Slam highlight of Feathers’ week

Name: Cameryn Feathers

School: Central

Age: 15

Grade: Freshman

Sport: Softball

Athlete of the week achievement: Feathers had a double and an RBI in a 10-3 win over Claysburg-Kimmel, collected two hits — including a homer — and two RBIs in a 10-0 win over Tyrone and hit a go-ahead grand slam in the seventh inning of a 6-4 win over Bald Eagle Area.

Season update: Feathers is batting .469 with four doubles, two triples, two home runs, 10 runs and 10 RBIs. The Lady Dragons are 12-1.

Coach Dale Walters’ quote: “Cam’s a hard worker and good teammate who is really dedicated to becoming the best hitter she can be. She’s really getting better as the year goes along.”

Favorite teacher: Mr. Benton

Favorite subject: History

Favorite movie: “Sweet Home Alabama”

Favorite food: Steak

Favorite song: “‘Til I Collapse” by Eminem

Outside interests: Lifting weights and hanging out with friends

Favorite professional team: Pittsburgh Steelers

Favorite college team: Penn State

Pro athlete most admired: Lauren Chamberlain

Best athlete I ever competed against: Chestnut Ridge’s Makayla Weyant

Most influential person on my athletic career: My dad, Darian

Proudest athletic achievement: Hitting the grand slam to beat Bald Eagle Area

How I got my start in softball: “My dad encouraged me to play, and I’ve just stuck with it ever since.”

Future goal: “I would like to go to Penn State to play softball and to major in nursing.”

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