Name: Ian Vescovi
School: Cambria Heights
Athlete of week achievement: Vescovi had 30 points, 11 rebounds and 12 blocks in a 67-55 win over Bald Eagle Area, 23 points in a 56-39 victory over Somerset and 20 points in a 53-50 win over Westmont Hilltop.
Season update: Vescovi is averaging 18.9 points per game, 5.0 assists per game, 7.3 blocks per game and 9.9 rebounds per game. He leads the team in scoring, rebounds, assists and blocks.
Coach Eric Nagel's quote: "Ian's performance last week was outstanding. He is definitely on of the main reasons we had three wins last week. He is a leader on the floor, much like a coach on the floor."
Favorite teacher: Mr. Pawlikowski
Favorite subject: Calculus
Favorite movie: "He Got Game"
Favorite food: Scrambled eggs
Favorite song: "Desperately Wanting" by Better Than Ezra
Outside interests: Baseball, hanging out with friends
Favorite pro team: Boston Celtics
Favorite college team: Pitt
Pro athlete most admired: Kendrick Perkins
Best athlete I ever played with: Anthony Milanesi
Best athlete I ever competed against: My brother, Ben
Most influential person on my athletic career: My parents
Proudest athletic achievement: Winning the district championship last year
How I got my start in basketball: I started playing in fourth grade, elementary league
Future goal: To compete for a district championship this year