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Sports Spotlight - Windermere Observer: Beatrice Acacio

Beatrice Acacio is currently the top scorer on her JJV team at Holy Family Catholic School.
by: Brittany Gaines Reporter

For Beatrice Acacio, basketball is all about having fun, but her teammates and coaches can attest to her skills on the court. Acacio is currently the top scorer on her JJV team at Holy Family Catholic School, and according to Athletic Director Therese McNatt, Acacio is a “major standout and a great leader.”

How long have you been playing basketball?

Since first grade. It’s exciting, thrilling.

What is your favorite part of the game?

Seeing my teammates make baskets.

How do you feel after having a great game or making a great basket?

(It makes me feel like I want to) dance.

How do you feel your team is playing so far this season?

We’re doing very well.

Do you have any goals for this season?

I want us to win a championship.

What school is your biggest rival?

St. James (Cathedral School).

If you could meet any basketball player, who would it be?

Stephen Curry.

Which basketball team is your favorite?

Orlando Magic.

Do you play any other sports?

I play soccer as well. Most of the time, I play striker. I went in the YMCA (for soccer) when I was four. I just like kicking things. Last year, I also played track and field.

If you had to pick a sport to play, which is your favorite?

Basketball. I just like shooting and passing.

If you could have one superpower, what would it be?

Probably invisibility so I can sneak up on people.

If you could travel anywhere in the world, where would you go?

Paris. I want to see the Eiffel Tower. 

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