D9and10Sports.com is highlighting returning high school student-athletes this summer. The year in school listed next to the athlete’s name is the year the athlete is entering this fall.
(Photo by Natalie Mantzell)
James Thomas – Senior – Sharpsville
Parents Names: John and Deanna Thomas
Sports Played: Basketball, baseball, and golf
Social Media Handles: Instagram: jtloading10 Twitter: jtloading10
2020-21 Highlights: http://hudl.com/v/2FJG0F
College Athletics plan if applicable: I plan to continue playing basketball in college
Q&A With James Thomas
D9and10Sports: How did you first get involved in sports and did you like it?
A: I first started playing sports with my cousin at the local YMCA and it was fun playing with my friends
D9and10Sports: Who has been your biggest influence in life and why?
A: The biggest influence in my life would have to be my mother because she has been through it all still has time to take care of me.
D9and10Sports: What is your favorite high school sports memory?
A: Winning the 2019 and 2021 D10 baseball championships
D9and10Sports: What is your favorite social media platform and why?
A: Facebook because it keeps me in touch with my distant family
D9and10Sports: What would someone who is meeting you for the first time be surprised to find out about you?
A: I’m a 6’5 gentle giant
D9and10Sports: If there was one period in history you could go back to, what would it be and why?
A: Before COVID because I like seeing people without masks
D9and10Sports: What will you tell your kids someday about living through the COVID-19 pandemic?
A: Tell them I don’t wanna think about it
D9and10Sports: What is your ideal place to live? Country, City, Suburb and why?
A: I’d like to live in the country because I like to fish and hunt in my free time