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National Signing Day 2021: Central Texas athletes commit to play at next level

Posted at 11:06 AM, Feb 03, 2021
and last updated 2021-02-04 00:50:06-05

Several Central Texas student-athletes put pen to paper Wednesday, signing their National Letters of Intent to play sports at the collegiate level.

Here is a list of local athletes who have signed during the February window (this list will be updated throughout the day):

Belton High School:

-Joe Sniffin (Football): Tyler Junior College
-Thomas Bowman (Football): Southern Arkansas
-Ruben Jimenez (Football): Southern Arknasas
-Kirsten Bush (Soccer): TAMU-Commerce
-Rylen Reyes (Soccer): UT Permian Basin
-Sophie Elliott (Soccer): ETBU

China Spring High School:

-Hayden Hopkins (Football): University of Mary Hardin-Baylor
-Tristyn Pechacek (Football): East Texas Baptist University
-Coltin Locking (Football): The University of Texas Permian Basin
-Jordan Nevarez (Football): Iowa Wesleyan University
-Greyson Snydal (Football): Iowa Wesleyan University
-Braden Spivey (Football): Hardin-Simmons University

Connally High School:

-Keagan Alejo (Baseball): Friends University
-Torii Pullen (Football): Hardin-Simmons
-Jermain Spirlark (Football): Hardin-Simmons
-Marcus Long (Football): William Penn
-Perrish Cox III (Football): Arkansas State

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Former Connally football players Torii Pullen, Jermain Spirlark, Marcus Long and Perrish Cox III stand alongside Head Coach Shane Anderson during the Cadets' Signing Day celebration Feb. 3.

Copperas Cove High School:

-Elle Fox (Golf): Mississippi State
-Madison Seibel (Soccer): Sterling College
-Bre'onna McCarthy-Reese (Cross Country): Abilene Christian
-Brooke Schmidt (Softball): Hill College
-Thomas Holman (Football): SE Oklahoma State
-Jeremy Carter (Football): UMHB

Ellison High School:
-Damashja Harris (Football): Lamar University
-Jaeshawn Johnson (Football): McMurry
-Trejon Spiller (Football): Prairie View A&M University
-Lagi Ahsang (Powerlifting): Midland College
-Amir Paris (Track): Fort Scott Community College

Killeen High School:

-Imek Berkley (Football): Southwestern Assemblies of God University
-David Monley (Football): Hardin-Simmons University

Lampasas High School:

-Lane Haviland (Football): Navarro College
-John Long: (Football): Rice
-Michael Murray (Football): Sam Houston State
-Owen Seaver (Football): Angelo State
-Hayden Waldrip (Football): Hardin-Simmons

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La Vega High School student-athletes celebrate after signing their National Letters of Intent on National Signing Day. 13 Pirates signed during the ceremony.

La Vega High School:

-Kace Baggett (Football): Iowa Wesleyan University
-Andrew Brown (Football): Blinn College
-Eric Brown (Football): Blinn College
-Damion Brown (Football): McMurry University
-Jai'Bryan Bouye (Football): Trinity Valley Community College
-Jeremiah Fisher (Football): Iowa Wesleyan University
-Javon Iglehart (Football): Pittsburg State (Kan.) University
-LaTravius Johnson (Football): Navarro College
-Zamarion Johnson (Football): Iowa Wesleyan University
-Jordan Rogers (Football): Pittsburg State (Kan.) University
-Rae Shawn Roberts (Football): Iowa Wesleyan University
-Viontay Robinson (Football): Iowa Wesleyan University
-Lamarion Williams (Football): Iowa Wesleyan University

Mexia High School:

-LeMarion Miller (Football): TAMU-Commerce
-Jarrell Wiley (Football): Incarnate Word
-Christian Clark (Football): Howard Payne
-JaBryan Busby (Football): Wayland Baptist

Midway High School:

-Cort Castle (Baseball): Baylor
-Ryan Davis (Baseball): Paris Junior College
-Andru Aleczander Davila-Gonzales (Baseball): Friends University
-Gabi Herrera (Cheer): Blinn College
-Declan McCabe (Football): Montana
-Hayden Smith (Golf): Central Christian College
-Eubin Shim (Golf): Boston College
-McKinley Clark (Softball): Abilene Christian
-Maddie Pfleging (Softball): Arkansas-Monticello
-Kaitilin Powers (Softball): UMHB
-Caroline Rowatt (Softball): Baylor
-Jenna Rowatt (Softball): Baylor
-Hannah Sterriker (Softball): UMHB
-Sophie Dunman (Tennis): Milligan

Parkview Christian Academy:

-CJ Lanehart (Football): Angelo State

Reicher Catholic High School:

-Jake Boozer (Football): TCU

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Reicher Catholic senior quarterback Jake Boozer signs his National Letter of Intent to play football at TCU. Boozer will be a Preferred Walk On for the Horned Frogs next fall.

Riesel High School:

-Will McClintock (Football): Missouri Western
-Tyler Jeske (Football): Lyon College

Robinson High School:

-Emma Brignac (Softball): Navarro College
-Slade McCloud (Baseball): Seminole State
-Joseph McHenry (Football): UMHB

Rockdale High School:

-Anthony Dansby (Football): Blinn College
-Ty Mayberry (Football): University of Texas-Permian Basin

Shoemaker High School:

-Monaray Baldwin (Football): Baylor
-Ty Bell (Football): UMHB
-Vontez Martin (Football): UMHB
-Keith Cunningham (Football): Rhodes College
-Trent Hudson (Football): Trinity Valley CC
-Judea Milon (Football): Tyler Junior College
-Dontavious Burrows (Football): Tyler Junior College
-Devin Brown (Football): Lake Erie College
-Donte Powell (Football): Texas Wesleyan
-De’Andre Exford (Football): Trinity Valley
-Emily Escorcia Zungia (Football): Tyler Junior College

Temple High School:
-Jonah Walker (Football): Oklahoma Panhandle State
-Alex Rodriguez (Football): Navarro College
-Allen Camacho (Football): Iowa Wesleyan
-Humberto Arizmendi (Football): Iowa Wesleyan
-Keon Williams (Football): Iowa Welseyan
-AJ McDuffy (Football): Texas Southern

University High School:

-Ja'Marius Bailey (Football): Bethel College
-Michael Drake Jr. (Football): Sul Ross State
-Felipe Gonzalez (Football): McMurry
-Jay'lyn Jones (Football): Central Methodist

Waco High School:

-Keegan Hyde (Baseball): Texas Wesleyan
-Jamarion Johnson (Football): McMurry
-Jaelyn Rhynes (Football/Baseball): Angelo State
-Xavier Williams (Football): McMurry
-Trenton Freeman (Football): McMurry
-Tyron Minnitt (Football): McMurry
-Jaelyn Laster (Football): McMurry

Trey Janek
West High School senior Trey Janek signs his National Letter of Intent to play football for West Texas A&M University in Canyon, TX.

West High School:
-Trey Janek (Football): West Texas A&M
-Hannah Hlavenka (Softball): Southwestern College