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Captain's corner | Eagles baseball
Joe Valley & Patrick McGuire
Grade: Both are seniors
High School: Klahowya Secondary School
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.