Walker turns in great start

Trent Walker

Name: Trent Walker

School: Bellwood-Antis

Age: 17

Grade: Senior

Sport: Basketball

Athlete of the week achievement: Walker scored a career-high 46 points in a double-overtime win at Williamsburg. He followed that up with 16 points in a victory over West Branch.

Season update: Walker is averaging 27.0 points and 4.0 rebounds while shooting 55 percent from the field. The Blue Devils are 4-1.

Coach Kevin Conlon’s quote: “Trent’s game against Williamsburg was one of the best high school performances I’ve seen. He’s had a fantastic start to this season with both his play on the floor and his leadership with the team. He has put a lot of work into becoming an all-around offensive threat and not just a shooter; it’s exciting to see that hard work pay off. I’m looking forward to watching both he and the team improve as the season progresses.”

Favorite teacher: Mrs. Stinson

Favorite subject: Physics

Favorite movie: “Talladega Nights”

Favorite food: Chicken Alfredo

Favorite song: “New Freezer” by Rich The Kid

Outside interests: Video games, hanging out with friends

Favorite professional team: Chicago Cubs

Favorite college team: Pitt

Pro athlete most admired: Gordon Hayward

Best athlete I ever competed against: Central Cambria’s Matt Holsinger

Most influential person on athletic career: My parents

Proudest athletic achievement: Winning the District 6 championship in 2016

How I got my start: “Playing in the NBCRC (Northern Blair County Recreation Commission) Youth League.”

Future goal: “To attend college and make the most of life.”