Player Profile: Alec Gast

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Name: Alec Gast

Grade: 10

Sport: JV Football

Position: Fullback/Linebacker

How has the season gone so far?

“This season has not gone as well as we have wanted it to, but lately we have been doing better. We [won] two straight and are hoping to keep that winning streak alive by beating Cedar Springs.”

What is the best part about being on the team?

“I think that the best part about being on this team is how close we all are as a group. We have all known each other for a long time, and when somebody new is introduced to our program we accept them into it like we have known them for years.”

Who has been an inspiration to you?

“For this football season my dad has been my inspiration mostly because he has shown me his strength in his fight with cancer, which has inspired me to go for my best and reach my full potential.”

What is your personal goal this season?

“My personal goal this season is to get at least thirty tackles this year as linebacker.”

What is the team looking to do this year?

“For the rest of the season our team is looking to win the rest of our games and finish 6-3.”