The Road Runner Sports Wildcats of the Week, as nominated by their coaches, are Keith Grace, Myles Merritt, Haley Metz, Ava Eilola, and Aniketh Visai.
Road Runner Sports Wildcats of the Week, please come to the Plymouth Athletic Office for your free t-shirt!
Keith Grace is a Senior who competes with PCEP Unified Sports United Stars. Keith has
participated with Unified Sports since it began in the spring of 2014. Keith just dominated in the Special Olympics Basketball Tournament at Western Michigan on February 28 and the Stars took home second place. Keith’s favorite sport is basketball, and he enjoys watching his brother play for Salem’s basketball team.
Myles Merritt is a sophomore on the boys JV basketball team. Myles hit a pivotal three-point shot in the team’s two-point victory over visiting Walled Lake Central on Thursday. According to Coach Schneider, Myles “is the model of what a teammate should be, and has had an excellent attitude and work ethic all season.”
Haley Metz, a senior on the gymnastics team (also National Honor Society andtrack and field), rocked the MHSAA Regional meet on Saturday in the Plymouth Gymnasium, scoring first-place in the Division 1 bars, beam, and all-around, tying the school record. Metz will compete in the MHSAA Division 1 State Finals next weekend in Rockford, Michigan.
Ava Eilola, a ninth-grade student on the gymnastics team, competed in her first MHSAA Reginal this past Saturday, earning sixth-place Division 2 finishes on beam and bars.
Aniketh Visai, a senior on the boys swim and dive team (also National Honor Society), broke Plymouth’s oldest varsity swimming school record (2006), recording a 1:01.69 in the 100 breast stroke last week (also earning an MHSAA state cut in the event).
Road Runner Sports of Canton sponsors the Wildcats of the Week. The Canton store, located 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!