Name: Eric Grace
School: Northern Bedford
Athlete of the week achievement: Grace threw a perfect game, striking out 14 batters in a victory over Fannett-Metal, and followed up going 4-for-7 with four RBIs and two runs scored as the Panthers swept a doubleheader against Forbes Road.
Season update: He's 6-for-12 with six RBIs. On the mound, he is 1-0 with 16 strikeouts in seven-plus innings of work.
Coach David McIlinay's quote: "He's just solid all around. He's a good player for us. He leads by example and plays hard every day."
Favorite teacher: Mr. Little
Favorite subject: Math
Favorite movie: "Warrior"
Favorite food: Ice cream
Favorite song: Anything performered by Kid Cudi
Outside interests: Basketball, football and hanging out with friends
Favorite professional team: Philadelphia Phillies
Favorite college team: Notre Dame
Pro athlete most admired: Matt Kemp
Best athlete I ever played with: Jake Stern
Best athlete I ever competed against: Camp Hill's L.K. Thompson
Most influential person on my athletic career: My family and my coaches.
Proudest athletic achievement: Winning a District 5 championship in baseball during my freshman year.
How I got my start in baseball: My dad and pap signed me up for T-ball.
Future goal: Play baseball in college.