Creppage off to solid start

Name: Trenton Creppage

School: Bellwood-Antis

Age: 16

Grade: Junior

Sport: Baseball

Athlete of the week achievement: Creppage, a catcher, went 3-for-4 with two RBIs in a 9-1 win over West Branch and went 3-for-4 with three runs scored and an RBI in an 8-5 victory over Bellefonte.

Season update: Creppage is hitting a team-best .571 (8-for-14) with five doubles and seven RBIs for the 4-0 Blue Devils.

Coach Steve Conlon’s quote: “Trenton put a lot of time in in the offseason, working on his hitting. We expect him to fill our four-hole, and he’s gotten off to a hot start, producing lot of runs.”

Favorite teacher: Mr. Partner

Favorite subject: English

Favorite movie: “Lone Survivor”

Favorite food: Hot wings

Favorite song: “I’m the Man” by Aloe Blacc

Outside interests: Working out and hanging out with friends

Favorite professional team: Boston Red Sox

Favorite college team: Slippery Rock

Pro athlete most admired: Buster Posey

Best athlete I ever had as a teammate: Chad Luensmann

Best athlete I ever competed against: Hollidaysburg’s Brett Hileman

Most influential person on my athletic career: My grandfathers, Denny Watters and Matt Creppage

Proudest athletic achievement: Taking fifth in the National Amateur Baseball Federation national tournament with Martin Oil

How I got my start in baseball: “My step-dad [Jimmy Focht] would always take me out in the backyard to have a catch.”

Future goal: “Play college baseball at Slippery Rock”