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.