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Katy Leamer

December 18, 2012
The Altoona Mirror

Name: Katy Leamer

School: Bellwood-Antis

Age: 17

Grade: Senior

Sport: Basketball

Athlete of the week achievement: Leamer had a pair of double-doubles in Lady Devil wins over Northern Bedford (26 points, 15 rebounds) and Claysburg-Kimmel (17 points, 11 rebounds).

Season update: Leamer averages a double-double - 19.3 points per game and 11.0 rebounds per game. Bellwood-Antis is 3-0.

Coach Jim Swaney's quote: "Katy has worked really hard to make herself a complete player. She worked very hard to improve all aspects of her game, and I think she is a very dangerous player both inside and outside. She's a very good kid who works her tail off."

Favorite teacher: Miss Claar and Miss Trostle

Favorite subject: Calculus

Favorite movie: "21 Jump Street"

Favorite food: Mac and cheese

Favorite song: Anything by Taylor Swift

Outside interests: Volleyball, track, hanging out with friends, shopping

Favorite professional team: Pittsburgh Penguins

Favorite college team: Juniata

Pro athlete most admired: Sydney Crosby

Best athlete I ever played with: My sister Kelly and all of my teammates

Best athlete I ever competed against: Southern Fulton's Macy Hollenshead

Most influential person on my athletic career: My family

Proudest athletic achievement: First-team Altoona Mirror for basketball and first-team District 6 for volleyball

How I got my start in basketball: Tyrone YMCA

Future goal: To play basketball in college and have a successful life

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