Name: Alex Gildea
Athlete of the week achievement: Gildea scored 17 in a victory over Elizabeth Forward in the first round of the PIAA class AAA playoffs.
Season update: Gildea is averaging 15.5 points, 8.6 rebounds and 3.0 assists per game.
Coach Deanna Jubeck's quote: "She's been our hardest worker. Most of the time she is the last one out of the gym. She has really picked up for us over the last few weeks, and it has gotten us to the point we are in the playoffs. She knows when she has to score and knows when to get her teammates involved."
Favorite teacher: Mrs. Adams
Favorite subject: Math
Favorite movie: "The Dark Knight"
Favorite food: Macaroni and cheese quesadillas
Favorite song: No preference
Outside interests: Hanging out with friends and family
Favorite professional team: Miami Heat
Favorite college team: Notre Dame
Pro athlete most admired: Mia Hamm
Best athlete I ever played with: Morgan Griffith
Best athlete I ever competed against: Halee Adams
Most influential person on my athletic career: My friends, family and my coaches
Proudest athletic achievement: Winning districts two years in a row
How I got my start in basketball: "I got into a basketball camp when I was in kindergarten."
Future goal: "To attend college and play basketball."