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Westmont Hilltop School District

Hilltopper Athletics

Westmont Hilltop School District

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1 month ago

Female Spotlight Athlete of the Week | Sarah Polacek

Name:​ ​Sarah​ ​Polacek

School:​ ​Westmont​ ​Hilltop

Age: 17

 
 

Grade:​ ​12

Sport​s:​ ​Volleyball,​ ​track​ ​and​ ​field,​ ​cross​ ​country

Parents​:​ ​Mary​ ​and​ ​Thomas​ ​Polacek​ ​of​ ​Johnstown

Athletic​ ​achievements:​ ​In volleyball,​ ​lettered​ ​three​ ​years,​ ​two​ ​years​ ​as captain,​ ​most​ ​kills​ ​on​ ​team​ ​three years​ ​in​ ​a​ ​row,​ ​set​ school ​record​ ​for​ ​highest​ ​hitting​ ​percentage,​ ​selected to all-District Team in sophomore and junior years,​ ​on​ ​track​ ​to​ ​reach goal​ ​of​ ​1,000​ ​kills​ ​and​ ​break​ ​school​ ​record​ ​this​ ​season.​ ​In track​ ​and​ ​field,​ ​lettered three years, third​ ​in​ ​the​ ​district​ ​in​ ​pole vaulting​ ​and​ ​qualified​ ​for​ ​states​ ​junior​ ​year,​ ​District​ ​place-winner​ ​in​ ​hurdles​ ​two​ ​years​ ​in​ ​a​ ​row.​ ​In cross country, lettered​ ​three​ ​years

Coach’s​ ​quote: “Sarah is a very dedicated, hard-working and determined athlete, on and off the volleyball court. She is a great role model to all those she encounters. She helps others improve their game while continually setting her own goals and achieving them.” – Westmont Hilltop volleyball coach Denise Nairn

Favorite​ ​subject:​ ​Biology

Favorite​ ​food:​ ​Tortellini​ ​Alfredo

Favorite​ ​song:​ ​“Young​ ​Dumb​ ​& ​Broke​“ ​by​ ​Khalid

Outside​ ​interests:​ ​Hanging​ ​with​ ​friends,​ ​reading,​ ​hanging​ ​with​ ​my​ ​brothers

 
 

Favorite​ ​athletic​ ​team:​ ​Notre​ ​Dame

Athlete​ ​most​ ​admired:​ ​​Alexandra​ ​Raisman

Most​ ​influential​ ​person​ ​on​ ​my​ ​athletic​ ​career​ ​thus​ ​far:​ ​Westmont volleyball coach​ Denise​ ​Nairn ​and​ ​Pat​ ​Barron

Proudest​ ​athletic​ ​achievement:​ ​Qualifying​ ​for​ the PIAA Championships ​in​ ​pole​ ​vault

Favorite​ ​movie:​ ​“Shawshank​ ​Redemption”

How​ ​I​ ​got​ ​my​ ​start:​ ​My​ dad​ ​was​ ​always​ ​pushing​ ​me​ ​to​ ​play​ ​different​ ​sports​ ​when​ ​I​ ​was​ ​younger

Future​ ​goal:​ ​Attend​ ​college​ ​to​ ​play​ ​volleyball​ ​and​ ​major​ ​in​ ​nursing

Courtesy Johnstown Tribune Democrat


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