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Seven athletes to sign letters of intent Wednesday


Makana Owsley

Trinity Garrett sets up the offense. Garrett, a South Alabama commit, will be among seven athletes signing on Wednesday.

Jackson Posey and Parker Maroney

Wednesday will be a day of dreams fulfilled for seven athletes, who have worked long and hard to earn scholarships to the next level.

Amalie Mills, a cross-country runner, will sign with the Air Force Academy. On Tuesday, she won first in the Region IV cross country meet, and will advance to the state meet on Nov. 24. For more, check out our feature story on Mills, written by Emma Siebold. 

Sara Scott, a cross-country runner, will sign with Tulsa University. Scott, who won third place at the Region IV meet on Tuesday with a time of 18:52.63, will advance to the state in Round Rock on Nov. 24, along with the rest of the girls’ team.

Esther Du’Glas, an outside hitter, will sign with the University of Central Arkansas. Du’Glas, who has averaged 1.89 kills per game this season, has helped lead volleyball to a 13-0 district record.

Trinity Garrett, a point guard, will sign to play basketball at the University of South Alabama. Garrett, an all-region selection last season, will look to lead girls’ basketball to their fourth-straight playoff berth.

Garrett Brooks, a right fielder and wide receiver, will sign to play baseball at the University of Texas-San Antonio. Brooks, slashed .412/.565/.647 before the season was cut short due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Cassie Blevins, a third baseman, will sign to play softball at Lamar University. Blevins will look to end her fourth varsity season with a bang, after the coronavirus shut down softball’s 13-6 season just before district play commenced.

Carter Hill, a swimmer, will sign to Northern Michigan University, Hill swam breaststroke as the second leg of the school’s legendary 200 meter medley relay team in the 2019 season, which won first place at state and set the state record with a time of 1:30.79.

Anyone interested in attending Wednesday’s signing will be required to purchase a ticket, which can be done here.