Student-Athlete Spotlight returns. Today we spotlight Senior, Brandon Pries, a co-captain for our Lapeer County Champion boys’ varsity cross-country team.
Name: Brandon Pries
Parents: Scott and Collette Pries
Current Sport: Cross-Country
Other Sports: Track
Week in Review:
Brandon helped the boy’s cross-country team to a first place finish at the Old Skool Classic at Wolcott Mills this past Saturday. Brandon also ran his career best time of 18:29.7 helping the boy’s team in winning the Lapeer County Championship.
Favorite Class: Chemistry
Favorite Song & Artist: Runaway Baby by Bruno Mars
Favorite Color: Black
Favorite Food: Pasta
Favorite Team: Detroit Tigers
Most Respected or Toughest Opponent: Croswell-Lexington
Greatest Influence in your life and why?
My father for teaching me to be inspired by music and for making me want to be better at everything I do.
Why do you enjoy participating in athletics?
It is a great way to bond with other people, make new friends, and learn to work as a part of a team.
Goals for the Rest of the Season: Run under 18:00 and be on the school record board.
After high school I plan too…
Study astrophysics and eventually earn a doctorate, but I am undecided on which university I would like to attend.
What do you attribute to your success in the classroom and in athletics?
I think it is my determination to learn and improve that makes me successful.