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Local Sports

Athlete of the Week: Lucas Pirc

Lucas Pirc, Joliet West, Junior, Boys Bowling

Lucas Pirc
Joliet West
Lucas Pirc Joliet West

Why Pirc was selected: The Joliet West junior bowler won the Minooka Regional title with a 1,408 total. He helped the Tigers to capture their first regional championship and their 1,278 in the fourth game was one of the top postseason games in IHSA history.

Herald-News sports writer Curt Herron talked with Pirc.

Herron: What do you like the most about bowling?

Pirc: There are a lot of ups and downs and it's a mental game where you just have to wait for your break. You have to put in the time and effort and you just have to be committed.

Herron: What do you like most about this year's team?

Pirc: We have a lot of energy and team bonding since I've known these guys for many years and that helps a lot.

Herron: What do you like most about competing for Joliet West?

Pirc: What I like about Joliet West is our Tiger Pride and I get to represent that every day. It really says a lot about our school.

Herron: What would you like to do in the future?

Pirc: I plan to go to college and play sports and then I want to be a fireman.

Herron: Who's your favorite sports team and athlete?

Pirc: The Chicago Cubs. Kris Bryant.

Herron: Do you have any pets?

Pirc: I have a Lab Border Collie mix named Allie.

Herron: What's your favorite type of music?

Pirc: I listen to a lot of rap and R & B.

Herron: Who's someone that you would like to meet?

Pirc: Joe Maddon.

Herron: What's your favorite type of food and restaurant?

Pirc: Chicken. And Buffalo Wild Wings.

Herron: What's your favorite TV show and movie?

Pirc: I watch a lot of Netflix and swap through shows. I like The Benchwarmers.

Herron: What do like to do in your free time?

Pirc: Just hang out with friends and family and go bowling.

Herron: Where's the most interesting place you've been and where would you like to visit?

Pirc: Myrtle Beach. And Hawaii.

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