AOTW: Arterberry has big weekend for Wildcats
Brawley Union High senior volleyball player Mariah Arterberry had a strong weekend for the Wildcats. (Joselito Villero)
The Wildcats won the Emerald championship aided by senior Mariah Arterberry’s contributions tallying 47 kills and seven blocks.
Age 17 | School Brawley Union High | position(s) middle hitter
Pro athlete: Carmelo Anthony and Kandice Wiggins
Pro team: Los Angeles Lakers
Movie: “Hot Rod”
TV show: “Everybody hates Chris”
Actress: Gabrielle Union
Song: “Stand by me” by Prince Royce
Explain what you enjoy most about your sport.
I enjoy getting kills and playing with my teammates. I love making new friends because we become like family for the three months we play together and with the tournaments and overnight hotel stays we create a bond that can’t be broken.
What is one of your more memorable moments in your sport?
When I was on junior varsity I got this one block that seemed impossible to get, but I did and I’m really proud of it.
Tell us about someone who inspires you and why?
My family inspires me because they keep me motivated in everything I do.
What is your goal in your sport this season?
My goals this year are to beat La Jolla in CIF and keep my attitude up at all times no matter what.