BG’s Homan off to fast start

Name: Leah Homan

School: Bishop Guilfoyle Catholic

Age: 16

Grade: Junior

Sport: Basketball

Athlete of the week achievement: Homan scored 19 points against Juniata Valley, 24 points against Bishop Carroll Catholic and 27 points against Central Cambria as the Lady Marauders went 3-0 for the week.

Season update: Bishop Guilfoyle is 3-1 and among the favorites to win the District 6 Class 1A championship.

Coach Kristi Kaack’s quote: “We’re really impressed with her efficiency right now, and you can tell how much work she’s put in, not only offensively but defensively. She’s leading us in points, assists and steals and just having a great start to the season.”

Favorite teacher: Mr. Sutton

Favorite subject: Religion

Favorite movie: “The Dark Knight Rises”

Favorite food: Filet mignon

Favorite song: “Smooth Criminal” by Michael Jackson

Outside interests: Archery, hanging out with friends and hiking

Favorite professional team: Pittsburgh Pirates

Favorite college team: Villanova

Pro athlete most admired: Tom Brady

Best athlete I ever competed against: My brother, Sam

Most influential person on my athletic career: My parents, Dianne and Travis Homan, and All Day Hoops’ Ryan Lestochi

Proudest athletic achievement: Winning the District 6 Class 2A title last year

How I got my start in basketball: Playing pickup basketball and other sports with my brother and his friends

Future goal: To win a state championship.


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