Spotlight Athlete of the Week by Tribune Democrat

Parents: Richie Stevens and Melinda Brant, of Jennerstown 

Athletic Achievement:  Back-to-back District 5 championships and Elite 8 appearances 

Coach’s quote:  “Hunter is one of the hardest working players to come through our system. His leadership and dedication to the game has made him one of the better players in the county. He is one of the true leaders of this team.” — North Star boys basketball coach Randy Schrock 

Favorite subject: Science 

Favorite book or video game: “NBA 2K” 

Favorite foods: Steak and baked potato 

Favorite teacher (and what they teach): Mr. Ridilla (physical education) 

Favorite song: “Vamp Anthem” by Playboi Carti

Outside interest: Hanging out with friends

If you were an animal, what animal would you be and why?: A cheetah, cause they’re the ultimate predator. 

Favorite athletic team: Denver Broncos 

Athlete most admired: Dennis Rodman 

Most influential person on my athletic career: Coach (Randy) Schrock

Most impressive athlete that you have competed against: My own teammate, Andy Zuchelli 

Proudest athletic achievement:  Back-to-back District 5 championships and Elite 8 appearances 

How I got my start: My dad introduced me to the game at a young age. 

Future goal: Just be happy in whatever I do.