Lee steps up her game

Mirror Female Athlete of the Week

Name: Darcy Lee

School: Bishop Guilfoyle Catholic

Age: 17

Grade: Senior

Sport: Basketball

Athlete of the week achievement: Lee scored 16 points and grabbed seven rebounds in the Lady Marauders’ 52-45 PIAA Class 2A first-round victory over Kane. She had seven points in the critical third quarter when BG switched to a full-court zone press and went on a 20-0 run.

Season update: Lee is averaging 10.6 points per game for BG, which is 22-4 and is scheduled to play West Middlesex on Thursday in the PIAA second round.

Coach Mark Moschella’s quote: “Darcy brings a lot of energy to practice every day. She’s gone to a new level ever since we’ve hit the playoffs.”

Favorite teacher: Mr. Rhone

Favorite subject: English

Favorite movie: “Sisters”

Favorite food: Mac and cheese

Favorite music: Country

Outside interests: Traveling, snowboarding

Favorite professional team: Pittsburgh Pirates

Favorite college team: University of Hartford Hawks

Pro athlete most admired: Ronda Rousey

Best athlete I ever competed against: Bellwood-Antis’ Karson Swogger

Most influential person on my athletic career: My parents (Daryl and Tracie)

Proudest athletic achievement: Making it to the PIAA semifinals last year

How I got my start in basketball: “In elementary school, I started playing in a league in fourth grade.”

Future goal: Have a good college basketball career at Bloomsburg University