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LAYKE FIELDS – SOPHOMORE – KENNEDY CATHOLIC
Sports Played: Volleyball and basketball
Parents Names: Mother: Marsha Fields, Father: Isaac Fields
Siblings: Lauraleise, 24; Isaiha, 25
Social Media Handles: Twitter: @LaykeF, IG: @laykeypoo_
2021-22 Highlights: Helped Kennedy Catholic to PIAA Class 1A runner-up finish in basketball by averaging 11.6 points, 7.8 rebounds, and 1.3 blocks per game while shooting 64 percent from the floor. She scored 21 points and had 12 rebounds in the PIAA Championship game and was named the D9and10Sports.com District 10 Rookie of the Year, a second-team D9and10Sports.com, and a second-team PA Sportswriters Class 1A All-State performer
College Athletics plan if applicable: Yes, I do plan on playing in college. I have not committed yet.
Q: What was the first sport you played? Why did you play it? Did you like it?
A: Soccer was my first sport, I was forced by my parents to play. I did not like it.
Q: What is the most important factor in you being successful in high school athletics?
A: Work ethic and training are the most important factors in my success.
Q: What is your favorite non-sports “go-to” activity?
Q: You could meet one sports figure, living or dead (1) who would it be and (2) what is the first thing you would ask them?
A: Jackie Robinson. I would ask how he was able to endure the trying times in which he competed.
Q: What is your favorite sport and if you could change one thing about your favorite sport, what would it be?
A: My favorite sport is Volleyball, I would change the amount of time I am able to play it.
Q: If you could eat any food in the world right now, what would it be?
A: Cheese fries
Q: What is your ideal vacation spot?
Q: Is there anything you wish we would have asked you? If so, what is the question/answer?
A: I wish you would have asked what I would study to be in college, Answer would be Nurse Practitioner