Youth Sports Spotlight
Franklin County Times
Name: Brooke Shewbart
Team: Red Bay 8-and-under girls (team 1)
Coach: Leah Shewbart
Position: Point guard
Birthday: March 21
School: Red Bay, second grade
Family: Parents Mike and Leah Shewbart; grandparents James and Patricia Shewbart and Ray and Sherry Shook
Church: Golden Methodist Church
What do you enjoy most about playing the FCYBO league?
It's just fun getting to run down the court and pass the ball to all of my friends.
What are some of your strengths and weaknesses in basketball?
I'm good at shooting, but I need to work on my dribbling and making layups – I need to hit the backboard more.
How long have you been playing basketball?
I've been playing since I was six years old.
Name the best game you've played in basketball.
Probably last Saturday in the jamboree games against Phil Campbell and Belgreen. (Shewbart scored 31 total points in the FCYBO jamboree Jan. 19.)
What kind of hobbies or activities do you enjoy?
I play softball and go trail riding – I usually ride Anna or Ginger.
What your favorite subject in school and who is your favorite teacher?
I like P.E. the best. My favorite teacher is Mrs. (Jeri) Mayo – she taught me in kindergarten and she was so sweet to me and let me sit by my friends.
What is your favorite kind of food?
I like Mexican food and eating at the Mexican restaurant in Red Bay (La Estancia).
What do you like to watch on TV?
Disney's "Hannah Montana."
What is your favorite vacation spot, and where would you like to visit?
I like going to Florida, and I would like to go to Oklahoma to go horseback riding.