Mahala

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Wide receiver
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Name
Mahala
Position
Wide receiver, Safety
Age
17
Current Team
Seasons
2018, 2017

Grade: 12
School/Team playing for: Oak Hill High School
Number of years playing football? 12
Q: Other sports played or hobbies?
A: “I enjoy playing softball, running, cooking & being a JR Firefighter.”
Q: How does it feel to play football on a predominantly boys team?
A: “I have been the only girl all 12 seasons & I love it, but it takes guts.”
Q: What is your favorite thing about the game of football?
A: “Hitting, obviously! LOL!!”
Q: What would you tell other girls who want to play but haven’t yet?
A: “Don’t give up. I have had a lot of people, including coaches & teammates, tell me girls can’t play football. It hasn’t always been easy, but it’s my passion & I stuck it out. It was worth it.”