Alex Peavler, a guard on the Wellington High School boys varsity basketball team, will continue his basketball career at the collegiate level, signing with NCAA Division III Oglethorpe University in Atlanta, Ga.
Peavler led Palm Beach County in 3-pointers made and 3-point percentage, draining 60 treys for the season and shooting a hot 47 percent from behind the line. Peavler captained WHS to a 20-win season and Sweet 16 finish in the FHSAA Class 8A playoffs. He also earned second team All-Conference honors and All-Area honorable mention.
A member of the Southern Athletic Association, Oglethorpe competes in one of the more challenging conferences in NCAA Division III. Academically, it is considered one of the most selective and challenging institutions in the United States.
ABOVE: WHS basketball player Alex Peavler with his parents Flip and Lauren Peavler, and coach Matt Colin.