Athlete of the Week: Pedro Gimenez-Zapiola

Boys soccer makes it to regional semi-finals thanks to the help of Pedro Gimenez-Zapiola's shooting skills.

Boys soccer makes it to regional semi-finals thanks to the help of Pedro Gimenez-Zapiola's shooting skills.

Hannah Cordes, Sports Editor

Senior soccer player Pedro Gimenez-Zapiola scored 2 goals to help power the Boys Soccer team over the Coral Reef Barracudas by a score of 4-3 and advance to the Regional Semi-Finals.

Q:What position do you play?

A: Center midfield.

Q:How long have you been playing soccer?

A: Since, I mean competitively since I was like six years old, but Argentinian wise my whole life.

Q:Why did you start playing soccer?

A: Because of my parents, my coach.

Q:What is something important soccer has taught you?

A: That there is friends to be made everywhere; no matter how different or how similar you are, you can be friends.

Q:What do you think about the team this year?

A: We had a very good team, very close together; everyone was a friend and there were no fights within, so all that good stuff.

Q:Do you want to keep playing soccer after high school? For college or just for fun?

A:Yes, of ofcourse.

Q:Do you have an inspiration for soccer?

A: All the professionals; they inspire you in different ways. Different players inspire you for different reasons.

Q:What is one thing you would tell an incoming freshman athlete?

A: To enjoy it while it lasts because it comes by quickly and it’s over way before you know it.