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Bug Tussel Triple Threat Athlete of the Week: Brock Massey, Mauston

10/20/2023, 12:45pm CDT
By Mark Miller

The Bug Tussel Triple Threat Athlete of the Week is an honor given on to the top senior boys and girls three-sport athletes in the state. Players are recognized each week on WSN, with the a boys and girls winner of the Pat Richter Award at the end of the season to the best three-sport athlete of the year.

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Brock Massey

Name: Brock Massey

High School: Mauston

Football Honors: First-team defensive back and wide receiver in the South Central Conference as a senior ... Voted as the offensive Player of the Year in the league in 2023 ... First-team all-league pick at defensive back and second-team selection at wide receiver as a junior ... Second-team all-conference pick at defensive back and wide receiver as a sophomore ... Through nine games as a senior, hauled in 53 catches for 938 yards and 13 touchdowns for coach Dustin Vickerman and the Golden Eagles. 

Basketball Honors: Prolific guard/forward who has scored 1,536 points in three seasons heading into senior campaign ... Player of the Year in the South Central Conference as a junior when he averaged 29.5 points, 7.0 rebounds and 3.1 assists for coach Ryan Frye's squad ... First-team all-league pick as a junior and sophomore, and second-team selection as a freshman.

Baseball Honors: Helped Mauston to a 17-4 record and the South Central Conference title as a junior ... First-team all-league pick at outfielder and pitcher as a junior ... League Player of the Year in 2023 ... First-team infielder as a freshman and sophomore, and second-team pitcher as a freshman and sophomore for the Golden Eagles. 

Favorite Sport: "My favorite sport is whatever I am currently playing."

Best Part of High School Sports: "he best part of high school sports is playing with your best friends that you have played with since kindergarten."

Best Advice from a High School Coach: "You’re just a kid playing a sport, go out there and have fun.” -- Randy Gyllin

Most Memorable Moment in High School Sports: "Winning the 2023 conference championship in baseball against Wautoma."

Which Person or Persons Have Served as Positive Role Models: "My biggest role model in sports is my father because he showed me that sports are just a part of what makes me a person and having a life outside of sports is just as important."

Best Part of Playing Three Sports: "The best part of playing three sports is the ability to play the sports I love with different teammates and creating lifetime memories with them."

Most Difficult Part of Playing Three Sports: "The toughest part of playing three sports is not being able to focus solely on just one sport all year; while also having to maintain the unique abilities to play all three at a high level."

Favorite Opponent: "My favorite opponent is the Wisconsin Dells because of the rivalry, the weight behind every game, and the atmosphere."

Toughest Individual You've Competed Against: "Johnny Drankiewicz of Adams Friendship in football, Cody
Schmitz of G-E-T in basketball and Logan Dunn of Wautoma in baseball."

Favorite Professional Teams: Chicago Cubs, Minnesota Vikings, Milwaukee Bucks

Favorite Professional Athlete: Randy Moss

Favorite College Teams: Wisconsin Badgers, Air Force Academy

Cumulative GPA: 4.0

Most Admired High School Teammate: "Russell Dillin because he never gave up and showed us what it is like to be a Mauston Golden Eagle."

College Plans: "I hope to study astronomy and physics while playing a sport."

Activities Outside of Sports: National Honor Society, Linkcrew leader, St. Patrick's VBS camp counselor, summer rec baseball coach

Favorite Quote: “Fans don’t boo nobodies” – Reggie Jackson

Favorite TV Show: Naruto

Favorite Movie: Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring

Favorite Musical Artists: Kendrick Lamar, Morgan Wallen, John Denver, Yeat

Favorite Subjects: Math and science

Favorite Restaurant: Gordos with my boy Abe

Favorite Website: Crunchyroll

Other Family Members: Lance, father; Julie, mother; Wyatt and Heath (brothers); Shae (sister).

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