Name: Jay Stern
Athlete of the week achievement: Stern went 10-for-12 with eight RBIs and nine runs scored in victories over Penns Valley, Clearfield, Tyrone and Penn Cambria.
Season update: Stern is hitting .688 (11-for-16) with 10 RBIs, four doubles and 11 runs for the 5-0 Scarlet Dragons.
Coach A.J. Hoenstine's quote: "Jay is a great kid who really works hard. He does everything we ask and is very disciplined at the plate. I think he is one of the top hitters in the area. He puts a lot of time in on his game, and it's nice to see him recognized.''
Favorite teacher: Mr. Schneider
Favorite subject: Chemistry
Favorite movie: "Forrest Gump"
Favorite food: Philly cheesesteak
Favorite song: "Something Like That" by Tim McGraw
Outside interests: Hunting, fishing and hanging out with friends
Favorite professional team: Pittsburgh Pirates
Favorite college team: West Virginia University
Pro athlete most admired: Josh Hamilton
Best athlete I ever had as a teammate: Austin Cunningham
Best athlete I ever competed against: Hollidaysburg's Brett Hileman
Most influential person on my athletic career: My dad and God
Proudest athletic achievement: Winning 15 games in a row last season
How I got my start in baseball: Backyard wiffle ball with my brother, Logan
Future goal: Win the district championship this season