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Wildcats News · Road Runner Sports Wildcats of the Week: Wisniewski, Simu, Joppich, Brown, Julian, Wehmer, Kirchoff, Rogers, Washington #WeArePlymouth

The Road Runner Sports Wildcats of the Week are Maren Wisniewski, Rebecca Simu, Jessica Joppich, Alan Brown, Michaela Julian, Julia Wehmer, Ben Kirchoff, Calvin Rogers, and Faith Washington.  These athletes can stop by the athletic office for their free t-shirt, courtesy of Road Runner Sports of Canton.

Jessica Joppich

Jessica Joppich, senior captain of the girls bowling team, led team by earning a 224 in the team’s win against Northville last Tuesday and subsequently a 183 in the Wayne County Tournament on Saturday.

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Alan Brown

Alan Brown, a freshman on the boys bowling team, held a 233 average over his last five games, including victories at Northville and the Wayne County Championship last week.

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Faith Washington

Faith Washington is a sophomore captain on the girls JV basketball team (also track and field).  Faith is a positive influence for her teammates and always strives to improve.  The past two weeks, Faith really stepped up her game; against Wayne Memorial, Faith scored 18 points (her season high).  Faith is the coach’s voice on the floor, leading her teammates vocally and by example each game.

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Michaela Julian

Michaela Julian is a ninth-grade on JV Competitive Cheer.  Michaela’s persistent smile and encouragement inspires teammates, while her great questions and drive to succeed impresses her coaches.  This week, she volunteered to complete a skill she’s never done so that her team could increase their difficulty rating in the routine.

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Julia Wehmer

Julia Wehmer, a member of the girls 9th grade basketball team, was nominated by her coach for her great work ethic, leadership-by-example, and endless effort on the court.

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Ben Kirchoff
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Calvin Rogers

Ben Kirchoff (9, also tennis) and Calvin Rogers (12, also National Honor Society) teamed up to earn a respectable second-place award (out of eight teams) at the Lake Orion Dragons Swim and Dive Invitational in the synchronized diving event.

Rebecca Simu

Rebecca Simu, a senior on the gymnastics team (also track and field), earned an outstanding 9.525 on the beam last week to lead her team to victory over Northville and Waterford.

Maren Wisniewski, a senior on the girls varsity basketball team (also golf), played a key role in Plymouth’s victory over Livonia Franklin on Tuesday night.  She had 5 points, 4 rebounds, 2 steals & 1 assist to propel the Wildcats to victory.  More important than her accolades on the basketball court are the things she does off the court. Maren is a prodigious leader for the Plymouth Basketball program. She created The Swish Sister Program, a support system for all members of the basketball program that promotes a positive attitude and investment in every player.  “Maren is one of the best leaders I’ve ever been around. Her ability to connect with teammates is unmatched. Maren makes every person she speaks with feel important. I hope she knows the positive impact she has made on our program and how valuable she is to our success.” said Coach Ballard.

Maren Wisniewski


Road Runner Sports of Canton sponsors the Wildcats of the Week.  The Canton store,

lslocated at 42743 Ford Road, features running, walking, track and field/cross country, and fitness shoes, fitness apparel, hydration and nutrition supplies, custom-made insoles, and more.  All Plymouth Wildcats students, families, and staff receive 10% off all store purchases, and the Plymouth Wildcats Athletic Department will also receive a donation of 10% of all sales to those who identify themselves as Wildcats at the register.  Please visit http://www.roadrunnersports.com/rrs/content/content1.jsp?contentId=18100177 or stop in today!