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Triple Threat of the Week: Jack Washburn, Webster

06/26/2019, 11:45am CDT
By Mark Miller

Name: Jack Washburn

School: Webster

Grade: 12

Basketball Honors: Three-time first-team all-league performer in the Lakeland West Conference ... Completed prep career as the all-time leading scorer in Webster school history ... Co-Player of the Year in the Lakeland West as a senior along with teammate Trevor Gustafson ... A 6-foot-1 guard who averaged 17.2 points per game for coach Rob Scherer while helping Webster to a 21-2 record and the conference championship.

Baseball Honors: Four-time first-team all-Lakeland Conference performer ... Conference Player of the Year in each of the past three seasons ... Wisconsin Baseball Coaches Association District 4 Player of the Year as a senior ... Collegiate Baseball First-Team All-American as a senior ... WisSports.net Pitcher of the Year in 2019 along with earning academic All-State recognition ... Helped Washburn to WIAA state titles in 2018 and 2019 ... Gatorade state Player of the Year as a junior.

Track & Field Honors: Two-time all-conference performer and three-time regional champion ... Three-time sectional champion ... State champion in the long jump (21-11.25), third in the high jump (6-4) and sixth in the triple jump (41-11.75) as a senior ... Set school records in long jump, triple jump and high jump.

Favorite Sport: "My favorite sport is baseball. It's my passion and what I want to do in life. The game is so complex yet so simple it's beautiful to me."

Best Part of High School Sports: "Playing sports you love alongside your friends is the best part of high school sports."

Most Memorable Moment in High School Sports: "My most memorable moment in high school sports was winning back-to-back state championships in baseball my junior and senior years."

Best Part of Playing Three Sports: "The best part about playing three sports is all the new friends you make playing in each respective sport."

Toughest Part of Playing Three Sports: "It's a lot of work. You're always busy and always doing something, especially with baseball and track this year."

Favorite Opponent: "I really don't have a favorite opponent. I respect every team and try to beat them all equally."

Favorite Professional Teams: Anaheim Angels, Milwaukee Brewers, Milwaukee Bucks, Green Bay Packers

Favorite Professional Athlete: Mike Trout

Favorite College Teams: Oregon State Beavers, Wisconsin Badgers

Cumulative GPA: 4.03

Toughest Individual You’ve Competed Against: "Every player was elite at the PBR Future games so that was the most difficult competition I've faced."

Most Admired High School Teammate: "Trevor Gustafson. No matter what happened, he always played his hardest and, although he didn't get the recruiting attention he deserved, he never complained and just worked harder and harder."

College Plans: "I will play baseball at Oregon State University."

Activities Outside of Sports: "I'm a huge outdoorsman. I love hunting and fishing, hiking and all that stuff."

I Find it Relaxing to: "Go fly fishing."

Favorite TV show: Big Bang Theory

Favorite Movies: Endgame, Ready Player One

Favorite Musical Artist: Imagine Dragons, J. Cole, Eninem

Favorite Subject: Science

Favorite Restaurant: Sea Star

Favorite Website: Youtube

Other Family Members: Jarrod, father; Kerrie, mother; Owen, brother; Ava, sister. 

 

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