Captain's corner | Eagles baseball

Patrick McGuire (left) and Joe Valley at practice last week.  - Mike Baldwin/staff photo
Patrick McGuire (left) and Joe Valley at practice last week.
— image credit: Mike Baldwin/staff photo

Joe Valley & Patrick McGuire


Grade: Both are seniors

High School: Klahowya Secondary School

Team: Baseball

Positions: Valley is a center fielder and pitcher; McGuire is a shortstop and right fielder.


Q: What music are you listening to right now?

A: Valley: I like metal and a little bit of rap. I like A Day to Remember. McGuire: It’s all about the country music. I love Billy Currington myself.


Q: Favorite drink?

A: Valley: Monster Energy. I have about one a day. I’m drinking one right now for practice. McGuire: I love chocolate milk.


Q: Favorite pro athlete?

A: McGuire: Ozzie Smith. He’s the greatest shortstop to ever live. He’s the reason I play shortstop. Valley: I like Felix Hernandez, but I also like Rafael Nadal for tennis. He’s just a great all-around athlete.


Q: Favorite movie?

A: McGuire: “A River Runs Through It.” Valley: “Fight Club.”


Q: What do you enjoy about being captains?

A: McGuire: We’ve got a lot of priority over people, so that’s good. Valley: I like being in a position to teach and lead, which helps other teammates.


Q: What do you hope to teach your teammates?

A: Valley: Hard work, which is something I always try to do. That’s the key to everything. McGuire: I want to make sure they want to come back next year.


Q: What are your plans after Klahowya?

A: Valley: I hope to go to Washington State, or some college, and play baseball. McGuire: I plan to go to community college for a while and play baseball, and see how it goes.

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