Track & Field
Boomer Elmsdale
Thu, March 21, 2024 at 11:03 AM . California
The fall season is upon us and high school sports teams all across the country are gearing up for an exciting and competitive year on the field. At Saddleback High School, the outlook for their sports teams is bright, with dedicated athletes, experienced coaches, and a strong sense of camaraderie. For a preview of what we can expect from the teams at Saddleback High School this year, we sat down with their head coach, Marco Garcia, to discuss the upcoming season. 1. How have the summer workouts and practices been going so far? Coach Garcia starts off by sharing his enthusiasm for the hard work and dedication that the athletes have shown during the summer months. The teams were able to have organized workouts and practices throughout the summer, which allowed them to maintain their fitness levels and fine-tune their skills. With the extra time spent training, Coach Garcia is confident that the teams are well-prepared for the season ahead. 2. What are your expectations for the teams this year? Coach Garcia's expectations for the teams this year are high, and he believes that each team has the potential to be successful. He emphasizes the importance of setting goals and working towards them as a team, with a focus on continuous improvement. Coach Garcia also stresses the importance of a positive attitude and good sportsmanship, both on and off the field. 3. Which team do you think will be the strongest this year? When asked about the team he believes will be the strongest this year, Coach Garcia doesn't hesitate to mention the varsity football team. With a strong group of returning players and a talented incoming class, he believes that this year's football team has what it takes to make a deep run in the playoffs. However, he also mentions that all the teams at Saddleback High School have potential and that he is excited to see what they can accomplish. 4. Who are some key players to watch out for? Coach Garcia emphasizes the importance of every player on the team and says that each of them brings something unique to the table. However, he does mention a few athletes who have caught his eye during the offseason. On the football team, he mentions senior quarterback, Jack Smith, who has been a leader on and off the field. He also mentions sophomore running back, Sarah Johnson, who has shown great potential in summer practices.