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Athlete of the Week: Travion "Tray" Kirkendoll

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Lakeview senior guard, Travion "Tray" Kirkendoll, played in his final game as a Gator scoring 13 points during his team's second place finish in the 2A state tournament. But his athletic career is far from over at Lakeview. He is a two sports athlete who now turns his attention to track.

While playing basketball, Kirkendoll averaged a double-double during his senior campaign. Head coach Joshua Hancock said he knew he would get his Kirkendoll's best effort and called him the leader of the team.

"He's one of those kids that's really explosive," said Hancock. "There are moments where he can take over the game. He's one of those guys that wants to guard the other teams best player. I think a lot of our guys pretty much look up to him."

Kirkendoll is a 4.0 student and is the top-student in his class.

"I just kept my grades up," said Kirkendoll about his study habits. "I didn't think it would end up like this but I just kept it up the whole time. My mom and dad stayed on me about it as I grew older and I didn't depart from it."

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