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Boys scholar-athlete of the week: Mason Paine, Valencia
Paine is a senior defender for the third-ranked Tigers. He’s a two-year captain and earned first team all-Empire League last year. Valencia has allowed just four goals so far this season. Paine is Valencia’s Senior Class President, a National Honor Society Recipient and a member of the National Scholastic Federation. He’s currently enrolled in AP Calculus, AP Literature, Government, Statistics and ASB. Aside from soccer, he was the kicker and played wide receiver and defensive back on the football team. Paine is also involved with Best Buddies, is an Elks Club volunteer, and is a Yorba Linda youth asisstant football coach. He hopes to continue his soccer career in college. He’s interested in studying Business Marketing.