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Starting His College Future

"It's an amazing feeling knowing I have college scouts watching me."

Emily Ledesma, Reporter

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Sophomore Steve Lares is already getting ready for college. He does play on the junior varsity baseball team as number 9. Since playing this sport at a young age, the love for the game is still strong, and he has decided to keep playing the sport going into college.

“I have been playing baseball since the age of 5, and my love hasn’t gone away for it,” Steve Lares said.

Who knew that growing up with this sport would make such an impact on this person life.Influencing himself to play the game of ball has had an amazing impact on him as a person and his whole life, keeping himself busy almost every weekend has taught him from right from wrong and the right decisions to make. When struggles come while playing, he has to remember what he has and can’t loose.

“Knowing I have so much in my hands making one bad decision can effect what my future can look like, Especially with all of these college scouts watching to see if I’m good enough for a scholarship.”

Having college scouts watch you is kind of scary but when you have an amazing team like his, it makes it a little bit easier on him. Strong bond’s with your team is an important part in this sport because they know you as a person and can help you grow even better. It’s an amazing feeling when you know you can count on anyone on your team to pick you up when your down and help with mistakes.

“When I know I am playing in front of scouts. I play the way I know I can with my team and that just keeps me calm.”

There are many struggles in this sport and going along through his journey, Maintaining a healthy diet and keeping your body in shape. Through the struggles, Lares has to remember that he can’t give up with all that he has done.

“My biggest struggle in my journey in baseball is maintaining a healthy diet and keeping my arm healthy. When I don’t think I can keep going, I just remember what I have, and what I can’t lose.”

 

 

 

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