On Thursday afternoon, three outstanding local athletes signed a “Letter of Intent” in Coahoma.
Jocelyn Torres Mendoza has committed to playing collegiate softball at Ryder University in Lawrenceville, New Jersey. Ryder University is an NCAA Division I School in the MAAC (Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference).
Kenzi Canales inked her commitment to play collegiate softball at McPherson College in McPherson, Kansas. McPherson College is an NAIA Division II School and participates in the Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference (KCAC).
CHS Softball Coach Alex Orosco told KBest News that both ladies embody and represent what Coahoma is all about.
Also recognized was a standout Football and Basketball player Raul Antonio (Tony) Hagins for enlisting in the United States Marine Corp. Tony was recognized for his commitment by the entire Coahoma High School body of students.
When asked what it means to have one of his athletes join the armed forces, Coahoma Athletic Director and Head Football Coach Chris Joslin said, "It’s probably the utmost thing they can do. Right now in this world we need more people to unify this country and protect this country. [It’s] probably the best thing you can do is join the military, better our country and yourself.”
K-Best Media wants to wish all of these athletes the best of success.
(Photo courtesy of Coahoma Media.)