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The Jewish Link and Gotham Burger Sportstar of the Week: Sara Mirwis

The Jewish Link of New Jersey and Gotham Burger would like to recognize eleven year old Sara Mirwis as this week’s Sportstar of the Week. The Yeshivat Noam fifth grader helped lead her Mitch Gross Basketball Rockwell Management team to an impressive 5-1 regular season record averaging over 15 points per game

Sara, I know there are many great influences in your life, but if you had to pick one, who would you say is your role model and why?

My role model is my dad because he never gives up and always looks for the best.

Who is your favorite professional athlete?

My favorite athlete is James Harden because I am from Houston and he’s a great guard (and I met him!).

What is your pregame routine?

My pregame routine is shooting around with my older brothers and taking foul shots.

What is your earliest sports memory?

My earliest sports memory was when we won in the championship in second grade MGBL (what a rush!).

What is your favorite sports memory?

My favorite sports memory was when I was on the Jumbotron for the Houston Rockets.

What do you like to do when not playing basketball?

When I’m not playing basketball I like to play flag football, hang out with my friends and make musical.lys.

What is the best thing about being a Sportstar?

Knowing that all of your hard work pays off!

The Jewish Link and Gotham Burger Sportstar of the Week will receive a $10 gift certificate to Gotham Burger. Please send nominees for upcoming Gotham Burger Sportstars of the Week to [email protected].

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