Kitt’s leadership is special

Name: Braden Kitt

School: Central

Age: 18

Grade: Senior

Sport: Football

Athlete of the week achievement: Scored two touchdowns in team’s 12-7 win over Tyrone to improve to 2-0. He passed for 130 yards and rushed for 66 yards. He accounted for 196 of his team’s 208 yards of offense.

Season update: In first game, a win over Northern Bedford, Kitt rushed for 121 yards, passed for 43 yards, caught one pass for 36 yards and scored two TDs.

Coach Dave Baker’s quote: “He has developed a lot of leadership qualities for our team. When you have a team that is not very experienced, that can make a difference. He has become a good runner, too, this year. He always was a pretty good passer. He runs hard and he is faster than what you would think. He has long legs and he can move pretty good.”

Favorite teacher: Mr. Mellott

Favorite subject: History

Favorite movie: “Creed II”

Favorite food: Olive Garden breadsticks

Favorite song: “Headlines” by Drake

Outside interests: Spending time with my family and friends

Favorite professional team: Pittsburgh Penguins

Favorite college team: Notre Dame

Pro athlete most admired: Jerome Bettis

Best athlete I ever competed against: Jaden Jones of Bald Eagle Area

Most influential person on my athletic career: Reggie Nevins

Proudest athletic achievement: Beating Tyrone in football and basketball

How I got my start in football: My dad, Willie Kitt

Future goal: Go to college and play sports


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