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Triple Threat of the Week: Kyle Routhieaux, Luxemburg-Casco

12/15/2016, 11:30am CST
By Mark Miller

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Triple Threat is an honor given on WisSports.net to the top senior boys and girls three sport athletes in the state.


Kyle Routhieaux

Name: Kyle Routhieaux

School: Luxemburg-Casco High School

Grade: Senior

Football Honors: Earned honorable mention all-North Eastern Conference honors as a running back as a sophomore, junior and senior ... Defensively at cornerback, earned honorable mention all-conference as a sophomore, first team as a junior and second team as a senior ... Second-team punter as a sophomore and senior along with first-team as a junior ...  Rushed for 396 yards and four touchdowns as a senior while the Spartans to an 11-1 record and the league championship under coach Dillon Maney

Wrestling Honors: Team captain as a junior and senior ... First-team all-conference at the 138-pound weight class as a junior and second-team all-league at the 145-pound class ... Honorable mention all-league as a freshman at 132 pounds ... Helped the Spartans to conference championships as a freshman and junior.

Baseball Honors: Starting catcher the past three seasons for the Spartans ... Second-team all-league player as a sophomore and first-team all-conference as a junior ... Earned second-team all-state laurels as a junior ... Earned a spot on the Wisconsin Legion baseball All-Star team that played Minnesota last summer.

Favorite Sport: "Baseball because the team chemistry is amazing and just playing the game is the best. Also, hitting bombs and doing handshakes."

Best Part of High School Sports: "Hanging with my teammates and winning games."

Best Advice from a High School Coach: "You must believe it to achieve it."

Most Memorable Moments in High School Sports: "Beating Denmark in the WIAA Division 2 regional basketball championship last spring."

Best Part of Playing Three Sports: "Always being busy and always hanging out with new players."

Toughest Part of Playing Three Sports: "Having time to do homework and having time to recover from injury."

Favorite Opponent: Denmark

Favorite Professional Teams: San Francisco Giants, Tennessee Titans

Favorite Professional Athletes: Buster Posey of the San Francisco Giants

Favorite College Team: Wisconsin

Cumulative GPA: 3.6

Toughest Individual You've Competed Against: "Hunter Marko of Amery in wrestling."

Most Admired High School Teammate: Logan Rueckl, Austin Thlacha

College Plans: "I plan to go to Upper Iowa and play baseball and study Architecture and Graphic Design."

Activities Outside of Sports: Camping, paint balling, hot tubing, hunting

I Find it Relaxing to: "I find it relaxing to go sit in the hot tub while eating oatmeal cream pies."

Favorite TV shows: Two and a Half Men

Favorite Movie: Spaceballs

Favorite Musical Artists: Eiffel 65

Favorite Subject: Advanced Architecture

Favorite Restaurant: Pizza Ranch

Favorite Website: www.espn.com

Family Members: Dan, father; Ericka mother; Nate, older brother; Ryan, younger brother; Allison, younger sister.

(If you'd like to nominate a senior three-sport athlete from Wisconsin for the Triple Play Triple Threat feature, please contact Mark Miller at wbnews@yahoo.com)

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