Name: Brian Leap
Sport: Track and field
Athlete of the week achievement: Leap won the high, long and triple jumps, setting a meet record in the triple, in leading the Bellwood-Antis boys to the Inter-County Conference Championships team title. Leap also was part of the winning 1600-meter relay.
Season update: Leap's best jumps this season are 44 feet, 23/4 inches in the triple jump, 20-2 in the long jump and 6-0 in the high jump.
Coach Nick Lovrich's quote: "Brian is a pretty special athlete. You typically do not see an athlete excel at all three jumping events like Brian does. He has been a big part of our success this season not only through his performances, but by being a good example of an athlete who works hard at all times.''
Favorite teacher: Mr. Crowell
Favorite subject: Shop
Favorite movie: "The Hangover''
Favorite food: Lasagna
Favorite song: "Heart of a Champion'' by Nelly
Outside interests: Hunting, fishing, hanging out with friends, skiing
Favorite professional team: Pittsburgh Penguins
Favorite college team: Penn State
Pro athlete most admired: Evgeni Malkin
Best athlete I ever played with: Lance Hughes
Best athlete I ever competed against: Athens' Jarred Gambrell
Most influential person on my athletic career: My father, Brian
Proudest athletic achievement: Making it to the state track meet as a sophomore
How I got my start in track and field: "My friends got me into it after baseball in my sophomore year.'
Future goal: "Hopefully, to make it to states and medal the next two years and go on to college.''