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Student-Athletes of the Week, Connor Perez and Emily Welling

on January 3, 2018

Because of the holiday schedule, we are presenting two WVHS Student-Athletes of the week!

 

Connor Perez

Connor Perez, Student-Athlete of the WeekWarwick Valley High School is proud to select Senior Basketball Captain Connor Perez as this week’s Bill Garcia ALLSTATE Student-Athlete of the Week.

Connor is a two-sport standout (football and basketball) for the Wildcats and led the Cats to a recent divisional basketball victory over Valley Central. He scored 15 points, 7 assists and 6 rebounds as a three-year starter and 2-time Captain for basketball.

Connor was Section 9’s top receiver, with nearly 900 yards this fall including 11 TDs. He and the Wildcat Varsity Basketball Team will take on Monroe-Woodbury Saturday at Mt. St. Mary’s at 5 pm as part of the Coaches vs. Cancer Program.

Connor earned a 93.7 Grade Point Average this past fall, earning NYSPHSAA Scholar-Athlete Recognition. His commitment to academics has afforded him many options next year as a top football/ basketball prospect.

Connor plans to study Sports Management and is active in the HS as a member of the yearbook Advisory Council and the Communications team that produces the HS television programs.

Connor is the son of Jen and Brian Perez of Warwick. His sister Amanda is a senior at Scranton University and his brothers Brendan (8th grade) and Sean (3rd Grade) are both rising student-athletes.

Warwick HS is proud to recognize Connor Perez as this week’s Bill Garcia ALLSTATE Insurance Student-Athlete of the Week.

 

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Emily Welling

Emily Welling, WVHS Student-Athlete of the WeekWarwick High School is proud to select senior Emily Welling as this week’s Bill Garcia ALLSTATE Student-Athlete of the Week.

Emily is a Captain and forward for the 8-0 Lady Wildcat Basketball Team. Her Triple double vs Washingtonville 21 Points, 15 Rebounds and 11 Blocks were key in the Wildcat’s Divisional Victory over Washingtonville (previously undefeated).

Emily is a two-sport standout (Basketball and Track/Field) and is the great-granddaughter of former Warwick Athletic Director C. A. Morgan (Football named in his memory).

Emily’s athletic accomplishments are matched by her success in the classroom. Her first marking period weighted GPA was 100.47, and she is currently ranked in the top 25 of her class.

Her courses include Advanced Placement Government and Politics, AP Language and SUNY Orange/OCCC Calculus.

Emily is a member of the National Honor Society, Leadership Academy and the Sports Medicine Club. She plans to study Physical Therapy and Athletic Training in college next year and play basketball.

Emily is the daughter of Frank and Kathryn Welling of Warwick, and her brother Morgan is a 2016 graduate of Warwick Valley High School.

Warwick HS is proud to recognize Emily Welling as this week’s Bill Garcia ALLSTATE Insurance Student-Athlete of the Week.

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