Wednesday, September 29th, 2021 Player of the Week
Emily Plachta 5’10 Class of 2022 from Huntington, NY is a seasoned four year varsity player as well as a three year NYS Scholar Athlete holding a 4.52 GPA. Emily is interested in studying either civil or environmental engineering.
Emily is the definition of a catch to shoot player. She is lethal beyond the three point line consistently draining shots. Emily moves well without the ball in the offense catching on the move and finishing. Emily has excellent court awareness on both ends. She can take the ball to the basket down either lane or dish some nice passes to her open teammate. Emily is effective in the paint since she has the ability to make a quick move to the basket or she can create space from her defender to hit the midrange shot. Her court awareness on defense provides her with the ability to force pressured turnovers, grab steals and block shots. Emily is a 1x All County Player, 2x All Conference Player, and a Anil Jon Tip Off All Classic Tournament Team Player. Academically, Emily is a 3x Spanish Pride Award Winner, 1x AP Environmental Science Pride Award Winner, and a National Honor Society Member.