Tyrone’s Shaw sets marks

Name: Sydney Shaw

School: Tyrone Area

Age: 16

Grade: Junior

Sport: Basketball

Athlete of the week achievement: Shaw set school records with 41 points and 13 3-pointers in an 89-62 win over Philipsburg-Osceola. She also had 23 points in a 60-37 victory over Clearfield and nine points in a 50-45 overtime win over Penns Valley.

Season update: Tyrone is 9-6, and Shaw is averaging 18.4 points per game, 4.5 rebounds per game.

Coach Luke Rhoades’ quote: “Sydney has worked hard to become a consistent scorer for us, however she is also contributing in all aspects of the game on both ends of the floor for our team. Her teamtes are doing a good job of getting her the ball in scoring positions and Sydney is taking advantage by putting the ball in the basket.”

Favorite teacher: Ms. Kline

Favorite subject: Math

Favorite movie: “The Sandlot”

Favorite food: Wings or pizza

Favorite song: “Bank Account” by 21 Savage

Outside interests: Softball, camping

Favorite college team: PSU

Pro athlete most admired: No preference

Best athlete I ever competed against: Bellwood-Antis’ Alli Campbell

Most influential person on my athletic career: My coaches

Proudest athletic achievement: Breaking the school record for 3s in a game and points in a game

How I got my start in basketball: Signed up at a young age

Future goal: To become a physician’s assistant while also possibly playing college basketball

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