Con Edison Athlete of the Week: Rye forward Amanda Latkany
Name: Amanda Latkany
Sport: Girls basketball
School: Rye High School
Athletics: In the Section 1 Southern Westchester Regional Championship win over Byram Hills, Latkany scored 14 points and pulled down 12 rebounds for the Garnets. … The forward, the week of capturing the Section 1 title, averaged 19 points, 13 rebounds, four assists, three steals and three blocks. … She’s been the captain of the basketball team since 2019. … Latkany was a McDonald’s All-American nominee and crossed the 1,000 point scoring plateau. … She’s garnered all-section honors, all league honors, and a LoHud Super 7 winner. … Latkany is a member of the golf team and a member of the girls soccer team. … Latkany will continue her basketball career at Brown University.
Extracurriculars: Over this past summer and fall, Latkany has given private basketball lessons and she’s babysat two elementary school children. … Over the summer, she worked at Physician Eyecare of NY in Purchase. .. Latkany volunteered at the library at Rye during the second semester of junior year. … She helped out a Nature Conservancy in Little Compton Rhode Island.