Local Athletes Sign Letters Of Intent

Several high school athletes signed letters of intent on National Signing Day. Hilton Head Island High School defensive back Jestin Morrow committed to play football at Marshall University. He will join teammate Jeremiah Maddox, who verbally committed to the Thundering Herd earlier in the year. Quarterback Aidan Hegarty (walk-on, Boston College) and defensive back John Baty (Army) will also continue their playing careers.

Bluffton High School also had a trio of linemen sign: Dillon Wilson (Carson-Newman), Lorenz Taylor (Johnson C. Smith) and Logan Velliquette (Baldwin Wallace). Also, Bluffton’s Lauren Bell agreed to play soccer and run track for University of South Carolina Beaufort. Other Hilton Head athletes to sign include softball players Katelyn Magnum and Hunter Walston (University of South Carolina Salkehatchie) and swimmer Tristan Cummings (Davidson).