Athlete of the Week: Noah D’Angelo

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Tierra Mahute

Senior Noah D’Angelo on defense trying to stop the ball.

Tri-athlete Noah D’Angelo had a great season in soccer and is keeping it rolling right into basketball.

D’Angelo had 21 goals this season, finishing his career with program-record 55.

Along with his 55-goal accomplishment D’Angelo was a first team Altoona Mirror all-star.

Then right into the basketball season, he has scored 72 points so far this year, averaging 4 points, 1 assist, 2 rebounds, along with a steal and a block per game.

The Blue Devils are serving the heat with a 14-2 season.

Tonight the boys are on the road to Claysburg-Kimmel to hopefully make it 15-2.

Be there at 7:30 to support your Blue Devils.

BluePrint: How did you get involved with basketball?

D’Angelo: I started playing in the elementary leagues for something to do.

BluePrint: What position do you play?

D’Angelo: Guard.

BluePrint: What’s your favorite thing about the sport?

D’Angelo: By far, winning.

BluePrint: How do you plan to improve from last season as an individual? As a team?

D’Angelo: To just keep expanding my role as a defensive player and be more aggressive offensively. As a team, we need to stay focused, together and take one game at a time.

BluePrint: What aspect of your game did you work on most in the off-season?

D’Angelo: Rebounding.

BluePrint: What was the main cause of your win over the weekend?

D’Angelo: We played unselfish and everyone is focused on their roles.

BluePrint: How do you predict the rest of your season will go?

D’Angelo: I’m confident that we can win the ICC, districts, and hopefully advance a couple rounds at states. This is our year.

BluePrint: Do you like soccer, basketball, or track better?

D’Angelo: Soccer.