Name: Brad Hengst
School: Chestnut Ridge
Athlete of the week achievement: Hengst rushed for 204 yards on 20 carries with four touchdowns, scoring the last three of the game. He also went 6-for-12 passing for 127 yards with two scores and caught one ball for 15 yards in a victory over Allegany, Md.
Season update: Hengst has rushed for 862 yards on 129 carries and scored 16 touchdowns. In the passing department, he is 56-for-103 for 1,062 yards, with nine touchdown passes and six interceptions. He has two pass receptions for 64 yards and has scored 97 points.
Coach Max Shoemaker's quote: "He is a three-year starter and has served a great role in our success. He does a great job of reading defenses and is exceptional at doing that. He has good speed and he has a good head on his shoulder."
Favorite teacher: Mr. Tantorno
Favorite subject: Calculus
Favorite movie: "Facing the Giants"
Favorite food: Creme Brulee
Favorite song: "Pumped Up Kicks" by Foster the Kids
Outside interests: Guitar and piano, youth groups at church, sing in chorus
Favorite professional team: Pittsburgh Steelers
Favorite college team: Pitt basketball
Pro athlete most admired: Tim Tebow
Best athlete I ever played with: Andy Tomovich
Best athlete I ever competed against: Bedford's Marcus Shippey
Most influential person on my athletic career: My parents
Proudest athletic achievement: Getting on the list of "Pennsylvania Hot 100" for top recruited juniors list.
How I got my start in football: "Grew up playing sports, and I developed a passion for it."
Future goal: "Play college football, and become an orthodontist."