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Trib HS Insider Q&A: Frazier's Chaise Bertocci

| Thursday, Oct. 4, 2012, 12:01 a.m.
Frazier Commodore running back Chaise Bertocci looks for room to run against Jefferson Morgan defensive back Rece Henneman during the Frazier Homecoming football game Friday evening. Lori C. Padilla/For the Daily Courier
Frazier's Chaise Bertocci Jason Black/Daily Courier

Junior running back Chaise Bertocci is one of 16 members of the Frazier football team who experienced the team's long-awaited return to the playoffs last season. This year, Bertocci is focused on helping the Commodores make a return trip to the postseason.

Bertocci has been a consistent producer this season. He has rushed for a touchdown in each of Frazier's last three games, including a 5-yard scoring run in last week's loss to Jefferson-Morgan. Bertocci has 248 rushing yards on 35 carries.

Q: What are some of the best moments you have experienced on the football field?

A: Making it to the playoffs last year was one and beating Monessen for the first time in a long time. Scoring a couple touchdowns in a playoff game as a sophomore was another one.

Q: Aside from football, what is your favorite sport?

A: Baseball.

Q: If you could visit anywhere in the world, where would you go?

A: I would go to Alaska to go hunting and see the sights.

Q: What is your favorite subject in school?

A: Math.

Q: What are your plans after high school?

A: I want to go to college and become a contractor. I'd like to play baseball or football or both.

Q: What are some hobbies you enjoy?

A: Hunting, fishing, working on cars and playing sports.

Q: What are your personal goals for the rest of the season?

A: I just want to do my best and help the team as much as I can.

Q: Do you have a favorite television show?

A: “American Pickers.”

Q: If you could have dinner with anyone, who would it be?

A: RG3 (Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III). I would ask him how much dedication you need to make it through the different levels.

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