MPRD Spotlight

  • Monday, July 7, 2014

Dylan Bouchelle (left) and London Kearney of the Mount Pleasant Track Club are this week’s spotlight athletes. PROVIDED

The Moultrie News and the Mount Pleasant Recreation Department (MPRD) come together each week to feature a local track or cross-country athlete from East Cooper as part of MPRD spotlight.

London Kearney and Dylan Bouchelle are members of the Mount Pleasant Track Club. Kearney, 7, competes in the 400-meter dash, the 800 and the javelin throw. Bouchelle, 12, competes in the 1,500, 3,000 and the javelin.

If you could be anyone for a day, who would you be?

Kearney: Usain Bolt

Bouchelle: Jadeveon Clowney

What's your favorite Mount Pleasant restaurant?

LK: Bricco Bracco

DB: Water's Edge

What's the best moment of your athletic career?

LK: Qualifying at the state meet in all three of my events to advance to regionals.

DB: When I got 16th for mini-javelin at nationals last year.

What's the best advice you've received from a coach?

LK: A good practice week makes a good meet.

DB: To pace yourself.

What do you look forward to most about being an adult?

LK: Playing sports at the highest level possible.

DB: Having my own house.

What are the most difficult, and what are the most fun aspects of track?

LK: The most difficult is the speed work and the most fun is being part of an awesome team.

DB: Sprinting at the end of the 3,000-meter run.

What is your favorite movie and TV show?

LK: “The Lego Movie,” “Dog with a Blog”

DB: “Ride Along,” “Duck Dynasty”

If you could have dinner with any three people, who would you choose?

LK: It would be more than three. I would choose my family, grandparents and my godparents.

DB: Cam Newton, Chipper Jones and LeBron James.

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