Player of the Week: Emma Perez

Rae Kimble , Staff Writer

The Eagle’s Eye sports team is identifying one player each week to highlight. This week, we chose girls varsity basketball player Emma Perez.

How many years have you been playing?

4 years on varsity

What grade are you in?


How tall are you?

I am 5’5″

How old are you?

17 years old

What position do you play?

Point Guard

Do you play other sports?

No, just basketball

What do you like best about basketball?

I like playing with my friends and getting to have the feeling of us winning games together.

What are some challenging parts of basketball?

One challenge I face is being confident in myself. Like when I get ready to shoot a three I always feel my heart drop because I don’t want to get blocked or airball it.

How far do you wish to go with basketball? And what are your plans to get there?

I wish to go very far. I plan to play in college. Right now I am committed to playing basketball at Suny canton university in New York

What are your goals?

My goal is to try to be the best leader I can be this year towards my teammates and lower-classmen. I wanna increase my speed so I can be faster when I’m running up and down the court.