FRANKLIN HS '08: Led team and finished 15th in the state with 25.1 points per game as a senior... Scored 30 or more points seven times and reached the 20-point plateau a total of 18 times... Led the Delta Valley Conference and the section in scoring and shot a blistering .451 from beyond the arc.... Named first-team All-Metro by the Sacramento Bee as a senior after garnering second-team honors as a junior... Senior year efforts also included being selected as most valuable player of the DVC... Was MVP of the Bella Vista Tournament and grabbed all-tournament recognition at the Arcata and Fairfield tournaments... Impressed at 2008 Sac vs. Bay Showdown all-star game, scoring 27 of his 29 points in the second half to help his squad overcome a 23-point second half deficit and win 115-114... Four-year honor student... Led DVC in scoring as a junior with 18.2 ppg... Finished high school career with 1,230 points.
PERSONAL: Born in Sacramento, Calif.... Majoring in clinical nutrition... Parents are Pierce and Robbin Welch... Both parents attended UC Davis.
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