Scott stars for Indians
TribLIVE Sports Videos
The Shady Side Academy girls soccer team advanced all of the way to the state semifinals before seeing their season come to an end last week.
And helping lead the team to all of the success was Maggie Scott, a junior, who scored 39 goals.
Two of those goals came in the PIAA semifinal game, which the Indians led before losing to Greensburg Central Catholic in a shootout.
For her effort, Scott has been named The Herald Athlete of the Week.
Scott said she hasn't yet started looking at colleges, but she knows that she wants to continue playing soccer wherever she goes.
She and her teammates were disappointed with the loss to GCC, but were happy with the season.
“It was a tough loss but we were proud to get that far,” she said. “It was the first time that the SSA girls made it to the state semifinals. It was a fun year.”
Here's a closer look at Maggie:
Q: Who have been your role models?
A: My brothers. They pushed me hard.
Q: What are your hobbies?
A: I like to hang out with my friends.
Q: Is there a food you refuse to eat?
Q: What celebrity or athlete would you like to see disappear from public view?
A: Let's go with Snooki.
Q: What movie could you watch over and over?
A: “She's the Man.”
Q: Have you ever been to a movie so bad that you wanted to walk out?
A: Luckily, that hasn't happened yet.
Q: What's your favorite TV show?
A: “Law & Order: SVU.”
Q: What makes Shady Side Academy a special place?
A: The people and the atmosphere.
Q: What's the best concert you've ever been to?
A: I haven't been to many and none stick out in my memory.
Q: Who's your favorite athlete?
A: Christiano Renaldo.
Q: Who would be your dream date?
A: Christiano Renaldo.
Q: Do you have any pre-game rituals or superstitions?
A: No. I just listen to music.
Q: What would make up your all-time favorite meal?
A: Steak, pasta and ice cream.
Q: What's the top item on your Christmas list this year?
A: A new car.
Q: What's the wildest, craziest thing you've ever done?
A: I've jumped off a few cliffs into water.
Q: People would be surprised to know that…
A: ...I like country music.
Marty Stewart is a sports editor for Trib Total Media. He can be reached at 412-782-2123 or email@example.com.
Show commenting policy
TribLive commenting policy
You are solely responsible for your comments and by using TribLive.com you agree to our Terms of Service.
We moderate comments. Our goal is to provide substantive commentary for a general readership. By screening submissions, we provide a space where readers can share intelligent and informed commentary that enhances the quality of our news and information.
While most comments will be posted if they are on-topic and not abusive, moderating decisions are subjective. We will make them as carefully and consistently as we can. Because of the volume of reader comments, we cannot review individual moderation decisions with readers.
We value thoughtful comments representing a range of views that make their point quickly and politely. We make an effort to protect discussions from repeated comments either by the same reader or different readers.
We follow the same standards for taste as the daily newspaper. A few things we won't tolerate: personal attacks, obscenity, vulgarity, profanity (including expletives and letters followed by dashes), commercial promotion, impersonations, incoherence, proselytizing and SHOUTING. Don't include URLs to Web sites.
We do not edit comments. They are either approved or deleted. We reserve the right to edit a comment that is quoted or excerpted in an article. In this case, we may fix spelling and punctuation.
We welcome strong opinions and criticism of our work, but we don't want comments to become bogged down with discussions of our policies and we will moderate accordingly.
We appreciate it when readers and people quoted in articles or blog posts point out errors of fact or emphasis and will investigate all assertions. But these suggestions should be sent via e-mail. To avoid distracting other readers, we won't publish comments that suggest a correction. Instead, corrections will be made in a blog post or in an article.
- Deteriorating Monessen building under renewed scrutiny
- Steelers notebook: Seahawks’ Sherman gets better of WR Brown
- Steelers’ Roethlisberger reported symptoms that led to his exit vs. Seahawks
- Penguins centermen enjoying better faceoff success rate this season
- Week 12 — Steelers-Seahawks gameday grades
- Mon City man arrested for alleged assault
- Veterans courts in Pennsylvania dubbed remedy for recidivism
- Jeannette McKee Middle School names its students of the month
- Marshall’s Fluhme Glam Bar hopes to take beauty concept nationwide
- Sports Deli is latest tenant to say goodbye to Parkway Center Mall
- Iraq War veteran, mother of 2 slain in Colorado clinic rampage