- Dylan Dudley
Seven Vikings sign national letters of intent
Fort Worth, TX - The third round of Vikings student-athletes signed national letter of intents to continue their academic and athletic careers. In a ceremony held in the beautiful Hartnett Arena, seven Vikings celebrated their accomplishments.
The Vikings football program continued an impressive signing year seeing three more student athletes continue their careers.
Jon’Tay Wise and Skyler Patterson signed at Sul Ross St. University. Samu Vave signed scholarship papers to Eastern New Mexico University.
Wise started all games his senior season at defensive end. Wise was part of a dominant defensive line, which led the Vikings deep into the playoffs.
Patterson, a standout wide receiver, made his impact felt all over the field. Patterson caught touchdown passes from both of the Vikings quarterbacks on his way to an all-district selection.
Vave, cousin of junior prospect Saimone Davis, came on late in the season playing multiple positions for a stout Vikings defensive unit. Vave will play defensive end for the Greyhounds of ENMU. ENMU, a member of the Lonestar Conference, is located in Portales, New Mexico.
The Vikings baseball team, led by head coach Joe Weik, produced two more college signes with Devon Ashcraft and Robert Nagid.
Ashcarft will continue his career at Franscian University, an NAIA school in Steubenville, Ohio. Ashcraft, a standout shortstop for the Vikings, has come on strong the latter half of his senior season as his team makes a postseason push.
Nagid, catcher for the Vikings, will continue his career at Vernon Junior College, in Vernon Texas. Nagid is a two year starter for the Vikings as well as an all-district performer.
LVS senior Lilliana Martinez will continue her soccer career in San Antonio at Our Lady of the Lake University. Martinez, a multi year starter for the dominant LVS program, was all district and all-sate her senior year.
Tennis star Micah Magday will continue her tennis career across the street at Texas Wesleyan University. Magday, fresh off a solid senior season, capped her career performing exceptionally well at the TAPPS State Championships.