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Local QB selected to Elite 11 Semis

LOS ANGELES – It has been almost two months since Avon quarterback Brandon Peters committed to Michigan and new head coach Jim Harbaugh.

On Tuesday night the 6’5″ junior quarterback received a great honor as he was named as one of 30 quarterbacks in the Class of 2016 to compete in the first ever Elite 11 Semis this weekend in Los Angeles.

The Elite 11 Semifinals will bring together top performers from the 2015 Elite 11 regional events to receive advanced, one-on-one quarterback instruction in a highly competitive setting, according to The event will span two days and include on-field drills, routes-on-air, classroom instruction and a final 7-on-7 evaluation.

Elite 11 SemiFinalists
Elite 11 SemiFinalists –

Top performers can earn a spot in the Elite 11 Finals as part of The Opening Finals July 5-11 at Nike World Headquarters in Beaverton, Ore.

Peters, a pro-style quarterback, is ranked the No. 1 quarterback in the state of Indiana by and No. 3 in the state by 247Sports and Yahoo! Sports.

The junior threw for 1,876 yards last season and 21 touchdowns and six interceptions. The Orioles went 8-3 last year falling to eventual 6A State Champion Ben Davis in the Sectional Finals 34-27.

The Elite 11 ‘Campetition’, which was founded in 1999, is a six-day event featuring the top high school quarterbacks in the nation. 10 of the last 11 quarterbacks to win the Heisman Trophy have attended the finals or competed in one of its regional competitions. 

The Elite 11, which has been featured on ESPN for the past few years is run by former Super Bowl quarterback Trent Dilfer and his staff of current and former quarterbacks.

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