Pueblo County sophomore Pierson Weimer embraces leadership role

Pueblo County's Pierson Weimer, right, battles for possession with Pueblo Centennial's Maya Mondragon at Dutch Clark Stadium on Wednesday, March 30, 2022.

The headband is a dead giveaway — Pierson Weimer is an all-around athlete.

Just watching the Pueblo County sophomore move on the soccer pitch is impressive.

A two-sport performer in basketball and soccer, Weimer is part of a renewed push to bring the PCHS soccer program back to relevance.

And it’s happening.

The Hornets have qualified for the Class 4A state high school girls soccer championships where they will play Evergreen this week in the first round.

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A bright future

Despite her youth, Weimer is the team’s top returning scorer from last season and brings a calming presence to a young squad that is making strides to get better.

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