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Players of the Season: Pembroke Academy junior guard Pat Welch

Patrick Welch of Pembroke Academy basketball team.

JOHN TULLY / Monitor Staff

Patrick Welch of Pembroke Academy basketball team. JOHN TULLY / Monitor Staff

The junior guard averaged 22 points per game to lead the Spartans to a 22-0 record and the Division II championship, the sixth in PA history but the first since 1991.

Q: Winning a state championship is _____

A: the best feeling in the world.

Q: Other than winning the title, what was the most memorable moment of your season?

A: Scoring 1,000 points

Q: Who was the unsung hero of your team?

A: Dominic Timbas, because of his great rebounding all year

Q: Who was the best defensive player you faced?

A: Jourdain Bell (from Bishop Brady)

Q: What are your two favorite high school gyms to play in?

A: PA and Portsmouth

Q: (About) How many days a year do you shoot?

A: I play basketball every day and if there is a hoop near me I will be shooting on it.

Q: Do you have any basketball superstitions?

A: I have to wear my socks a certain way.

Q: What offensive move do you wish had/could do better?

A: Left hand to right hand crossover

Q: Who would win 1-on-1, you or Coach Alosa?

A: Coach

Q: Who’s your favorite NBA player?

A: Kevin Durant

Q: If you could go to any sporting event, what would it be?

A: A n NBA game and it would be Oklahoma City vs. the Miami Heat.

Q: What’s another sport you’d like to be good at?

A: Ping-Pong

Q: If you could drop one class, but had to replace it with another, would you and what would they be?

A: I wouldn’t; I like all my classes.

Q: What do you do on a typical weekend night?

A: H ang out with friends and play basketball

Q: What’s your most played song right now?

A: I don’t have one in particular.

Q: What’s your favorite website?

A: YouTube

Q: Favorite thing to search for on You Tube?

A: Ball is Life videos (which is basketball videos)

Q: What’s your favorite place to eat and what do you get there?

A: Dom Timbas’s house and his mom’s shepherds pie is my favorite.

Q: If someone was going to make a movie of the PA season, who would you want to play you?

A: I don’t know who I would want to play me.

Q: Who would play Coach?

A: Robert Downey Jr.

Q: If you could be any animal, what would you be?

A: Meerkat

Q: If you could trade places with anyone for a day, who would it be and what would you do?

A: It would be Kevin Durant and I would want to play in an NBA game.

Q: If you won $25 million in the lottery, what would you do with the money?

A: I would have an indoor basketball gym made with a kitchen in it, also with a bed, so I could play basketball whenever I want.

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