AOTW: Tori Smith running hard at Southwest
Southwest High cross country runner Tori Smith is undefeated in Imperial Valley League this season. (Joselito Villero)
On Thursday, Smith won the girls’ race against Central Union with a time of 19:54 and has finished first in every league duel this season.
School: Southwest High School
Team: cross country
Other activities you are involved in: soccer and track and field
My favorites: Class: Anatomy and Physiology
Movie: “Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure”
TV show: “Psych”
Song: “The Heart of Rock & Roll” by Huey Lewis and The News
Band/musician: Huey Lewis and The News
In no more than four sentences, explain what you enjoy most about your sport.
I enjoy running and hanging out with my teammates because we’re all one big, happy family.
Tell us about someone who inspires you and why?
The person that most inspires me is coach Bird. He pushes me and makes sure I do my best and keep it going.
What is your goal in your sport this season?
My goal in cross country is to get first at IVLs and break my personal record on the course.