Luke Tercek

Luke Tercek

Name: Luke Tercek

School: Bishop McCort

Age: 16

Grade: 11

Sport: Golf

Parents: Mark and Amy Tercek, Johnstown.

Athlete achievements: Winning the George Anderson Memorial High School Tournament; medaling in the first three matches of the season, including a 2-under par 70; competing in the Greater Johnstown Championship.

Coach’s quote: “Every time Luke picks up a club, he practices and prepares with a purpose. The greatest attribute he brings to those around him is the example he leads in the classroom and on the golf course. He has earned all of his accomplishments and will be successful at whatever he chooses for his future.” – Bishop McCort coach Matt Moot

Favorite subject: Math

Favorite snack: Doritos

Favorite song: “Sweet Home Alabama” by Lynyrd Skynyrd.

Favorite movie: “Monty Python and the Holy Grail”

Outside interests: Hunting, fishing and skiing.

Favorite team: Pittsburgh Steelers.

Athlete most admired: Jason Day.

Most influential person on my athletic career thus far: Dad, Mark Tercek.

Proudest athletic achievement: Shooting 69 in the Junior Greater Johnstown Championship.

How I got my start: Going to the driving range with my dad at age 5.

Future goal: Win the PIAA state championship.

Spotlight Athletes of the Week is a new feature in The Tribune-Democrat. Each Tuesday, readers will meet two competitors from high schools across the region in a variety of sports. To nominate a local scholastic athlete, email

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