Name: Matt Ritchey
Athlete of the week achievement: Ritchey was the MVP of the Blue Pirate Boosters Tournament, scoring 15 points in a victory over Northern Bedford in the first round and following that with a 24-point effort as Central handed Williamsburg its first loss of the season in the championship game.
Season update: Ritchey is averaging 11.6 points per game, 6 rebounds and 2 assists
Coach Bill Forshey's quote: "He played tremendously well. He gave us a charge for the tournament. His attitude is tremendous, he is a great kid. I think his attitude put us over the top in the tournament."
Favorite teacher: Mr. Mellot
Favorite subject: Agriculture
Favorite movie: "Remember the Titans"
Favorite food: Steak
Favorite song: No preference
Outside interests: Hunting, fishing, weightlifting
Favorite professional team: Pittsburgh Steelers
Favorite college team: Penn State
Pro athlete most admired: Paul Posluszny
Best athlete I ever played with: Lucas Runk
Best athlete I ever competed against: Central Mountain's Von Walker
Most influential person on my athletic career: "My parents.''
Proudest athletic achievement: Getting athlete of the week
How I got my start in basketball: "Played co-ed basketball in second or third grade."
Future goal: "To receive my enginering degree from Penn State.''