High Scoring Guard From Grand Rapids, Firlik, Signs With Owens Men's Basketball
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Peter Firlik, a high scoring 6'3" guard from Grand Rapids Catholic Central, has signed with the Owens Community College men's basketball team.
As a senior, Firlik averaged 17.4 points per game before suffering an injury that ended his season. Prior to that, he was receiving offers from NCAA Division II and mid-major NCAA Division I schools.
While at Catholic Central, Firlik was a two-time First Team O-K Gold Conference player and an Honorable Mention All-Michigan pick despite his injury.
Coached at Catholic Central by T.J. Meerman, Firlik becomes the fifth member of next year's recruiting class at Owens. He joins Akiean Frederick, a 6'7" forward/center from Columbus (OH) Franklin Heights, Darren Groves, a 6'8" forward from Dayton (OH) Thurgood Marshall, C.J. Bussey, a 6'1" guard from Toledo (OH) Central Catholic and Justin Baker, a 5'7" point guard from Indianapolis (IN) Cathedral.