Athlete of the Week: Peyton Schmitt

Athlete of the Week: Peyton Schmitt

HARRISVILLE, N.Y. (WWNY) -

Our 7 News - Watertown Savings Bank North Country Athlete Of The Week for November 2, 2018 is Peyton Schmitt, a Harrisville Central student who has helped power the Gouverneur Wildcats football team.

This season alone, Peyton had 109 carries for 1001 yards and 13 touchdowns. For his high school career, Peyton has 289 carries for 3111 yards and 41 touchdowns. Add in the TDs he's scored receiving, on special teams and defense, and his career total is 51.

Peyton has numerous post-season awards, including the Section 10 Athlete of Distinction Through Academics. Watch him in action, and hear from him, by clicking on the picture above this post to watch Mel Busler’s report from 6 PM Friday.

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