Corey Burton – Student Athlete Of The Week

Name: Corey Burton

Sport: Wrestling

School: Oak Hills

Grade: Junior

This week’s accomplishment: Burton won her second straight state championship, defending her 189-pound title. She used three pins to reach the championship match then won a 3-1 decision.

What do you like most about your sport: Tournaments

How long have you been playing your sport and how did you get started: Three years ago I started by attending jiu jitsu classes with my dad at Cobra Kai.

Pregame ritual: I try to stay loose and have fun (dance around) before my matches. Before every match I take off and hold my Emily bracelet

Most memorable sports moment: Driving to tournaments with just my dad.

If you could be someone else for a day, who would it be and why: Me because why be someone else?

Something most people don’t know about you: I like to draw.

How would you spend $1 million: Books

Where would you go if you could travel anywhere in the world: Russia

If you had an extra hour every day, how would you spend it: Sleeping

What superpower do you wish you had: Super strength

Favorite sports team: Angels

Favorite athlete: Mike Trout

Favorite superhero: Hulk

Favorite TV show: “Psych”

Favorite movie: “Blues Brothers” and “The Heat”

Favorite song: “Somewhere With You” by Kenny Chesney

Favorite meal: Steak

Favorite local restaurant: Pasco’s Pizza

Favorite app: 8 Ball Pool

For more local sports information visit:   www.vvdailypress.com/sports

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