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Northgate athletes sign letters of intent


  • By Clay Neely
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  • Nov. 12, 2021 - 3:17 PM

Northgate athletes sign letters of intent

The Newnan Times-Herald

Olivia Cato signed to play for Troy University softball.


Three Northgate seniors celebrated the success of their high school careers by signing their NCAA Letters of Intent to play at the next level on Wednesday afternoon.

Olivia Cato, a pitcher on Head Coach Carleigh Baker’s Northgate Lady Viking Softball team signed to play for Troy University. In her storied career, Cato notched 661 career strikeouts, including 222 in a single season in 2019. She has helped lead the Lady Vikings to a Final Four, Elite Eight and Sweet 16 playoff appearance.

Kyra Aycock, also a pitcher for Coach Baker, signed to play for Oklahoma State. Aycock signed as the 10th-ranked pitcher in Extra Inning Softball’s Extra Elite 100.

Kaleigh Morawietz was a member of Head Coach Matt Trucks’ Northgate Lady Viking volleyball team. She signed a scholarship to play beach volleyball for St. Andrews University.

Located in Laurinburg, North Carolina, St. Andrews announced the arrival of beach volleyball as a varsity sport in April 2020.