Pasco Athlete of the Week

Mekhi Perry

Land O’ Lakes H.S.

Basketball/Senior

THIS WEEK’S FEATS

Perry topped the 20-point mark twice last week and has done so in nine straight games dating back to Dec. 27. The senior put up 22 against Fivay and 24 against River Ridge, both Gators victories.

SEASON STATS

Perry’s averaging 20.6 points, 5.1 assists and 3.3 assists per night.

DIFFICULT DISTRICT

Perry and Land O’ Lakes is attempting to reach the postseason for a fifth straight season. The Gators were district champs last year and reached the Class 7A region semifinals after winning in the first round. Beating King in the quarterfinals gave Land O’ Lakes its second playoff win in program history.