Name: Emily Wright
School: Central Cambria
Athlete of the week achievement: Wright scored 79 points in four wins for the Lady Devils. She had 24 against Conemaugh Township, 15 against Bedford, 17 against Somerset and 23 against Cambria Heights.
Season update: Wright has scored 220 points so far this year. She is averaging 16.9 points and six rebounds per game. The Lady Devils are 8-6 on the season.
Coach Jana Klezek's quote: "Emily has evolved into a team leader both on the court and off the court. She is probably one of our most consistent players not only with points but also her defense."
Favorite teacher: Mrs. Crist
Favorite subject: English
Favorite movie: "The Ugly Truth"
Favorite food: Buffalo chicken dip
Favorite song: "Raise Your Glass" by Pink
Outside interests: Hanging out with friends
Favorite professional team: Pittsburgh Steelers
Favorite college team: Penn State
Pro athlete most admired: LaRod Stephens-Howling
Best athlete I ever played with: Central Cambria graduate Ali Maruca
Best athlete I ever competed against: Bishop Guilfoyle Catholic's Halee Adams
Most influential person on my athletic career: My dad, Brian
Proudest athletic achievement: Finishing 46th out of 286 runners and helping the girls cross country team win its first Class AA state championship.
How I got my start in basketball: "My dad signed me up for second grade basketball at the Young Peoples Community Center."
Future goal: To attend Penn State and major in Psychology