There are a lot of wonderful candidates out there, and to be selected shocked me. It caught me off guard. It shows that this award is more than just being a great athlete. It shows you have to work hard in the classroom.
When someone is just trying to ball up on the bottom, that's when you know you have to throw something big. I just felt I had to go upper-body and throw him ... This is awesome to win three [WPIAL team titles]. It's just like winning the other two.