P-O star shines on the links

Name: Halle Herrington

School: Philipsburg-Osceola

Age: 17

Grade: Senior

Sport: Golf

Athlete of the week achievement: Herrington won the individual title in the District 6 Class 2A Girls Golf Championships at Summit Country Club.

Season update: Herrington will compete in the PIAA Western Regional on Oct. 15 to try and qualify for the state championships.

Coach Steven Torquato’s quote: “Halle had a great round at the Summit. As with any golfer there were some ups and downs, and weather was a large part near the end (Thursday), but I am very proud of her score for the two days.”

Favorite teacher: Mr. Levonick

Favorite subject: Physics

Favorite movie: “Fast Times at Ridgemont High”

Favorite food: Pizza

Favorite song: “Fefe” by Nicki Minaj

Outside interests: Playing basketball, hanging out with friends

Favorite professional team: No preference

Favorite college team: Penn State

Pro athlete most admired: Rickie Fowler

Best athlete I ever competed against: Central Cambria’s Jaylee Sikora

Most influential person on my athletic career: Parents

Proudest athletic achievement: Winning the District 6 golf championship

How I got my start in golf: “My brothers always played, and I followed in their footsteps.”

Future goal: Make it to states