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Palmer part of JV’s big victory

Name: Lambert Palmer

School: Juniata Valley/Williamsburg

Age: 17

Grade: Senior

Sport: Football

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.

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