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Athlete of the week: B-A’s Worthing stars on both sides

November 27, 2012
The Altoona Mirror

Name: Seth Worthing

School: Bellwood-Antis

Age: 17

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Grade: Senior

Sport: Football

Athlete of the week achievement: Worthing had 80 yards rushing on nine carries and was 2-of-3 passing for 48 yards in the Devils' 54-3 blowout win over Bishop McCort in the District 6 Class A championship. He also had two interceptions and recovered a fumble on defense.

Season update: Worthing has completed 69-of-133 passes for 1,237 yards and 11 touchdowns. He has intercepted six passes on defense.

Coach John Hayes' quote: "Seth had an outstanding game on both sides of the football. He made big plays with returns, interceptions, on kickoffs and running the football. He just gave us a little diversion - a counter to what we were doing - and made some big plays."

Favorite teacher: Mr. Yingling

Favorite subject: Chemistry

Favorite movie: "The Natural"

Favorite food: My mother's ham pot pie

Favorite song: Anything by Pearl Jam

Outside interests: Basketball, track and field

Favorite professional team: New York Yankees

Favorite college team: Army

Pro athlete most admired: Myron Rolle

Best athlete I ever played with: Brian Leap

Best athlete I ever competed against: Garrett Gambrel from Athens

Most influential person on my athletic career: My older brother, Adam

Proudest athletic achievement: Four gold medals at the District 6 Class AA track meet last year

How I got my start in football: Playing in the living room with my older brother

Future goal: To be accepted by the United States Military Academy in West Point, N.Y.

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