Pounder Profile: Star Basketball Player Matthew Sharpe


Karleigh Schwarzl

POUNDER PROFILE: STAR BASKETBALL PLAYER MATTHEW SHARPE — Sophomore, Matthew Sharpe pictured in a graphic.

With the boys basketball season now in the books, the team is now reflecting on how they can improve. A big part of the 2021-2022 team and a big piece of the team advancing is small forward Matthew Sharpe. In the 2022 season Sharpe has averaged 15 points a game along with 5 rebounds. In this season alone the sophomore scored 420 points.

Coach Davis states, “Matthew works hard in games. He is leading us right now in scoring and has decent defense. Matthew is Matthew!”

The Digest sat down Sharpe to get a glimpse into his life outside of being a Central basketball player. Central High School athletes dedicate an immense amount of time and energy to their respective sports, so it is only right for the community to get a look inside what makes Central athletics so special.

What’s your highest athletic achievement? All district

Favorite Food?  My favorite food is nachos

Favorite Quote? “You miss 100% of the shots you don’t take.” -Kobe Bryant

Favorite class or teacher? Mr. May, because he’s a very cool and chill person.

What are your plans after high school? Go to college and play basketball.

What’s your favorite high school sports memory? The signal mountain bus ride and the game.

What position do you hold on basketball and why? Score and rebound

Readers can view the latest sports updates on the sports center page. This is where schedules, scores, and rosters will be posted. The Digest will continue to bring the latest coverage and updates as the 2021 spring sports seasons progress.