Athlete of the Week Mechanicsburg High School

Francys King
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Francys King

Name: Francys King

School: Mechanicsburg High School

Grade: 11

Age: 17

Sports: Softball and Golf

Claim to fame/honors: First Team OHC, Second Team All-District, Honorable Mention All-State

Words you live by: "Don't count the days, make the days count." - Muhammad Ali

Toughest opponent: Jonathan Alder

Biggest influence: My amazing parents

Game-day rituals: Eat what you did the last game you won, and don't change who you sit with on the bus.

What's on your bedroom walls: I have a mandala tapestry hanging above my bed, my favorite Polaroid pictures I've taken and my UNC basketball posters.

When I'm bored I like to … Read a book, hang out with friends and go outside.

Favorite movie: The Benchwarmers

Person who would play you in a movie: Blake Lively

Favorite TV show: Friends

Favorite musical artist: Taylor Swift

Favorite book: The Selection

Favorite home-cooked meal: M&M pancakes

Favorite restaurant: Texas Roadhouse

Whose mind would you like to read: My mother's

Place where you'd love to travel: Greece

Talent you'd like to have: Juggle like Meg and Audy

Favorite school subject: Lunch

Favorite athlete: Monica Abbott

Favorite team: UNC Basketball

Something in the world I'd like to change: Equal opportunity

Favorite sports moment: Winning the State Semi-Finals game

Favorite junk food: Doritos

Best thing about your favorite sport: It's a team sport.

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