Athlete of the week: Zach Guizar
Central Union High running back Zach Guizar runs the ball against Yuma on Friday in El Centro. (Eric Miller)
Full name: Zach Guizar
School: Central Union High School
Position(s): Running back and linebacker
Other activities/sports you are involved in: Track and field and maybe basketball
Pro athlete – Troy Polamalu
Pro team – Steelers
Class – History
Movie – “Friday Night Lights” or “The Sandlot”
TV show – “Fantasy Factory”
Actor – Jessica Alba
Explain what you enjoy most about your profession.
“I enjoy getting to play with the same group of guys for four years, and I would say Friday nights are the best thing about playing football because everyone in the city will come and watch and it’s really fun. And what better place to play than at Central, where there is a bunch of tradition and one great dynasty?”
What is one of your more memorable moments in your sport?
“I would say being part of the last two Central teams and winning the Bell Game both times because it’s a accomplishment that every Central or Brawley football player would like to accomplish.”
What is your goal in your sport this season?
“My goal is to help lead my team to another IVL title and Bell Game champs for three years in a row.”