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Ten Lexington Two high school athletes declare to play at collegiate level

West Columbia, SC 05/25/2022 - Ten Lexington Two high school athletes declared their intent this week to play their sports at the college level.

Thursday, Airport High School had eight athletes participate in a signing ceremony:

Yulissa Benitez: Soccer, University of South Carolina-Salkehatchie

Isaiah Dudley: Basketball, East Georgia State College

Billy Elswick: Baseball, University of South Carolina-Sumter

Jeremiah Harris: Basketball, Coker College

Bre'Ashia Lester: Basketball and track, Benedict College

Naizja Redding: Track, Coker College

Taahir Sabree: Football, Marietta College (Ohio)

Jada Twymon-Pelzer: Cheer, Coastal Carolina University

Wednesday, Brookland-Cayce High School athlete Christian Ferguson declared his intent to play basketball with Atlantic Cape Community College (New Jersey).

Monday, Brookland-Cayce High School athlete Sara Corley declared her intent to play rugby with Newberry College.

The signing ceremonies were held at the high schools, attended by family members, teachers, staff, coaches, and fellow teammates and students.

PHOTO CAPTION #1: Airport Signing: Airport athletes participating in the signing ceremony were, front row from left, Naizja Redding, Jada Twymon-Pelzer, Yulissa Benitez, Bre’Ashia Lester; back row from left, Isaiah Dudley, Jeremiah Harris, Taahir Sabree, Billy Elswick.

PHOTO CAPTION 2: Christian Ferguson: Senior athlete Christian Ferguson, with Brookland-Cayce High basketball coach Robert Wells.

PHOTO CAPTION 3: Brookland-Cayce High School’s Sara Corley (seated), during her signing ceremony Monday.


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