Palmer part of JV’s big victory
Name: Lambert Palmer
School: Juniata Valley/Williamsburg
Athlete of the week achievement: Palmer completed 10 of 16 passes with no interceptions for 215 yards and two touchdowns, and rushed four times for 20 yards in a victory at previously unbeaten Bellwood-Antis.
Season update: Palmer, a student at Williamsburg who is part of the football co-op program at Juniata Valley, has completed 38-of-70 passes for 802 yards and 10 touchdowns. He has rushed 49 times for 262 yards and four touchdowns.
Coach Bill Musser’s quote: “He is just a quality kid. Lambert is very dependable. His demeanor is calm and that influence is evident with his teammates. Against Bellwood-Antis, he really showed faith in his teammates to make plays and he did a great job of distributing the ball.”
Favorite teacher: Mr. Farrell
Favorite subject: Science
Favorite movie: “Rocky”
Favorite food: Wings
Favorite song: “Thunderstruck” by AC/DC
Outside interests: Bowling, golf
Favorite professional team: Steelers
Favorite college team: Penn State
Pro athlete most admired: Michael Jordan
Best athlete I ever competed against: Quinn Zinobile
Most influential person on my athletic career: My parents, Jerry and Chris
Proudest athletic achievement: Our team beating Bellwood-Antis on the road last weekend.
How I got my start in football: I signed up for flag football in Williamsburg.
Future goal: Attend college and then join the military.