Central’s QB ‘sets the tone’

Name: Jeff Hoenstine

School: Central

Age: 16

Grade: Sophomore

Sport: Football

Athlete of the week achievement: He completed 18-of-32 passes for 211 yards and three TDs, and rushed for 39 yards and a score in Central’s 26-14 win over Bellefonte. He also intercepted a pass and recovered a fumble.

Season update: Hoenstine has completed 33-of-51 passes for 424 yards and 6 TDs while throwing just one interception. He’s also rushed for 105 yards and another score on 19 carries.

Coach Dave Baker’s quote: “He had a great game this week, and he has been outstanding this season. He has ability both mentally and physically. He has the drive to be good and sets the tone. He deserves this.”

Favorite teacher: Mr. Waite

Favorite subject: History

Favorite movie: “Remember the Titans”

Favorite food: Lobster

Favorite song: “Dreams and Nightmares” by Meek Mill

Outside interests: Baseball, basketball, weight lifting, hanging out with friends, hunting and fishing

Favorite professional team: Patriots

Favorite college team: Oklahoma

Pro athlete most admired: Tom Brady

Best athlete I ever competed against: Bellefonte graduate C.J. Funk

Most influential person on my athletic career: My dad, A.J.

Proudest athletic achievement: Winning VFW state championship for baseball in eighth grade

How I got my start in football: Started playing in kindergarten in flag football

Future goal: Win a state championship in football and baseball


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