The 2014 season has been more of the same for the junior center back, who has 12 goals and six assists to lead the Eagles to No. 1 in the latest Eurosportscoreboard.com Class A state poll.
Perez helped the school get a crucial 3-2 win over Buckhead and Region 5A rival Galloway March 21, scoring two of the Eagles’ goals in that game.
“Tomas is a real talented player who’s real strong on possession and is a real strong finisher,” Atlanta International coach Matt Padula said.
Said community coach Jeff Welp, “Tomas is a fantastic player. He’s kind of a fixed product. We have a good possession-based team and Tomas makes us that much better.”
Perez, who was a key member of Atlanta International’s Class A state runner-up team as a freshman in 2012, also plays club soccer for the North Atlanta Soccer Association.