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Morgan Griffith

December 11, 2012
The Altoona Mirror

Name: Morgan Griffith

School: Hollidaysburg

Age: 18

Grade: Senior

Sport: Basketball

Athlete of the week achievement: In the Lady Marauder Classic, Griffith scored 13 points in a first-round win over Bishop McCort and added 17 in the championship game against Bishop Guilfoyle. She was selected as the tournament's MVP.

Season update: Griffith is averaging 15.0 points per game as the Lady Tigers start the season at 2-0.

Coach Deanna Jubeck's quote: "Morgan had a great tournament. She knew what she had to do to lead us to two victories. She did a good job of controlling the boards, and she scored when she needed to."

Favorite teacher: Miss Smiach

Favorite subject: English

Favorite movie: "Bridesmaids"

Favorite food: Chinese

Favorite song: "Thrift Shop" by Mackelmore

Outside interests: Hanging out with friends

Favorite professional team: I don't have one

Favorite college team: Penn State

Pro athlete most admired: Candice Parker

Best athlete I ever played with: Alex Gildea

Best athlete I ever competed against: Bishop Guilfoyle's Halee Adams

Most influential person on my athletic career: My mom and my coaches

Proudest athletic achievement: Winning back-to-back district titles

How I got my start in basketball: Both of my sisters played, and there was always a basketball laying around, so ever since I can remember, I picked up a basketball

Future goal: To have our team go as far as they can this year, have the best senior year possible, and be successful at Shippensburg

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