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Female Athlete of the Week

Name: Alli Campbell

School: Bellwood-Antis

Age: 16

Grade: Sophomore

Sport: Basketball

Athlete of the week achievement: Campbell was the MVP of the Reliance Bank Tournament. She scored 23 points to go along with nine rebounds, six assists and five steals in a 68-37 win against Tussey Mountain, then collected 28 points, eight rebounds and five assists in a 75-39 win over Tyrone in the championship game.

Season update: Campbell is averaging 26.3 points, 8.0 rebounds, 5.1 assists, 3.8 steals for the 7-1 Lady Devils.

Coach Jim Swaney’s quote: “She’s an extraordinary player. Being a point guard in the 6-foot, 6-foot-1 range, she creates a lot of matchup problems. With that said, she works hard to take her game to the next level. She’s a great player, she’s a great teammate, and, most important, she’s a great person.”

Favorite teachers: Mrs. Frank, Mr. Burch

Favorite subject: Math

Favorite movie: “Polar Express”

Favorite food: Buffalo chicken sandwiches

Favorite song: “Palace” by Sam Smith

Outside interests: Hanging out with friends and training at DSP

Favorite professional team: Cleveland Cavaliers

Favorite college team: “I like several teams.”

Pro athlete most admired: LeBron James

Best athlete I ever competed against: Altoona’s Olivia Hudson

Most influential person on my athletic career: My parents, coaches and Drew Shubik

Proudest athletic achievement: Being named second-team all-state as a freshman and making it to the state semifinals

How I got my start in basketball: “I played in the Northern Blair Rec League in first and second grade.”

Future goal: “To win district and state championships.”

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