AURORA | A profile look at Smoky Hill sophomore Yamoni Perez who is on the roster of Team East for the 11 a.m. A-Town All-Star Girls Game on March 18, 2023, at Eaglecrest High School (purchase tickets, here):

Courtney Oakes is Sentinel Sports Editor. Reach him at Twitter: @aurorasports. IG: Sentinel Prep Sports


School: Smoky Hill High School

Year: Sophomore

Height: 5-foot-6

2022-23 averages: 16.0 ppg, 4.1 spg, 2.4 rpg

Season highlights: The Buffaloes graduated a number of players from the roster from the previous season in which they won 12 games and the win-loss total dipped to 2-11 for coach Rick Harris’ team. Smoky Hill did bring back its leading scorer in Perez, who again paced the Buffaloes. Her outside shooting was a definite plus to her team and she scored double figures in six of Smoky Hill’s first seven games, including a 24-point effort against Discovery Canyon.Perez earned selection to the A-Town All-Star Game for the first time.

Perez vs. Aurora teams: vs. Hinkley (22 points, 5 rebounds, 5 steals)


Courtney Oakes is sports Editor and photographer with Sentinel Colorado. A Denver East High School alum. He came to the Sentinel in 2001 and since then has received a number of professional awards from...

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