Montgomery delivers for Bedford

Name: Austin Montgomery

School: Bedford

Age: 16

Grade: 10

Sport: Baseball

Athlete of the week achievement: Montgomery went 1-for-3 with a double and three RBIs in Bedford’s 7-2 win over Chestnut Ridge in the District 5 Class AA championship game.

Coach Scott Waugerman’s quote: “He’s been our cleanup hitter the whole season, and the double he had for us was big for us in getting some momentum going. Toward the end of the season, he’s been on more of a roll.”

Favorite teacher: Mr. Neff

Favorite subject: Latin

Favorite movie: “Step Brothers”

Favorite food: Everything

Favorite song: No preference

Outside interests: Golf, football, hanging out with friends

Favorite professional team: Pittsburgh Pirates

Favorite college team: Clemson Tigers

Pro athlete most admired: Johnny Manziel

Best athlete I ever had as a teammate: Kody Blevins

Best athlete I ever competed against: Somerset’s Ian Stiffler

Most influential person on my athletic career: Kyler Ford from Bedford

Proudest athletic achievement: “Winning the District 5 playoff game in 2013 against Everett in baseball in 12 innings.”

How I got my start in baseball: “My cousin and I always went out and hit balls, and I started around 5 years old.”

Future goal: Play college football and major in bio-chemistry