Name: Brandon Martinazzi
School: Bishop Carroll
Athlete of the week achievement: Martinazzi scored 21 points in a victory over rival Central Cambria and then scored 18 points in an overtime victory over Bishop Guilfoyle.
Season update: Martinazzi is averaging 18.7 points per game for the 13-0 Huskies.
Coach Cosie Aliquo's quote: "Brandon's been working hard on both ends of the floor. We're focusing more on his defense this year. On offense, when he passes the ball, he's tough to guard - it opens things up for all the players. He's having a great year so far."
Favorite teacher: Mr. Skura
Favorite subject: English 11
Favorite movie: "Above the Rim"
Favorite food: Seafood
Favorite song: Any kind of rap
Outside interests: Playing baseball, hanging out with family and friends, playing chess, playing Xbox, lifting weights
Favorite professional team: Los Angeles Lakers
Favorite college team: Duke Blue Devils
Pro athlete most admired: Michael Jordan
Best athlete I ever played with: My teammates
Best athlete I ever competed against: Lincoln Park's Elijah Minnie
Most influential person on my athletic career: My family and coaches
Proudest athletic achievement: Being named all-state last year and making it to the state quarterfinals
How I got my start in basketball: "When I was in kindergarten I was a ballboy for my grade school team [All-Saints]."
Future goal: To play college basketball and do something in the medical field