Perry, Stone get Lacky awards

By From page A6 | July 05, 2017

Editor’s note: The CIF Sac-Joaquin Section recently awarded $30,000 in scholarships to 48 winners of the A. Dale Lacky/CSEA Scholarships for outstanding athletic performance, community service and academic success during their four years of high school. Two local athletes, Oak Ridge’s Lexi Perry and Cameron Stone, were among six El Dorado county athletes selected — an unprecedented number were selected from this area. Below is the info released by the CIF with additional reporting.

$1,000 winners
Lexi Perry (Oak Ridge) – Lexi has played golf and basketball for the last four years. In golf, she’s qualified for the state championships three times and placed fifth in the state as a senior. The Trojan was the team MVP three times and recently selected as the school’s Outstanding Career Female Athlete. In basketball, her teams have gone 98-14 in her four years. As a senior, Lexi performed as the team’s point guard for head coach Steve White and helped lead the team in the section and NorCal playoffs where the Lady Trojans fell one win short of a berth in the state finals. Lexi was the Oak Ridge sophomore and junior female athlete of the year. She’s been in the Principal’s Honor Roll all four years. She helps coach and mentor youth basketball players in local programs and does the same with youth golfers in the summer. Lexi has a 3.84 GPA and will attend Boise State University, where she will play golf while majoring in business administration with the future goal of becoming an accountant.

Cameron Stone (Oak Ridge) – Cameron played football for four years, basketball for three seasons and golf for two years. In football, he was the team captain twice, team MVP his senior year, won the Trojan Award and was All Metro First Team. On the gridiron as a defensive back, Stone had a knack for making a big defensive play at the right moment and ended up as one of the area leaders in interceptions. Offensively, Cameron was utilized by head coach Eric Cavaliere in key situations and his good hands resulted in some touchdown catches. In basketball, he was the team captain three times. He was the Oak Ridge sophomore boys athlete of the year. He founded the 24-Hour Athlete Club at Oak Ridge. He is an Eagle Scout, volunteers for Hands 4 Hope and is on the Positive Coaching Alliance National Advisory Board. Cameron has a 4.23 GPA, which is No. 19 in his class of 621. He will attend Harvard University, where he will continue playing football while majoring in computer science. He hopes to eventually earn an MBA and start his own company.

Jerry Heinzer


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