a movie line you and your teammates often quote?

“I'm gonna finish him like a cheesecake!” from “Pitch Perfect.”

2. What’s one of your biggest pet peeves?

When someone reads my text and doesn't reply. 

3. What was one of your most memorable performances of the past year?

When I made the game-winning buzzer-beater at our home basketball game against Winnebago this year. 

4. What would your soap opera name be (your middle name and the name of the street where you live)?

Marie Grismer.

5. What’s a song on your iPod people wouldn’t think is there?

“The Battle of New Orleans” by Johnny Horton.

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