Name: Tony Risaliti
School: Central Cambria
Athlete of the week achievement: Risaliti won his 100th bout last week when he pinned Mount Union's Cole Boozel in 4 minutes, 49 seconds. Risaliti had a pin in his other match earlier in the week.
Season update: Risaliti is 10-1 on the season with eight victories coming by pin.
Coach Bob Nikolishen's quote: "He has progressed from his ninth grade year to his 12th grade year with purpose. He put accent marks on each year and he was always on a mission from one match to the next.''
Favorite teacher: Mr. Mazzarella
Favorite subject: Anatomy
Favorite movie: "Saving Private Ryan''
Favorite food: "Anything my nonnie makes.''
Favorite song: "Renegade" by Styx
Outside interests: Hunting and hiking
Favorite professional team: Pittsburgh Steelers
Favorite college team: Penn State
Pro athlete most admired: Troy Polamalu
Best athlete I ever played with: Benny Rager
Best athlete I ever competed against: South Fayette's Nick Carr
Most influential person on my athletic career: "My mom and dad.''
Proudest athletic achievement: Finishing seventh at states and competing at swimming and wrestling regionals on the same day.
How I got my start in wrestling: "I was going to practices with my older brother when he wrestled in elementary school.''
Future goal: To win a state championship and wrestle in college.