10 ink on National Signing Day

By JOSHUA CAMPBELL,

Wednesday was a dream come true for 10 gridiron stars across Marion County as they signed letters of intent to play at the next level on National Signing Day.

Columbia High School had a record-setting seven players sign scholarships, while West Marion had two players and East Marion one.

Columbia: Kentrel Bullock, RB—Ole Miss; Jamison Kelly, FS—Louisiana Tech; Jordan Aaron, DT—Hinds Community College; Justin Lee, DE—Hinds; Ethan Bond, C—East Central Community College; Sadarion Magee, CB—East Central; Teshonne Franklin, SS—Pearl River Community College

West Marion: Jordyn Mahaffey, DE—Jones College; Josh Ham, LS—East Mississippi Community College

East Marion: Jaheim Burkett, DL—Belhaven

Full stories with interviews and pictures will be available in the Saturday edition of The Columbian-Progress.

Pictured Above: Signing at Columbia High School Wednesday were, front row, from left, Kentrel Bullock, Sadarion Magee, Teshonne Franklin, Jamison Kelly, Justin Lee, Ethan Bond and Jordan Aaron; back row, coaches Craig Cluff, Drew Fortenberry, Chip Bilderback, Mason Woodrow, Kendrick Hardy and Milton Talbert. | Photo by Joshua Campbell