ATHLETE OF THE WEEK: Joseph Phetmixay

UCA  |  boys’ tennis

Phetmixay had an undefeated season in dual competition in singles and doubles for Uwharrie Charter Academy.

Phetmixay joined with classmate Drew Auman to finish as the Class 1-A state runners-up in doubles.

Phetmixay played No. 1 singles for the Eagles, who were unbeaten duals in the regular season and finished with a 12-1 overall team record.

Phetmixay received an appointment to the U.S. Air Force Academy and will head to Colorado Springs, Colo. As a junior, he was one of five UCA students to become a professionally licensed drone pilot.

Phetmixay also was a member of the soccer team at UCA. He was credited with five goals as a senior.

By Randolph Record