Ty Borton, Alter

Name: Ty Borton

School: Alter

Grade: Senior

Age: 18

Sports: Soccer, hockey

Claim to fame: Scored the winning goal in double overtime last year in the Division II state soccer championships

Bet you didn’t know: I can do a back flip

Words to live by: “The biggest risk is to take no risk at all.” — Casey Neistat

Toughest opponent: Columbus DeSales

Biggest influence: My parents

Match-day rituals: Eating Chick-fil-A

What’s on your bedroom walls: Chelsea flag

When I’m bored I like to: Hang out with my friends

Favorite movie: Goon

Person who would play you in a movie: Matthew McConaughey

Favorite TV show: Rick and Morty

21 Savage

My family

I can live without: Social media

Event you’d like to attend: Migos concert

Favorite book: Bible


Favorite restaurant: Canes

Favorite smell: Fresh baked cookies

Favorite cereal: Lucky Charms

Store where you’d like a shopping spree: Zumiez

Vegetable you won’t eat: Cauliflower

I’d love to trade places for a day with: Cristiano Ronaldo

Whose mid would you like to read? Our soccer coach Wizard (Bob Ellis)

Place where you’d love to travel? Paris

Talent you’d like to have? Walk on my hands


Favorite athlete: David Beckham

Favorite team: Real Madrid

Favorite Olympic sport: Soccer

Something in the world I’d like to change: Everyone would be at peace with each other

Favorite sports moment: Winning state

Favorite junk food: SweeTARTS ropes

Best thing about soccer: Playing with my friends

In 10 years, I hope to be: Married, and have my own business

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