Name: Sammie Weiss
Sport: Girls Basketball
Background: Sammie is a four-year starter who is a captain on this year's team. She surpassed the 2,000-point barrier this past Thursday night when she scored 26 points in a 74-40 Highlanders' victory over Quaker Valley. The total gives her 2,011 points for her career heading into Monday's game with Montour. Sammie is averaging 25.7 points, 7.8 rebounds and 2.2 assists per game. She has converted 80 percent of her free-throw attempts. Sammie has signed with California University of Pa. where she will study Business Administration while playing basketball. She earned all-state and all-WPIAL and all-section honors. She has earned Fab Five honors from the Post-Gazette on three occasions. She played softball her first three years of high school, but plans to compete in track and field this spring. Sammie is a member of the National Honor Society and is a member of Teen Action, which is a Community Service organization at McGuffey. She also is a member of McFriends, a McGuffey High organization that works with Special Needs students at McGuffey.