Hines Furniture Athletes of the Year: Crestwood High School's Christian Acevedo, Sumter High School's Jasiah Pack




Boys Soccer

The senior captain was second on an 11-11 team that made the 4A state playoffs with 25 points. He was second in goals with 10 and third assists with five.

‘I think I played decent throughout the season, and I feel like I played really good in my role as a captain. I felt like I did a really good job in my leadership, good sportsmanship. I don’t feel like I was selfish, and I made sure everybody had an opportunity. I was trying to be the best player I could be.’ — CHRISTIAN ACEVEDO

‘He was a big key to our success. He was one of the leading scorers for the team, and he was also one of our leaders in assists. He was a captain for us both on and off the field. Any and everything we needed he gave it to us without apprehension.’ — CRESTWOOD HIGH HEAD COACH JACK RAY


Sumter High School

Girls Soccer

The sophomore led the 8-10 Sumter team with 17 goals. She was tied for second in assists with six. She led the team in points with 40.

‘I wouldn’t have been successful without my team helping get the ball up the field to me. I wouldn’t have done it if I didn’t have the talent I’ve been blessed with from God. I strive both on and off the field to be a better player.’ — JASIAH PACK

‘She works hard and puts in a lot of time in club (soccer) outside of high school ball. She is dedicated and has a lot of soccer knowledge. She’s really strong physically; she dominates the field as young as she is.’ — SUMTER HIGH COACH CHRIS GRADWELL