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‘Hot Seat:’ Prolific Whitehall goal-scorer usually the one applying pressure; not this time

On day she scores 100th career goal, Maggie Evans put to test with funny, rapid-fire questions.

WHITEHALL — Speedy Maggie Evans breaking into the open field is usually a bad sign for opponents of Whitehall’s girls soccer team.

As the Vikings’ all-time leading goal-scorer, Evans has a knack for putting the ball in the back of the net. But what happens when she’s being peppered with … questions?

CatchMark’s Scott DeCamp found out Thursday afternoon, as he welcomed Evans on the “Hot Seat,” a weekly video series in which the host rattles off a bunch of fun and silly questions to the guest in rapid-fire fashion.

It was a playful interview, full of laughter, so check Episode 5 of the Hot Seat by watching the video at the top of this story.

Photos by Scott DeCamp | CatchMark

After Evans escaped the Hot Seat, it was back to business for her. The senior forward tallied her 100th career goal in the first half of a 5-0 home victory over Oakridge Thursday night. She finished the evening with two tallies, putting her at 101 in only three seasons. (The 2020 season was canceled because of the COVID-19 pandemic.)

This spring, Evans has 22 goals and four assists for a Whitehall squad that’s 5-5 overall and 5-1 in the West Michigan Conference. She was Division 3 third-team all-state by the Michigan High School Soccer Coaches Association in 2021.

Evans also is a standout setter for the Vikings’ volleyball team. She was Division 2 third-team all-state by the Michigan Interscholastic Volleyball Coaches Association.

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