Athlete of the Week: Adrian Guerra

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Cavan Wilson

This week's athlete of the week is senior Adrian Guerra.

Cavan Wilson, Sports Editor

Senior Adrian Guerra pitched a great Game against the Miami Beach High Tides. He threw three strikeouts and only allowed one run in during his 5 & 1/3 innings on the mound.

Q&A

Q: What is your name and what academy are you in?

A: I am Adrian Guerra and I am in NAF, the academy of finance

Q: What is your number and what position do you play?

A: I am  number 11 and I am a pitcher.

Q: When did you start playing baseball and how did you get into playing baseball?

A: I started playing baseball when I was about seven. I kind of started playing because my older brother got me into it and I liked it.

Q: What does your typical training consist of?

A: Training doesn’t really consist of much, just keeping my arm healthy and running a lot.

Q: What is your favorite part about being a part of the Cavaliers baseball team?

A: My favorite part just that I get to play the sport I love basically.

Q: What is your favorite memory from your years on the team?

A: There is no specific memory I have, but if there was one it would be every time before a game we do a pre-game ritual in the locker room. That’s the fun part.

Q: What’s the ritual?

A: We have this baton thing and we just do some chants.

Q: How do you manage academics and athletics?

A: I don’t get home late, so it’s not really hard to do that.

Q: Are you involved in any other clubs or sports besides baseball?

A: No.

Q: What plans do you have to pursue sports and academics in college?

A: At the moment I don’t have any.

Q: Is there a particular school that you would like to go to?

A: FIU, maybe.

Q: Are there any personal and team goals that you have for this season?

A: I am hoping that we can win a district title.

Q: Are there any big games that you are looking forward to against any specific teams?

A: Coral Park.

Q: As a senior, what is the most important piece of information you could give to incoming freshman and underclassmen interested in baseball?

A: Hustle. Don’t slack and don’t show your coaches that you don’t want to be there because they won’t take it.

With quite a few games left in the season, Guerra is sure to continue striking out his opponents. Be sure to congratulate and support #11 in the Cavaliers’ next home game against Coral Park on March 27th at 3:30 PM on the Gables baseball field.