Name: Breana Kendrick
School: Tussey Mountain
Athlete of the week achievement: Kendrick scored 32 points and was named the MVP of the Richland Tournament, helping the Lady Titans to wins against Homer-Center and Conemaugh Valley.
Season update: Kendrick is averaging a team-high 14.4 points to go along with 3.9 rebounds, 2.9 assists and 2.9 steals. Tussey is 7-0.
Coach Todd Gates' quote: "She had 100 percent participation in our offseason summer league games, camps and open gyms. She was the only girl that did that. Obviously, she puts forth 100 percent effort no matter what it is, she treats it like it's a district championship game."
Favorite teacher: Mr. Brode
Favorite subject: Chemistry
Favorite movie: "We're the Millers"
Favorite food: Mashed potatoes
Favorite song: "Take It Out On Me" by Florida Georgia Line
Outside interests: Attending youth group, hanging out with friends, and playing backyard sports with my neighbors
Favorite professional team: Pittsburgh Pirates
Favorite college team: Penn State
Pro athlete most admired: Kobe Bryant
Best athlete I ever played with: Altoona's Darby Lee
Best athlete I ever competed against: Hollidaysburg's Ashley McClain
Most influential person on my athletic career: Coach John Swogger
Proudest athletic achievement: Being named MVP of the Richland Holiday Basketball Tournament this year
How I got my start in basketball: Upward Basketball at Beavertown Bible Church
Future goal: To become a physical therapist