Lewis playing the right way

Name: Ethan Lewis

School: Central

Age: 18

Grade: Senior

Sport: Baseball

Athlete of the week achievement: Lewis went 3-for-8 at the plate with two runs and two RBIs in the Scarlet Dragons’ two PIAA Class AA playoff victories. He was the winning pitcher in Central’s 17-7 quarterfinal win over District 10 champion Franklin.

Season update: Lewis is hitting .385 with 22 RBIs and an on-base percentage of .558. He’s also 10-0 with a 3.52 ERA.

Coach A.J. Hoenstine’s quote: “Ethan is a senior captain who has devoted a lot of time and energy to our program and a sport that he loves. He is a real competitor who plays the game the right way.”

Favorite teacher: Miss Michalyk, Mr. Roberts

Favorite subject: Biology

Favorite movie: “Coach Carter”

Favorite food: Mexican

Favorite song: “Somethin’ ‘Bout a Truck” by Kip Moore

Outside interests: Fishing, snowboarding, street hockey

Favorite professional team: Pittsburgh Pirates

Favorite college team: Penn State

Pro athlete most admired: Roberto Clemente

Best athlete I ever had as a teammate: Austin Cunningham

Best athlete I ever competed against: Jordan Miller

Most influential person on my athletic career: My dad and Coach Hoenstine

Proudest athletic achievement: Winning the District 6 title this year.

How I got my start in baseball: Played Pee Wee when I was 5

Future goal: Attend La Roche College, work hard and lead a successful life.