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Weakland’s hard work noticed

Name: Chloe Weakland

School: Cambria Heights

Age: 18

Grade: Senior

Sport: Basketball

Athlete of the week achievement: Weakland scored 18 points in a 70-42 win over Bishop Carroll, had 11 points and went over the 1,000-point career mark in a 69-41 victory over Marion Center and added 24 points in a 51-44 victory over Richland.

Season update: Cambria Heights is 4-0 (2-0 LHAC) to start the season, and Weakland leads the team averaging 18 points, seven rebounds and five assists per game.

Coach Amber Fees’ quote: “Chloe is one of the most hard-working, dedicated, and selfless players that I have ever coached. She is a great leader and is always trying to make herself and her teammates better, I am so proud of all her accomplishments thus far and am excited to see her grow even more.”

Favorite teacher: Mr. Bishop

Favorite subject: Anatomy

Favorite movie: “How the Grinch Stole Christmas”

Favorite food: Pigs in a blanket

Favorite song: “The Futsal Shuffle 2020” by Lil Uzi

Outside interests: Hanging with my sisters

Favorite professional team: Pittsburgh Steelers

Favorite college team: Penn State

Pro athlete most admired: LeBron James

Best athlete I ever competed against: My sister, Kirsten

Most influential person on my athletic career: My mom and grandmother

Proudest athletic achievement: Reaching the 1,000-point mark in my basketball career

How I got my start in basketball: “Mr. Tracy Neff persistently asking me to play, and with the help of my mom and my gram, I decided to give it a try.”

Future goal: “As a team, to win the LHAC and District 6 titles, and personally to study biology to continue my career at Mansfield University.”

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