Name: Breanne James
School: Central Cambria
Athlete of the week achievement: James had three home runs among her six hits and drove in five runs in three Lady Red Devil victories. She also collected the 100th hit of her career.
Season update: James is hitting .690 (20-of-29) with five home runs with 12 RBIs and seven stolen bases for the 8-1 Lady Devils. She has a school-record 23 career home runs.
Coach Pat Stock's quote: "She's having a fantastic season, not that she hasn't played well for us all four seasons. I've had lots of catchers in 34 years of coaching, but she is the best defensive catcher I have ever had. No one can cover a bunt like she can.''
Favorite teacher: Mr. Alex
Favorite subject: College chemistry
Favorite movie: "Water for Elephants''
Favorite food: Spaghetti
Favorite song: "Smile'' by Uncle Kracker
Outside interests: Basketball, soccer, snowboarding, shopping
Favorite professional team: Pittsburgh Steelers
Favorite college team: No preference
Pro athlete most admired: Kobe Bryant
Best athlete I ever played with: Taylor Swatsworth
Best athlete I ever competed against: Claysburg-Kimmel's Ronette Claar
Most influential person on my athletic career: Coach Stock
Proudest athletic achievement: My 100th career hit and the school's career home run record
How I got my start in softball: "My dad [Stan], when I was 8 years old, got me on a local team. I wanted to be a pitcher, but he kept pushing me to be a catcher, and that's now my favorite position.''
Future goal: To get a doctorate in physical therapy