Six local high school baseball players who are part of Mississippi's "Golden Spikes" baseball team celebrated the next level of their playing careers Sunday.
Six of the club team team's seven signess gathered at Oak Grove Baptist Church for a signing ceremony. The seniors come from Union high school, Newton County, Leake academy and Wayne Academy. Newton County's Reagan Warren won a 500 dollar scholarship. Monty McMullen is the Meridian-based club team's foudner.
"The credit goes to (players) them, because they put in the work. Their parents put in the work. It's a lot of sacrifice. This is kinda the topic of it," says McMullen. "We wanted to take our elite talent as older players and get them all the opportunities we could."
Here are a list of the signees, their current school and where they will attend college next year. For more information about the "Golden Spikes" club baseball team, visit goldenspikesbaseballclub.com or cal 601-879-4722.
Zach Mowdy - Union High School - East Central Community College
Reagan Warren - Newton County - East Central Community College - Winner of the Golden Spikes Award and a $500 scholarship.
Will Myers - Leake Academy - East Central Community College
Blake Pugh - Wayne Academy - East Central Community College
Matt Trigg - Wayne Academy - Gulf Coast Community College
Brady Chambley - Winona Christian Academy - Itawamba Community College
Landon Boyd - New Hope - Northeast Mississippi Community College