PG Athletes of the Week: Tony Delmonico, Ashley Grimm

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Tory Delmonico, West Allegheny

Last week: Delmonico rushed for 148 yards and three touchdowns in a 37-17 victory against Montour and added a fourth touchdown receiving.

Check this out: A senior running back and outside linebacker, he has offers from Army and Navy. He also said he has been invited to walk on at major Division I schools, but hasn't made a college decision yet. He transferred from Blackhawk before his freshman season.

What went into your big game? It's always fun playing Montour, our biggest rivals. I don't think I did anything different than I usually do, just went out and played my game.

What was a difference you noticed after you changed schools? How close the team is here. The biggest thing is I say that I'm afraid to let the people down next to me. I think that's what made me the player I am today.

Would you rather play offense or defense in college? I don't really have a preference. I think it's cool they can use me wherever they want me.

You have senior night coming up. Thoughts? It's sad, really. To think this will be my last couple games on my home field. All the hard work we did. We had such a fun time. ... [But] there's no difference once the actual game starts.

Favorite account to follow on Twitter (beside @PGVarsityXtra)? Demaryius Thomas (Broncos wide receiver @DemaryiusT).

Who's someone who doesn't tweet but should start? Tim Tebow. He's on there but should tweet more.

What's the best type of sandwich? Roast beef.

Hot or cold? Hot.

What's a pet peeve of yours? When people walk slow in the hallway.

What's something people would be surprised to find out about you? How much of a goofball I am.

Ashley Grimm, Bishop Canevin

Last week: Grimm, a 5-foot-8 senior outside hitter, led Bishop Canevin's girls volleyball team to the Class A Section 6 title. The Crusaders, seeded No. 1 in the 19-team WPIAL Class A bracket, played Springdale in the opening round Wednesday.

Check this out: Grimm is a four-year starter who has been voted to All-Section 6 four times. She appeared on the WPIAL Class A first team last year and was recognized on the Pennsylvania Volleyball Coaches Association All-State Team.

Bishop Canevin has placed second in the WPIAL twice in the past three years. How tough was it to come up short in both matches? It's tough to come so close both times and have to settle for second best. I'm a senior so this is my last chance to win a WPIAL title.

How long have you played volleyball? Since fifth grade.

What are you looking for in a college? I want to stay close to home and I want to major in marine biology. But that is not possible. No school close to home offers my major. I'm seriously considering Roger Williams University in Rhode Island. I'm also talking with Saint Vincent.

Do you play for a club team? I've been playing for the Renaissance Volleyball Club since seventh grade.

Where's somewhere you've always wanted to visit? I would love to visit Hawaii.

If you could see anyone in concert, who would it be? I saw Rascal Flatts once. I would love to see them multiple times.

In the Olympics, do you prefer watching team volleyball or beach volleyball? Beach volleyball, it's so intense.

Most people might be surprised to know that ... I love to dance.

Do you follow the Penguins? I love the Penguins. I was so upset with their loss to Colorado.

Favorite food? Buffalo chicken wrap.

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