Early Signing Period arrives for several south Georgia athletes

National Signing Day arrives for several south Georgia athletes

ALBANY, Ga. (WALB) - November 11 is an important day for many high school athletes.

It’s the first day of the early signing period for any sport outside of football.

And many of our areas best made the most of that opportunity.

Early County’s Makayla Timpson signed with Florida State University’s basketball program.

The four-star forward is a longtime Seminoles commit and the 48th overall player in the 2021 class.

She’s averaged over 20 points per game in her high school career and she is excited to be heading to Tallahassee next year.

Bainbridge’s Lexie Delbrey signed with the Univeristy of Florida’s softball program.

Delbrey is a top pitcher in the state and helped lead the Bearcats to the quarterfinals.

Crisp County’s Megan Bloodworth signed with the Univeristy of Alabama’s softball program.

Bloodworth hit over 600 at the plate her senior season, belting 15 home runs, and helped lead the Cougars to a spot in the Elite Eight

The Brookwood Warriors had two stars sign with the college of their choice.

Jack Boltja will continue his golfing career with Georgia Southern.

Jacob Lauderdale signed with Coastal Carolina to pursue his baseball career.

Jack Boltja (left) signing with Georgia Southern and Jacob Lauderdale (right) signing with Coastal Carolina (Source: WALB)
Jack Boltja (left) signing with Georgia Southern and Jacob Lauderdale (right) signing with Coastal Carolina (Source: WALB) (Source: WALB)

Dougherty High’s Dana Lee signed a softball scholarship with Southern Mississippi.

Lee is a top 15 nationally ranked pitcher.

The senior recorded more than 500 strikeouts and 21 home runs in her career with the Trojans.

Jana Lee signed her NLI with Southern Miss (Source: WALB)
Jana Lee signed her NLI with Southern Miss (Source: WALB) (Source: WALB)

Two Thomasville Bulldogs sign their NLI to play at the next level.

Abi White made it official, signing with James Madison University’s diving program.

Mallory Fletcher signed her National Letter of Intent to continue her softball career at Georgia State.

The future Panther has been the driving force for Thomasville each of the last four years and she is excited to be the first division signee for this program.

Thomas County Central’s Allie Ann Wheeler commits to Univeristy of Georgia’s Equestrian team.

Her dream of becoming a Georgia Bulldog came true Tuesday afternoon as she signed her NLI with UGA.

Allie Ann Wheeler signs NLI with the University of Georgia (Source: WALB)
Allie Ann Wheeler signs NLI with the University of Georgia (Source: WALB) (Source: WALB)

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