(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.