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Tift County's Covington signs with Clayton State

TIFTON, GA (WALB) -  Tift County's Jessica Covington is going from one championship team to another in college.

 Covington signed Wednesday afternoon to play for the Clayton State Lakers.

The Clayton State women won the NCAA DII championship in March.

Covington was the region one five-a player of the year.

She led the Lady Blue Devils to the regular season and region tournament title this year.

Jessica wants to help Clayton State repeat next season.

Jessica Covington said. "Being in this conference, I know I am going to have to work really, really hard. I am just excited. The coaches and the players have all welcomed me in. I can't wait to be a part of it."

Jessica's cousin Jazz Covington played at Cook High and the University of Louisville.

Also, there was a signing ceremony for Colby Czerepenski who is going to Georgia Southwestern.



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