Carroll’s Ertter makes point

Athlete of the Week

Name: Carson Ertter

School: Bishop Carroll Catholic

Age: 16

Grade: Junior

Sport: Basketball

Athlete of the week achievement: Ertter scored 16 points in Bishop Carroll’s victory over Elk County Catholic and then added 11 points in the Huskies’ triumph over Shade in the quarterfinals while running the point for BC.

Season update: Ertter is averaging 9.7 points per game and plays a critical role in Bishop Carroll’s pressure defense.

Coach Cosie Aliquo’s quote: “He’s been super the whole season, playing really great. I always tell him he’s the best point guard in our league. Lately, he’s been looking for his shot, which really opens it up for the other players.”

Favorite teacher: Mr. Alex

Favorite subject: Chemistry

Favorite movie: “42”

Favorite food: Pizza

Favorite song: “Big Money” by Lil Skies

Outside interests: Hanging out with friends, fishing, baseball

Favorite professional team: Cleveland Cavaliers

Favorite college team: Penn State

Pro athlete most admired: LeBron James

Best athlete I ever competed against: Bishop Guilfoyle’s Luke Ruggery

Most influential person on my athletic career: My parents, Elaine and Lynn, and Coach Cosie (Aliquo).

Proudest athletic achievement: Winning District 6 and verbally committing to play baseball at Penn State.

How I got my start in basketball: “My dad coached me in kindergarten.”

Future goal: Next year, win the Laurel Highlands Conference title, and then continue my baseball career at Penn State

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