Local student-athletes put pen to paper in early signing day
Wednesday, November 13th is the early signing day for various sports such as basketball, baseball, softball, etc. Many Chattanooga area athletes made it official and signer their letters of intent to continue their academic and athletic careers in college.
At Bradley Central, Anna Walker signed to come play basketball just down the road at UTC. Walker was a catalyst on the Bradley Central Bearettes team that won a state title earlier this year.
East Hamilton star, and reigning Class AAA Miss. Basketball, Madison Hayes made a verbal commitment to play college ball at Mississippi State in September. She made it official Wednesday morning. Hayes has scored over 2,000 points and grabbed over 2,000 rebounds in her career as a Lady Hurricane.
Per the norm, Hamilton Heights had plenty of Division-I signees. Bayron Matos signs with New Mexico, Treasure Hunt with Kentucky women's basketball, Kimilla Cardosa signs with Syracuse women's basketball, Ruth Balogun with Central Arkansas, and Sam Ruzhenstev with Florida.
Baylor's Gehrig Ebel signs with Virginia Tech baseball.
McCallie had three student athletes sign. Carter Edge signed to play baseball at MTSU. Will Jackson signed with the University of Tennessee to swim and Andrew Prescott signed with ETSU to play soccer.
GPS had five student athletes sign today. Katie Nash signed with the Duke University rowing team. Meg Priest signed to play soccer at Samford University. Emma Scruggs signed with Georgia Southern swimming. Elizabeth Warwick signed to play softball at Southern Illinois University and Ariana Whatley signed with Howard University to play softball.