Frank tough in the playoffs

Name: Haley Frank

School: Philipsburg-Osceola

Age: 18

Grade: Senior

Sport: Softball

Athlete of the week achievement: Frank was 6-for-8 with five runs and two RBIs as the Lady Mounties posted PIAA Class AA playoff wins against Moniteau and Beaver.

Season update: She is batting .516 with 48 hits, 13 for extra base hits. She also has 21 RBIs, and in 111 innings of play in the field, has just eight errors.

Coach Jim Gonder’s quote: “From my perspective, she’s very versatile and a very good hitter. She’s very dedicated and plays a lot of ball.”

Favorite teacher: Mrs. Shealer

Favorite subject: Sociology

Favorite movie: “Sweet Home Alabama”

Favorite food: Pierogies

Favorite song: “Rewind” by Rascal Flatts

Outside interests: Cheer-leading, golf, riding motorcycles, fishing.

Favorite professional team: St. Louis Cardinals

Favorite college team: PSU

Pro athlete most admired: Jennie Finch

Best athlete I ever had as a teammate: Chelsea Rex and Mackenzie Wilson

Best athlete I ever competed against: Maddie Grimm from Ligonier Valley.

Most influential person on my athletic career: My dad.

Proudest athletic achievement: 100th career hit and being a part of our 2011 state championship team.

How I got to start in softball: I started playing in second grade.

Future goal: Attend Lock Haven University for Early Childhood Education and Special Education.