Scoring was by no means a difficulty for Andrew Sniesak. However so as to take his sport — and the Armada boys basketball workforce — to the subsequent degree, he needed to change into extra versatile.
And as soon as that occurred, Sniesak established himself as one of many space’s greatest gamers.
The senior was voted Blue Water Space Athlete of the Week on Thursday for the week of March 6-12. Sniesak led all scorers with 24 factors within the Tigers’ 60-55 win over St. Clair in a Division 2 district semifinal on March 8. He additionally surpassed 1,000 profession factors throughout the sport.
The Instances Herald lately caught up with Sniesak to study extra about him.
Instances Herald: How lengthy have you ever been enjoying basketball?
Andrew Sniesak: I began within the third grade. However I actually acquired aggressive with it in fifth grade after I began journey basketball. Then I fell in love with it and it began from there.
TH: What makes you such a gifted participant?
Sniesak: I’ve had a whole lot of totally different coaches that’ve pushed me to enhance my sport. I’ve had nice teammates that’ve helped push me to enhance my sport — particularly my Armada teammates and coach. I could not have requested for a greater previous three years right here. They simply make me work more durable day by day and I believe that attributes to how I play.
TH: Who’s your favourite athlete and why?
Sniesak: Dennis Rodman. As a result of after watching a documentary on him and the way he performed, I believe my sport elevated from there. It made me need to work more durable on protection, rebounds and steals. I believe that was one thing that was lacking from my sport. And so, simply watching him actually impressed me.
TH: What do you get pleasure from doing outdoors of basketball?
Sniesak: I actually like spending time with family and friends.
TH: What was your favourite reminiscence from this season?
Sniesak: The St. Clair sport within the district semifinal. Not solely as a result of I reached my 1,000th level, however as a result of my workforce and I actually stepped it up in that sport. We mounted a whole lot of issues that we had been lacking. It simply felt good to get that win and play that sport completely for my part.
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