Perryville’s Buerck named Applebee’s of Farmington Athlete of the Week

(Perryville) Perryville Pirates junior soccer forward Leah Buerck is the Applebee’s of Farmington Athlete of the Week.

Buerck continued one of the most dominant scoring seasons in the area, adding 8 goals in the last week to her total of 33 and helping Perryville win 3 matches

Pirates head coach Jerry Fulton says Buerck’s offseason work is turning her into a superstar.

Buerck scored 5 goals in a victory over North County for Perryville, who is now 11-4-2 and ranked fifth in the state in Class 2.

As Athlete of the Week, she receives a T-shirt, a certificate and a coupon for a free entree at Applebee’s in Farmington.