CHATTANOOGA, TN  (WRCB)  -- Former Red Bank Lions' catcher Jalen Moore charts his baseball and scholastic future towards Madisonville, Tennessee.

Friday night, Moore signed his letter of intent to play for the Hiwassee Tigers next season in his old stomping grounds of Chattanooga's Westside Recreation Center.

Moore says there was a reason behind the location.

" I just wanted to show that in our neighborhood, people can make it out of here," said the soft-spoken Moore. " Its not just drug trafficking and everything that you hear in the news, there is postive things going on down here and I'm here to represent the neighborhood in a positive way." 

Moore says he selected Hiwassee College for the Christian environment it extols and family feeling he got while visiting the campus.