DECEMBER 8 SCHOLASTIC ATHLETICS
Profile of West Canada Valley Indian Alexis Fauvelle.
Team: West Canada Valley Indians
Position: Point Guard, Shooting Guard
Year in school: Senior
Sport to play: Basketball
Sport to watch: Basketball
Athlete: Skylar Diggins
Team: Syracuse Men’s Basketball
Subject in school: English
Movie: Love & Basketball
TV show: Minute To Win It
Actress: Sandra Bullock
Song: ‘Wanted’ by Hunter Hayes
Musician: Luke Bryan
Explain what you enjoy most about your sport and athletics.
I just love the game of basketball, and everything about it. I live for the feeling I get when I’m playing. Also, I love the competitiveness and pushing myself to the limit.
What is your most memorable athletic moment?
Making the BCANY and NYS Fair All-Star basketball teams.
Tell us about someone who inspires you in sports and why.
My grandfather inspired my love for basketball when he put one in my hand at two years old. Even though he was legally blind and in a wheelchair, he still taught me on my Little Tikes basketball hoop.
What are your greatest challenges balancing academics and sports?
When I get home from practice or a game all I want to do is sleep, but I have to do my homework first.
What are your plans after graduating from high school?
Going to college and playing basketball, and soccer too.
appeared in December 8, 2012 print editions of The Times and The Telegram