National Signing Day: South Mississippi athletes look to the future

St. Martin produces largest signing class in school history

National Signing Day: South Mississippi athletes look to the future

SOUTH MISSISSIPPI (WLOX) - All across South Mississippi Wednesday, high school athletes participated in formal signing ceremonies declaring where they will spend the next four years.

St. Martin sent fourteen student-athletes to the next level, the largest signing class in school history.

Four-star offensive lineman Brandon Cunningham highlights the class, signing with Mississippi State after originally committing to the University of Miami after his sophomore season.

Running back Ham McGee picked East Mississippi Community College over a pair of Division I offers from Southern Miss and Indiana State. McGee will be joined in Scooba by fellow teammates Ethan Anderson and Norde White.

Mileon Graham and Ricco Moore made it official with Pearl River Community College, while Nick Ross and Kobe Evans signed with Southwest Mississippi Community College. A pair of Yellow Jackets head to the state of Kansas, as Shazim Williams signed with McPherson and Franchot Canaan signed with Ottawa.

Kierra Sanchez rounds out the group of fourteen, signing with MGCCC to play women’s soccer.

Over at Harrison Central, three-star offensive lineman Bryce Ramsey already signed with Ole Miss back in December, but waited to celebrate until he could do so with his teammates this afternoon.

Six of Ramsey’s teammates signed on the dotted line. Kendrick Shields, Wes Carter and Dayln Anderson signed with Pearl River, while Taivon Young, Brandon Smith and Davante Pinkins signed with Coahoma.

Three East Central Hornets will play at the next level. Senior linebacker Avery White, one of the most decorated defenders in program history, signed to play for Southern Miss over his other Division I offer from South Alabama.

Meanwhile, Branson Davis made it official with PRCC, while Joel Reiser signed his Letter of Intent with Southwestern Assemblies of God University.

Power Five schools like Louisville and Kansas State courted him late in the process, but in the end, Ocean Springs running back Micah Kelly stuck with his original commitment, the Toledo Rockets.

Kelly signed with three of his Greyhounds teammates, Khalil Levy (PRCC), Jaylen Glaude (PRCC), and Isaac Gowdy (MGCCC). Makenzie Ezell rounded out the group, signing to play with the Pearl River Lady Wildcats soccer team.

Meanwhile, George County sent nine student athletes to play at the collegiate level. Dylan Lawrence headlined the group, choosing to play football at Mississippi State over South Alabama. His Rebel teammate, Kody McCraney, signed with Belhaven.

In baseball, Logan Tanner signed with Mississippi State, Trevor McDonald made it official with South Alabama, and Ethan Coleman signed on the dotted line with Gulf Coast.

In softball, Raegan Harvard signed with Pearl River, while Dessy Thornton inked with Hinds Community College. In soccer, Drew Davis and Alexus Hodges both sign with Jones County.

Gautier produced nine collegiate signees as well in a variety of sports. After playing football together with the Gators, Kameron Kincaid and Dalyn McDonald will now team up again with Southwest Mississippi Community College. The other Gautier student athletes signing National Letters of Intent were Tennille Sellers (PRCC), Daylan Ray (Arkansas Baptist), Lauren Hults (Meridian Community College), Brendaisha Garrett (East Central Community College), Chris Chandler (Millsaps College), Shahiem Carrol (Jones County) and Damon Bush (Lesley University).

Biloxi advanced eleven student-athletes to the next level. In football, Marvin Dickey, CJ Joshnson and Jordan Montgomery signed with Coahoma, while Cade Ganey chose Belhaven University. In boys basketball, Jaronn Wilkens, Jariyonn Wilkens and Dontavius Proby all signed with Pearl River. In girls basketball, Shylie McGee makes it official with Southwest Mississippi. Jacob Vickers (boys soccer) heads to East Central Community College, Gabby Semonelle (girls soccer) signed with Meridian Community College, and Nick Skaggs (baseball) inked with Pearl River.

Resurrection quarterback Jacob Galle signed his National Letter of Intent to play at Millsaps College.

Over at Picayune, Damariea Thompson and Garrett Franklin both signed football scholarships, signing with Mississippi Delta CC and Mississippi College, respectively.

Long Beach sent a pair of football standouts to the collegiate level, as Dennis Andrews signed with Co-Lin and Marty Moore made it official with Faulkner University.

D’Iberville’s Jaylon Crosby signed with Southwest Mississippi for soccer, and Moss Point sent two athletes to the next level: Keandre’ Booker (Southeast Missouri State University) and Brieanna Miller (PRCC).

If you do not see your student-athlete signee mentioned on this list, please email pclay@wlox.com with their name, sport and school and we will update as needed.

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