Pfister big part of 7-0 Ridge

Name: Logan Pfister

School: Chestnut Ridge

Age: 15

Grade: Sophomore

Sport: Football

Athlete of the week achievement: Pfister ran for 152 yards and two TDs and passed for 229 yards and three touchdowns in Ridge’s 37-14 victory over rival Bedford.

Season update: Pfister is 65-of-93 for 906 yards and eight touchdowns with two interceptions. He’s rushed for 486 yards and eight scores on 76 attempts. Ridge is 7-0.

Coach Max Shoemaker’s quote: “He has emerged from the start of the season to be one of our leaders in our offensive attack. Coming into the season, it was unknown as to who would be our quarterback, but he has certainly grabbed the position and sealed everything up. He’s emerged as an outstanding decision-maker.”

Favorite teacher: Mr. Bilchak

Favorite subject: Math

Favorite movie: No preference

Favorite food: Pizza

Favorite music: Classic rock

Outside interests: Basketball, track, spending time with my family

Favorite professional team: New Orleans Saints

Favorite college team: LSU

Pro athlete most admired: Drew Brees

Best athlete I ever competed against: Forest Hills’ Adam Cecere

Most influential person on my athletic career: Max Shoemaker

Proudest athletic achievement: Winning the District 5 high jump event in track and field

How I got my start in football: “My dad (Cody) played football and really liked it, and I tried to model after him.”

Future goal: To play sports (football or track) in college

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