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Twenty-six AISD athletes earn scholarships

Pictured are the five MacArthur High School student athletes who signed national letters of intent on National Signing Day on Wednesday, Feb. 2. (SEE MORE SCHOOL PHOTOS ON PAGE 8)

NATIONAL SIGNING DAY FEB. 2

Twenty-six Aldine ISD student-athletes received the opportunity to continue their academic and athletic careers when they signed with colleges and universities across Texas and the United States when they signed national letters of intent on National Signing Day on Wednesday, Feb. 2.

Nimitz High School led the way with 12 signees, all football players. Cougars who signed were: defensive end Christian Booker, who signed with Southern University of Shreveport, defensive tackle Elijah Sims who signed with East Texas Baptist University, offensive lineman Joshua Ramirez who signed with MacAllister College in Oklahoma, linebacker Bryan Singleton who signed with North American University, defensive end Dorset Singleton who signed with Southern University of Shreveport, linebacker Elijah Stewart who signed with Southern University of Shreveport, offensive lineman Tre’Ivion Pikes who signed with Southern University of Shreveport, wide receiver Brandon Miles who signed with the University of St. Mary, defensive back Armon Green who signed with Henderson State University, defensive back Joshua Furr who signed with Louisiana College, wide receiver Quintin Wilson who signed with Louisiana College and running back Eric Milton who signed with Southern University of Shreveport.

MacArthur High School had five student-athletes sign national letters of intent. Ryan Dollar signed a baseball scholarship with the University of Houston. Basketball players Precious Jackson-Sanders and Thasilynn Payton both signed with Southwestern Christian College, while football players Xavion Starks signed with Trinity Valley Junior College and Rudy Reyes signed with Panhandle State University.

Davis High School also had five student-athletes sign national letters of intent. Cornelius Bibbs signed a track scholarship with Midland University, linebacker Jabari Davis signed with Ottawa University, offensive lineman D’Lon Moore signed with Tyler College and cornerback Johnny Perry signed with Saint Mary’s University and baseball player Jasison Gurrero (first baseman/DH) signed with Kentucky Christian.

Three Eisenhower High School student-athletes signed national letters of intent. Jayia Covington signed a track scholarship with Texas A&M University, Shayla Thomas signed a volleyball scholarship with Southwestern Christian College and Trevon Ridley signed a track scholarship with Texas Southern University