Athlete of the Week: Sam Crilly


Chris Escala

Sam Crilly

Name: Sam Crilly

Sport: Basketball

Grade: Sophomore 

Accomplishments: Crilly has been a part-time starter for the Golden Eagles at the point and shooting guard positions. He is especially effective from beyond the three-point line. In one of his best games of the season, he had six three-pointers in one half against Clearfield. He also led the team in scoring with 14 points in a close one-point loss against Hollidaysburg. 

Eagle Eye: How did you first get involved in this sport? 

SC: I started playing basketball on my Fisher Price hoop in the living room when I was younger.

SC: What other sport(s) or other activities are you involved in?

SC: National Honor Society, and lifting with Nick Getz

EE: Favorite college or pro sports team?

SC:  Orlando Magic 

EE: Favorite college or pro athlete?

SC: Bones Hyland 

EE: Who do you admire the most and why?

SC:  My parents because they always believe in me and push me to be the best I can be.

EE: Favorite band/musician?

SC:  Rod Wave 

EE: Favorite Food

SC: Acai Bowls 

EE: Favorite Movie/Tv show 

SC: Scarface 

EE: What advice would you give younger athletes?

SC: Work in silence and stay confident 

EE: What are your future goals past High School?

SC:  Continue playing basketball in college and earning a degree in a business field