Name: Brandon Ritchey
School: Central High School (plays hockey for Hollidaysburg)
Athlete of the week achievement: Scored six goals in Hollidaysburg's 11-7 victory over Central Cambria, and three goals in Hollidaysburg's 17-0 win over Forest Hills.
Season update: Ritchey has helped Hollidaysburg to a 6-1 record and has 26 goals, 12 assists and four game-winning goals.
Coach Craig Fitzgerald's quote: "He's our league's leading scorers and a big part of our team. Not only does he put up a lot of points, but he makes other kids around him better as well and he's a leader for us."
Favorite teacher: Mr. Mellott
Favorite subject: History
Favorite movie: "Miracle''
Favorite food: Pizza
Favorite song: "Berzerk,'' by Eminem
Outside interests: Baseball
Favorite professional team: Pittsburgh Penguins
Favorite college team: Penn State
Pro athlete most admired: Sydney Crosby
Best athlete I ever played with: Sam Lafferty
Best athlete I ever competed against: Adam Badorrek
Most influential person on my athletic career: My father, Mike, and my coaches
Proudest athletic achievement: Winning the state championship in 2010 with the Mid-State Mustangs
How I got my start in hockey: I started when I was 3 years old playing street hockey with my brother
Future goal: Go to college and play hockey there