Athlete of the Week: Tabitha Romaine, Ponitz

Name: Tabitha Romaine

School: Ponitz

Grade: Senior

Age: 18

Sports: Soccer, basketball, softball

Claim to fame/honors: First-team all-city in soccer, first-team all-city and District 15 all-star in basketball; first-team all-city in softball; carries 3.5 grade point average

Bet you didn’t know … I love animals

Words you live by: I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me

Toughest opponent: Dunbar

Biggest influence: My coach

Match-day rituals: Look good, eat healthy, listen to the game day playlist and have a good day

What’s on your bedroom walls: Middle school jersey and 10th grade AAU jersey

When I’m bored I like to … listen to music and hang with my best friends

Favorite movie: Hurricane Season and Divergent series

Person who would play you in a movie: Milla Jovovich

Favorite TV show: Impractical Jokers

Favorite musical artist: Chris Brown

I can’t live without: Food

I can live without: Water

Event you’d like to attend: A concert

Favorite book: Tears of a Tiger

Favorite home-cooked meal: Mom’s homemade hot wings

Favorite restaurant: O’Charleys

Favorite smell: When my donuts get made at Duck Donuts

Favorite cereal: Lucky Charms

Store where you’d like a shopping spree: Pacsun

Vegetable you won’t eat: Carrots

I’d love to trade places for a day with … Chris Brown

Whose mind would you like to read? My mom

Place where you’d love to travel? I would love to go to Canada

Talent you’d like to have? I wish I could sing

Favorite school subject: Math

Favorite athlete: DeMar DeRozan

Favorite team: Duke

Favorite Olympic sport: Basketball

Something in the world I’d like to change: I would help the homeless people, have an organization to help them get stable and get a job

Favorite sports moment: When we played Graham High School in basketball; it was my first consistent game, I had 19 points and hit the game-winning shot

Favorite junk food: Duck Donuts

Best thing about softball: Playing in the dirt, being able to slide and also being able to steal bases

In 10 years, I hope to be … stable, I hope to be a vet tech part time and during the winter time I would like to be a basketball coach.

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