Large group of area athletes take advantage of National Signing Day
LYNCHBURG, Va. (WSET) - Football Friday Player of the Year Elijah Davis of Heritage signed with the Old Dominion Monarchs Wednesday, one of seven Pioneers making their college commitments official.
Davis had narrowed his choices to three, but decided on ODU over James Madison and Liberty.
Other Pioneers committing were receiver Carrington Anderson, defensive end Javon Reed and lineman Eric Wyatt, all headed to Glenville State in West Virginia. Keante Rose and Kevin Moss decided on Concord in West Virginia and kicker Colin Brooker chose the Randolph-Macon Yellow Jackets.
Eight Appomattox County athletes made commitments Wednesday. They included soccer's Mary Baldwin and Cassidy Carter to Emory & Henry and Randolph.
Also Henry Rasmussen, Ferrum Baseball...Denisha Megginson - Softball, Norfolk State...Zac Longwell - Track, West Virginia Tech...Daniel Baldwin - Hampden-Sydney football...Kaylynn Eagle - Lynchburg basketball...and Javon Scruggs, Liberty Flames football.
At LCA, 6 Bulldogs made it official - Baseball's Wes Clark and Kyle Horton signed in the fall to South Carolina and Charleston Southern.
Soccer's Sam Schubert heads to Liberty , while three football players are also college-bound. Rylan Stamn - Frostburg State, Josh Davidson, Indiana Wesleyan, and Drake Vaughn to Emory & Henry.
Brookville had two football players commit to the next level. Quarterback Tanner Bernard is heading to UVa-Wise while defensive lineman Xavian Ivory selected Frostburg State in Maryland.
E.C. Glass defensive standout, linebacker Thomas Patterson, commited to Glenville State.
Jefferson Forest tight end and defensive back Jon Tobin signed with the VMI Keydets.
And two G.W. football players are moving on to the next level. Tackle Will Jackson is headed to Washington & Lee while fellow lineman Isaiah Davis will play for the Virginia Union Panthers.