This week's Athlete of the Week is Lee-Scott sophomore Mary Mykal Prewett, who plays point guard on the Warriors' girls basketball team.
The Auburn Villager: When did you start playing basketball?
Mary Mykal Prewett: Probably when I was 4 I started watching my dad and shooting and stuff. But I didn't really start until probably I was 10 and started rec league. And then I played travel till I could play in seventh grade.
AV: What did you work on over the summer?
MMP: This summer, I just had to realize that I was going to be the point guard this year, so I just started playing more aggressively offensively and being able to be in the right spot all the time and being able to lead my team. I had to learn new skills.
AV: Do you feel any added pressure now that you're the point guard?
MMP: Yeah, a little bit.
AV: As a point guard, you're also stepping into a leadership role. How has that transition been?
MMP: It's better because I'm leading my team.
AV: What are the goals for the team this year?
MMP: Our goal is to definitely make it all the way. I think we can definitely improve. We have really good potential this year. I just think we need to get better.
AV: Are you going to play any other sports this year?
MMP: I'll do track this year. I was thinking about playing tennis, but I don't know if I'll have time or not.
AV: Did you run track last year?
MMP: I did.
AV: What events do you run in track?
MMP: I do the 800 and I do the triple-jump.