Photo contributed Edgar Gomez was named Ichabod Crane's Offensive MVP in helping the Riders reach the Section II Class B boys soccer championship game this past season.

SOCCER

Edgar Gomez

Ichabod Crane

Q: How did you fall in love with your sport?

A: I was nurtured into loving the game since I was very young.

Q: What’s your favorite moment as an athlete in that sport?

A: My favorite moment as a soccer player was the moment we won our regional game to qualify for states back in 2017. It was a surreal moment.

Q: What is your favorite sports moment as a fan?

A: My favorite sports moment as a fan is seeing the joy of my team win.

Q: What athlete do you look up to the most and why?

A: The athlete I look up to the most is Cristiano Ronaldo because he’s shown with hard work you can achieve anything.

Q: Best advice you’ve received from a coach, mentor or teammate in your sport?

A: The best advice I was given was by my father. He said: “Sometimes losing is a good thing, learn from your mistakes, so you don’t do it again.”

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