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Triple Threat of the Week: Abbi Sitte, Gibraltar

12/20/2019, 9:15am CST
By Norbert Durst

Name: Abbi Sitte 
School: Gibraltar High School 
Year: Senior 

Volleyball Honors: Four-year varsity setter for coach Frank Heidler and the Vikings... honorable mention all-Packerland as a junior... second-team all-conference as a senior... helped team win two regional championships... finished career with over 1,500 assists... 

Basketball Honors: Four-year starting point guard for the Vikings... honorable mention all-conference as a sophomore... first-team all-conference as a junior... coached by Devin Thomas as a senior... averaging 16.2 points, 6.2 rebounds, 4.2 assists and 4.8 steals per game for the Vikings (3-2, 1-1 in Packerland) this season... 

Track & Field Honors: Three-time state qualifier for the Vikings... coached by Joy Manweiler and Clayton Buske... freshman year was a state finalist in the 4x100 relay and broke the school record, also qualified for state in the 100 meter...  sophomore year was a state finalist in the 100 meter and second-team all-conference in the 100 and 200 meter...  junior year was 100 meter state finalist... 200 meter and 4x100 state qualifier... 100 and 200 meter and 4x100 first-team all-conference... 

Favorite Sport (and why): "I’ve dedicated more of my time to basketball and throughout the years I’ve fallen in love with the sport. I have always put more time into basketball and always look forward to playing. Volleyball is a close second." 

Best Part of High School Sports (and why): "Being able to compete against others girls, and knowing you are playing to represent your school and community." 

Best Advice from a High School Coach: "Just live in the moment because time really does fly by."

Most Memorable Moment in High School Sports: "My freshman year at state track after we ran the 4x100 relay, we ran the best time of the year. After the race, our coach walked up to all of us and casually said: 'How does it feel to hold the school record'." 

Best Part of Playing Three Sports: "Always being involved and having something to do." 

Toughest Part of Playing Three Sports: "The amount of free time you have is really limited, and it takes a toll on your body."

Favorite Opponent (and why): "Sturgeon Bay is always a fun and exciting rivalry game. people always get into the game so the atmosphere is really cool." 

Favorite Professional Team: Green bay Packers

Favorite Professional Athlete: Gabby Williams

Favorite College Team: UConn woman’s basketball and Wisconsin woman’s volleyball

Cumulative GPA: 3.7

Toughest Individual You’ve Competed Against (and why): "Makaylee Kuhn is an outstanding athlete. She is fast, can jump, and is very hard to defend. She is also a great defender."

Most Admired High School Teammate (and why): "Payton Pluff, she was one of those teammates you just instantly connect with. We went through middle school, AAU, and high school playing basketball and volleyball together. We always had full trust in each other, she was always where I needed her to be, and she understood the game."

College Plans: "Study Psychology at Michigan State, Iowa State or UW-Milwaukee." 

Activities Outside of Sports: "President of Student Council, editor of the yearbook, Varsity Letter Club, and Project 180." 

I Find it Relaxing to: Listen to Music

Favorite TV Show: One Tree Hill

Favorite Movie: High School Musical

Favorite Musical Artist: Khalid or Halsey

Favorite Subject: Psychology

Favorite Restaurant: Wild Tomato in Door County

Favorite Website: YouTube

Other Family Members: "Heidi (mom), Kent (dad), Braden (brother), Josie and Bear (our dogs)." 

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