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Lady Trojans duo headed to next level

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ALBANY, GA (WALB) -

It was an exciting day for a pair of Dougherty High Lady Trojans.

Raketa Shelton and Amber Ward each signed their letters of intent to play college basketball.

Ward is on her way to Selma, Alabama where she'll play at Wallace State Community College.

Shelton is headed to Central Georgia Tech.

Both say it's a day they've been waiting for quite some time, and for Shelton, it got emotional.

"After really just working out with the people there," Ward says on when she made her decision. "As soon as I met the people there, it immediately felt like family."

"I don't know how to describe it," Shelton says. "I was just excited and [the tears] just started coming."

Shelton and Ward were both three year starters for the Lady Trojans.

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