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.
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Kylie Thompson – Saegertown – Junior
Parents Names: Brandon and Michelle Thompson
Sports Played: Softball, Varsity Cheerleading (Football, Wrestling)
Siblings: Brandon Thompson II, 13
Social Media Handles: Instagram: __kyliethompson_ Facebook: Kylie Thompson
2020-21 Highlights: This past season my high school softball team made it to the D-10 championship game.
College Athletics plan if applicable: Yes, I plan on playing softball in college-Undecided.
Q&A With Kylie Thompson
D9and10Sports: How did you first get involved in sports and did you like it?
A: I first got involved in playing sports when my dad convinced me to try out softball in 4th grade. I loved it.
D9and10Sports: Who has been your biggest influence in life and why?
A: My parents. They have been super encouraging, especially in my sports career.
D9and10Sports: What is your favorite high school sports memory?
A: My favorite high school sports memory is when I hit and drove in the winning run in our game against Cochranton on a pinch-hit.
D9and10Sports: What is your favorite social media platform and why?
A: My favorite social media is Instagram because I find all sorts of softball drills on my explore page.
D9and10Sports: What would someone who is meeting you for the first time be surprised to find out about you?
A: Someone meeting me for the first time would be surprised to find out that I have other hobbies aside from sports, like drawing.
D9and10Sports: If there was one period in history you could go back to, what would it be and why?
A: If there was one point in history I could go back to, I would go back to when my parents were kids. I think that it would be cool to experience.
D9and10Sports: What will you tell your kids someday about living through the COVID-19 pandemic?
A: Someday I will tell my kids that living through the COVID-19 pandemic taught us to find fun in staying at home.
D9and10Sports: What is your ideal place to live? Country, City, Suburb and why?
A: My ideal place to live would be a suburb because they are quiet and usually bigger areas with more opportunities.