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Name: Brandon Drenning

School: Bishop Guilfoyle

Age: 17

Grade: Senior

Sport: Basketball

Athlete of the week achievement: Drenning scored 54 points in four Bishop Guilfoyle wins, including scoring 13 in a victory over previously undefeated Bellwood-Antis.

Season update: Drenning averages more than 14 points per game. The Marauders are 11-2.

Coach Chris Drenning’s quote: “He plays within in the system. He is a real good shooter. His teammates do a good job setting him up, and he takes advantage of his opportunities. I’m proud of the work he’s put in.”

Favorite teacher: Mr. Sutton

Favorite subject: Spanish

Favorite movie: “Dark Knight Rises”

Favorite food: Anything that my mom makes

Favorite song: “Just What I Am” By Kid Cudi

Outside interests: Hanging out with friends, travel basketball, baseball

Favorite professional team: Boston Red Sox

Favorite college team: Louisville Cardinals

Pro athlete most admired: Stephen Curry

Best athlete I ever played with: Penn Cambria’s A.J. Leahey

Best athlete I ever competed against: Bellwood-Antis’ Noah Davis

Most influential person on my athletic career: My parents and coaches

Proudest athletic achievement: Playing in the state tournament

How I got my start in basketball: “My pap bought me a Little Tikes hoop when I was 2 years old.”

Future goal: To win the Laurel Highlands championship and move on to the District 6 Class A championship