Scot Scoop News

A football star on the rise

Back to Article
Back to Article

A football star on the rise

Justine Phipps, Scots Scoop Editor

Hang on for a minute...we're trying to find some more stories you might like.


Email This Story






Assisting the Junior Varsity (JV) Scots to multiple victories throughout the season, sophomore Jake Kumamoto ended his second year of high school football with a strong finish.

Kumamoto began playing football four years ago. He started off as a linebacker and advanced to a running back.

“I’m [passionate] about football,” said Kumamoto. “It’s definitely my favorite sport.”

Along with friends, Kumamoto has had his family supporting him through his good and his bad games.

“My brother came to every [single] game,” said Kumamoto. “My parents also supported me. My dad is really into [football,] too.”

Kumamoto was a key leader on the JV team, and was proud to say so.

“It was a great experience,” said Kumamoto.

After playing his freshman year with the JV team, Kumamoto learned from the past leaders and said being a leader was a “positive aspect” to playing football.

“Last year, I got to see the leaders of the team and how they helped everyone. So [this year,] I tried to do that, too.”

Other members of the JV team enjoyed their experience playing with Kumamoto.

“He [ran] a lot of yards, and kept the team always pushing on,” said teammate Cutler Pons. “I enjoyed playing with him because he is a great guy, and never quits. I’m glad I got to block for him.”

Kumamoto is looking forward to playing on the Varsity team next year.

“I’m pumped for next year,” said Kumamoto, “It’s the same team that won the league my freshman year, so hopefully we are going to do just as well.”

With a bright future ahead of him, many people are looking forward to seeing him on the field next fall.

“If he keeps playing, he will play great and become a real weapon [to other teams],” said Pons.

“I’m excited to see [Jake] play Varsity next year,” said junior Savannah Grech. “He made a big impact on the JV team this year, and hopefully will have the same effect on the Varsity team next year.”

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

Hang on for a minute...we're trying to find some more stories you might like.


Email This Story






About the Writer
Justine Phipps, Scot Scoop Sports Editor/In Depth Editor

Justine is the Sports editor for Scot Scoop, a feature page designer for Scot Scoop, and a feature writer for The Highlander. She recently committed...

Leave a Comment

We invite comments and responses to our content. Comments will be published that are deemed appropriate and relevant.

If you want a picture to show with your comment, go get a gravatar.




Navigate Left
  • A football star on the rise

    Sports

    Varsity baseball takes a win against Terra Nova for the seniors

  • A football star on the rise

    Sports

    JV softball ends the season with a bang

  • A football star on the rise

    Sports

    Athletes break records at PAL track finals

  • A football star on the rise

    Sports

    Varsity baseball defeats the Sacred Heart Prep Gators

  • A football star on the rise

    Sports

    Last home game for varsity boys lacrosse ends in defeat

  • A football star on the rise

    Sports

    Scots suffer gut-wrenching overtime loss

  • A football star on the rise

    Sports

    Carlmont JV softball loses to the Lancers

  • A football star on the rise

    Campus

    Wrestling team recruits for their next season

  • A football star on the rise

    Sports

    JV softball gains 8-2 victory in the seventh inning

  • A football star on the rise

    Sports

    JV boys volleyball serves up another win for Carlmont

Navigate Right

Hang on for a minute...we're trying to find some more stories you might like.


Email This Story






The student news site of Carlmont High School in Belmont, California.
A football star on the rise