Get used to listening to Cam Harju’s identify for the foreseeable future. Whereas solely a freshman, he is already turn into a key a part of the rotation for the Port Huron Northern boys basketball crew.
Harju was voted Blue Water Space Athlete of the Week on Thursday for the week of Jan. 9-14. The guard scored 19 factors and hit three triples within the Huskies’ 76-59 win over Romeo on Jan. 12.
The Instances Herald lately caught up with Harju to be taught extra about him.
Instances Herald: How lengthy have you ever been taking part in basketball?
Cam Harju: Since I used to be 5 years previous, my dad has been coaching me and exhibiting me the sport. And I began taking part in AAU after I was eight years previous.
TH: What makes you such a proficient participant?
Harju: I can get to my spot and hit open photographs. I can even get my teammates buckets once they want me to. If a teammate is scorching, I am going to simply kick it to them they usually’ll rating each time.
TH: Who’s your favourite athlete and why?
Harju: Ja Morant, as a result of he simply got here into the league and did his personal factor. He is tremendous bouncy and might get a bucket every time he needs to.
TH: What’s one thing you take pleasure in doing exterior of basketball?
Harju: I like figuring out. In my basement, I’ve a exercise set the place I try this and homework. I additionally like hanging out with family and friends.
TH: What objective do you may have for the remainder of the season?
Harju: Successful our MAC division, going to the state championship and profitable a state championship.
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