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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.
Name: Mackinzie Fall
School: Clayton High School
Volleyball Honors: Four-year letterwinner for coach Sadie Schradle and the Bears...helped Clayton to four state Division 4 state tournament appearances...Bears finished as state runner-up her freshman and senior year...helped the team to four Lakeland-Central titles...two-time all-conference selection.
Basketball Honors: Four-year letterwinner for coach and father Kevin Fall...helped the Bears to Division 5 state tournament appearances as a junior and senior...Clayton went 87-11 in her four years...three-time all-conference pick...averaged 8.5 points per game as a senior.
Softball Honors: Enters her senior year as a three-time letterwinner for the Clayton/Turtle Lake co-op...three-time all-conference selection.
Favorite Sport (and why): "Although I enjoy all the sports I play, basketball is my favorite sport because my dad has been involved in coaching basketball for 25 years and has been my coach throughout my career. He has shared his passion for basketball with me, and I have been able to enjoy it with both of my sisters."
Best Part of High School Sports: "The best part about high school sports is the relationships I have developed with my teammates and coaches and the connections I have made with community members."
Best Advice from a High School Coach: The best advice I have gotten from a high school coach was, “Team is the major reason you are so successful, play for each other and the sky’s the limit.” – Coach Barry Ketz
Most Memorable Moment in High School Sports: "The most memorable moment I have had in my high school sports career was when we played Bayfield in the Sectional Final at Spooner in 2016. I went 10/12 from the free throw line in the second half leading us to a Sectional Championship and advancing to the State Tournament."
Best Part of Playing Three Sports: "The best part about playing three sports is I never get bored because I always have practice to go to and games to play."
Toughest Part of Playing Three Sports: "The toughest part about playing three sports is managing my time to get my schoolwork done and attend all practices, weight trainings, and open gyms."
Favorite Opponent: "My favorite opponent is the Cameron Comets."
Favorite Professional Team: "My favorite professional team is the Milwaukee Bucks."
Favorite Professional Athlete: "My favorite professional athlete is Giannis Antetokounmpo."
Favorite College Team: "My favorite college team is the Wisconsin Badgers."
Cumulative GPA: My cumulative GPA is 4.1156 (Class Valedictorian)
Toughest Individual You’ve Competed Against: "The toughest individual my team and I have competed against is The Wisconsin Player of The Year, Hannah Whitish."
Most Admired High School Teammate: "The high school teammate I admire most is my sister Kiana Fall because of her competitiveness."
College Plans: "I plan to attend UW-La Crosse for Exercise and Sport Science and continue on to graduate school for Occupational Therapy."
Activities Outside of Sports: "I enjoy spending time with friends and family, hunting, fishing, swimming, water tubing/skiing/knee boarding, and playing board games."
I Find it Relaxing to: "I find it relaxing to go for a walk."
Favorite TV Show: My favorite TV show is Grey’s Anatomy.
Favorite Movie: My favorite movie is Matilda.
Favorite Musical Artist: My favorite musical artist is Beyoncé.
Favorite Subject: My favorite subject is Psychology.
Favorite Restaurant: My favorite restaurant is Texas Roadhouse.
Favorite Website: My favorite website is wissports.net
Other Family Members: My family members include my Dad-Kevin Fall, Mom-Tracey Fall, and sisters-Samantha Fall (19) and Kiana Fall (16).