Ashley Ridge, Fort Dorchester and Pinewood Prep held celebrations for athletes enrolling in collegiate athletic applications final week.
November ninth was the primary day of the college yr that South Carolina highschool athletes had been allowed to signal a nationwide memorandum of understanding with a collegiate program, and a number of local athletes wasted no time in doing so. Signing a Letter of Intent formally commits an athlete to a program and a program to an athlete. Summerville additionally has athletes who’ve already made their choice, however the highschool has its first signing day celebration scheduled for later this month.
Two athletes who’ve spent the previous 15 years at Pinewood Prep since being in K3 introduced the place they are going to be spending their subsequent 4 years.
Jessica Osborne, who was topped Pinewood’s Homecoming Queen earlier this month, signed with Auburn University’s girls’s soccer program.
“I went to their campus when I was in ninth grade and knew as soon as I walked in that it was everything I wanted,” Osborne stated. “It felt like home. I wanted a big school, a football school, and I wanted to play in the SEC, so it just fitted perfectly with whatever I wanted. When I visited other schools, I found I always compared them to Auburn, which confirmed Auburn was home.”
In Osborne, Auburn is getting a veteran athlete who has guided Pinewood to state championships for the previous two seasons, performs for a revered membership facet and has coached and performed within the England nationwide group’s programme.
Aubrey Merryman signed with North Greenville University’s girls’s golf program.
“I like her coach and his coaching style,” Merryman stated. “They have nice amenities so I feel it is a spot that may assist me enhance. I additionally just like the household atmosphere there, which I’ve all the time had at Pinewood.”
Ashley Ridge and Fort Dorchester had a baseball player sign on it.
Ashley Ridge’s Chase Stryker signed a pitch for Coastal Carolina University.
“What units them aside is the household really feel, the sensation of being at residence and their teaching employees,” Stryker said. “In phrases of pitching, I feel I’ll be in the appropriate group of people that can form of push me in the appropriate course, so hopefully I can get stronger bodily and contribute there.”
Fort Dorchester center infielder Jackson Harvill signed with Emmanuel College.
Ashley Ridge additionally had athletes signed for softball, soccer, volleyball, observe, tumbling, and cheerleading.
9 Nov Sporting signings
Pine Wood Preparation:
Jessica Osborne (soccer, Auburn University)
Aubrey Merryman (Golf, North Greenville University)
Jackson Harvill (baseball, Emmanuel College)
Ellie Rapson (softball, Erskine College)
Caroline Ingram (softball, Coker University)
Chase Stryker (Baseball, University of Coastal Carolina)
Terell Whitehead (soccer, North Greenville University)
Leila McClough (athletics, University of South Alabama)
Kristen McSwain (Volleyball, Belmont Abbey College)
Emma Lowe (Soccer, Anderson University)
Parker Christmas (soccer, North Greenville University)
Tanner Bellush (Acro/Tumbling, Coker University)
Elizabeth Davenport (Cheer, Limestone University)