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Perez Living Up To Coach’s Expectations

Posted: January 18, 2013 at 5:21 a.m.

Karen Perez, a Springdale junior, drives to the basket against Springdale Har-Ber during Tuesday’s game at Springdale High.
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Karen Perez, a Springdale junior, drives to the basket against Springdale Har-Ber during Tuesday’s game at Springdale High.

Karen Perez got a membership to the Springdale Youth Center for those times early in the morning or late at night when her high school gymnasium is locked.

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Karen Perez

SCHOOL: Springdale High

CLASS: Junior

HEIGHT: 5-7

NOTABLE: Has started all but three of Springdale’s game this season after serving as a backup last year. ... Averaging 7.1 points and 5.0 rebounds per game, which are significant improvements from his numbers as a sophomore (2.2 ppg. and 1.7 rpg.). ... Her 134 points this season is already more than double what she scored all of last year (62 points).

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