The 2021/2022 school year is just weeks away, and the upcoming college seniors are making final decisions on where they will spend the next phase of their life.
Four local athletes recently made their final decisions in advance of their final senior season.
Trinity Christian inside linebacker Christian Hanson has committed to play for the Akron Zips. He’s been an imposing linebacker in the middle of the Lion defense for the last three years and will look to get his team back to the state championship.
Trinity Christian inside linebacker Christian Hanson (#43) committed to play for the Akron Zips. (Photo by Michael Clifton)
Two Newnan Cougar teammates will now be rivals. Offensive lineman Pichon Wimbley will head south to Georgia Southern in Statesboro, Georgia while defensive lineman Michai Hill stays closer to home at Georgia State.
Newnan offensive lineman Pichon Wimbley will follow in his position coach (Coach Brian Mann) footsteps and attend Georgia Southern. (PHOTO by Kristy Rodgers)
Newnan defensive lineman Michai Hill (who will wear #9 this season) committed to Georgia State. (PHOTO by Greg Keith)
Northgate Lady Viking Kyra Aycock will play college softball for Oklahoma State. (NTH FILE PHOTO)
In softball, Northgate Lady Viking pitcher and first baseman Kyra Aycock will head to Stillwater, Oklahoma to play for the Oklahoma State softball team. They are under the direction of Head Coach Kenny Gajewski and have been to the Women’s College World Series the past two seasons.