FOX43 WPMT on the trail of high school athletes on signing day
We start with applause at East Pennsboro. Quarterback Austin Wilson will play his college football at Syracuse.
Austin Wilson, East Pennsboro QB
“its a great deal of pressure to take off my shoulders. Its been a lifelong dream to be at this point, watching it on TV and all the people signing year after year and now I am doing it.”
Our next stop, Trinity. They have four Shamrocks, signing their, letter of intent.
We stay in Cumberland County, where CV may set a record for signees. They have 32 athletes getting ready to play at the next level.
Lets take a peak at Lower Dauphin. 6 Falcon athletes are moving on. The sports range from football to field hockey.
At Susquehanna Township, their athletes are glad this day has finally come.
Maggie Reddecliff, Susquehanna Township Senior going to Ohio State for field hockey
“The recruiting process is stressful. I can’t imagine that its for anybody so it was really stressful but I learned a lot and there are things I could change if I had to do it again but Ohio State was perfect.”
Colby Grant, Susquehanna Township senior (Towson)
“It was very stressful for a lot of years about where you want to go and how you are going to there so its done and I feel good about it.,”
Our final stop, Bishop McDevitt, these Crusaders, all smiles. Especially Brian Lemelle. The state’s all time leader in catches and yards, takes his football skills up north to UConn.
Brian LeMelle, Bishop McDevitt Receiver
“Its a big relief just knowing what school you are going to next year. Its a big relief off your shoulders.”
Congratulations to all our local high school athletes.