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Harrold shines at quarterback

Name: Garrett Harrold

School: Penn Cambria

Age: 15

Grade: Sophomore

Sport: Football

Athlete of the week achievement: Harrold ran for two TDs, threw for 208 yards and another score and evaded tacklers to throw a successful two-point conversion pass to Jake Tsikalas and complete a 21-point rally in Penn Cambria’s 29-28 win over Central Cambria.

Season update: He is 56-of-87 for 745 yards and has thrown four TD passes. He is also PC’s leading rusher, averaging nearly 5 yards per carry, with 268 yards and five touchdowns.

Coach Nick Felus’s quote: “He prepares every practice, has a tremendous work ethic, pays attention to detail and put a lot of time in this offseason in both the film room and the weight room. He understands the offense and has command of it. He gets us in good situiations, and he’s a playmaker.”

Favorite teacher: Mr. Mayer

Favorite subject: History

Favorite movie: “Remember the Titans”

Favorite food: Pizza

Favorite song: “‘Till I collapse” by Eminem

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

Favorite professional team: Pittsburgh Steelers

Favorite college team: Notre Dame

Pro athlete most admired: Ben Roethlisberger

Best athlete I ever competed against: Richland’s Caleb Burke

Most influential person on my athletic career: My dad, Dane

Proudest athletic achievement: Winning the Goal Post Trophy against Central Cambria.

How I got my start in football: Playing flag football when I was younger.

Future goal: Hopefully get a college scholarship to play football, basketball or baseball

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