Photo: San Diego Union Tribune

Posted On: 01/6/21 8:11 AM

One of San Diego’s top receivers committed to an Ivy League school on Christmas day.

Clay PetryClayPetry6'2" | WRHelix | 2021StateCA of Helix (La Mesa) announced his commitment to the University of Penn.

He transferred to Helix after a very successful junior season at Bishop’s of La Jolla. Petry caught 68 passes for 1,204 yards and 14 touchdowns and emerged as one of the top receivers in San Diego. He and Notre Dame signee Tyler BuchnerTylerBuchner6'2" | QBHelix | 2021StateCA were one of the top quarterback and receiver duos in the state.

Petry has very long strides for a 6-foot-2 receiver and makes tacklers miss in the open field. He had 12 offers before committing to Penn, including Boise State and San Diego State.

He is one of five California players in Penn’s 2021 recruiting class, including San Diego Section quarterback Aidan Sayin (Carlsbad). Devin SpencerDevinSpencer6'3" | OLCentennial - Corona | 2021StateCA of Centennial (Corona) is the other offensive player in the class from California and Nick FryhoffNickFryhoff6'5" | DLFoothill | 2021StateCA (Foothill) and Nick OstlundNickOstlund6'3" | DLSt. Margaret's Episcopal | 2021StateCA (St. Margaret’s) round out the class.

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