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Tunkhannock Area High School junior Jack Chilson led the Tigers on Friday night to the school’s amazing fourth quarter comeback win over the Patriots. Chilson threw for 276 yards in the 35-32 win, and ran in two touchdowns. In recognition of his achievement, Chilson has been named the Wyoming County Press Examiner Athlete of the Week.

Grade, age, hometown: Junior, 17, Tunkhannock

Family: Dad Terry, mom Becky, brothers Ben (14) and Luke (10)

Do you have any pets? Two guinea pigs, S’mores and Hoods

Position: Quarterback and safety

Other Sports: Basketball (forward) and track and field (javelin and 300 hurdles).

Three reasons why you compete: I compete to make my younger self proud, to make my family proud, and for my teammates.

Athletes you admire: LeBron James and Peyton Manning

Three people you’d like to have dinner with, dead or alive: LeBron James, JFK, and Peyton Manning

Who inspires you to be better? My grandpa because of his love of the game while I was growing up, and the work ethic he instilled in me.

Favorite school subject: U.S. History

Favorite Movie: “Avengers Endgame”

Favorite Sports Movie: “Hoosiers”

Favorite Social Media App: Instagram

Favorite Food: Cheese ravioli

What is the best place for post game food? Waffle House

What would be your team anthem? “Eye of the Tiger”

What number do you wear and why? #7 because of John Elway

Superstitions or Rituals: I pray before every game, and I have a different signature handshake with Riley Jones. We’ve been doing it since we both started varsity our freshmen year.

Who’s your go to band or artist when you can’t decide on something to listen to? Weezer

When did you start football competitively? I started at six years old, then quit on the very first day. But then I came back in second grade and have played ever since then.

Favorite field to compete on and why? Our home field because I think we have the nicest grass field in our area and the energy the crowd gives us is just electric.

What is your favorite football memory? Can I say Friday night? Definitely last Friday night’s game!

What is your dream job? Governor of Pennsylvania

What is the coolest place you have traveled to? The Bahamas

How would you describe Coach Marabell in one word? Demanding

How would he describe you? Competitor

What sports quote or motto do you try to live by? “Off the field you can be the nicest guy in the world, but on the field no more Mr. Nice Guy,” from my grandpa

What skill would you like to master? Public speaking

What is something you think everyone should do at least once in their lives? Play a sport

Random fun fact about you: I can ride a unicycle.

Post-graduation plans:

I would like to go pre-law, hopefully to an Ivy League school, and would like to

play football.