Clark shines for Everett

Name: Josie Clark

School: Everett

Age: 18

Grade: 12

Sport: Softball

Athlete of the week achievement: Clark went 3-for-4 with a triple and three RBIs in Everett’s 7-1 win over Chestnut Ridge in the District 5 Class AA championship game.

Coach Junior Bennett’s quote: “She meant a lot to us, and that was the best she’s done in the four years I’ve coached her. She did a great job. I told her recently she needs to settle down, and she has. She was in a little slump. It was all nerves.”

Favorite teacher: Mr. Hinish

Favorite subject: Math

Favorite movie: “Remember The Titans”

Favorite food: Chicken nuggets

Favorite song: “Rewind” by Rascal Flatts

Outside interests: Soccer

Favorite professional team: Boston Red Sox

Favorite college team: Florida Gators

Pro athlete most admired: Hannah Rogers

Best athlete I ever had as a teammate: Shiane Pittman

Best athlete I ever competed against: Bellwood-Antis’ Taylor Payne

Most influential person on my athletic career: My dad, Eric Clark, and assistant coach Kali Byers

Proudest athletic achievement: Signed a letter-of-intent to play at Potomac State for softball.

How I got my start in softball: “We have a Little League in Everett and my dad coached my first Little League team.”

Future goal: To become a nurse practitioner