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HIGH FIVE: Southside’s Ka’nyah O’Neal

We asked area athletes five questions so you can get to know them a little better. Today’s guest is Southside High School sophomore basketball player Ka’nyah O’Neal. She’s off to a great start for the Seahawks, averaging 30 points and 15 rebounds a game.

  1. When did you start playing basketball?

Ka’nyah: My mom signed me up to play in the Washington rec league when I was five. I got really excited whenever I would make a basket, so I kept playing.

  1. Which ice cream flavor best describes your personality?

Ka’nyah: Cookies and Cream because there’s a mix of flavors. There’s lots of different parts of my personality and I like to keep people guessing.

  1. If you could ban one vegetable, which one would it be?

Ka’nyah: Tomatoes because everything is nasty about them except ketchup.

  1. If you could eat anything without regard to nutrition, what would it be?

Ka’nyah: A cheeseburger from Cook-Out.

  1. What class has helped you the most so far?

Ka’nyah: Math I and also Honors English because they’ve helped me understand the subjects better.