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Local stars ink college deals on Wednesday

Local athletes sign on to continue their athletic careers in college


by: SUBMITTED PHOTO - ON TO COLLEGE - Aloha High School saw four members of its football team sign national letters of intent on Wednesday afternoon, including (from left) Michael Kluge, AJ McCollum, Thomas Tyner and Brayden Kearsley.

The Beaverton area has long been known as a hotbed of high school sports, and the nation’s colleges seem to agree.

A bumper crop of local sports stars signed National Letters of Intent yesterday (Wednesday). Following is a list of those athletes provided by the seven high schools the Valley Times regularly covers — Aloha, Beaverton, Jesuit, Southridge, Sunset, Westview and Valley Catholic.

ALOHA HIGH SCHOOL

Brayden Kearsley, football, Brigham Young University.

Thomas Tyner, football, University of Oregon.

AJ McCollum, football, Western Oregon University.

Mike Kluge, football, Western Oregon University.

BEAVERTON HIGH SCHOOL

Evan Colorito, football, Colorado State University.

Greg Marshall, football, University of Chicago.

Luke Brocker, soccer, California Baptist University.

Dan Oekerman, cross country, University of Oregon.

Alexis Montgomery, basketball, Seattle University.

Brook Schwab, volleyball, Central Connecticut University.

Kristy Rutz, softball, Corban University.

Brittney Paterson, golf, Northwest Nazerene University.

by: SUBMITTED PHOTO - FAB 14 - Jesuit hosted a signing ceremony on Wednesday afternoon for the 14 athletes who signed national letters of intent in their chosen sports.

JESUIT HIGH SCHOOL

Brian DeGrandmont, soccer, Linfield College.

Shanna Lechelt, soccer, Northern Arizona University.

Maddie McNamara, soccer, University of Washington.

Lexie Krueger, soccer, University of San Francisco.

Kat Ascher, soccer, Air Force Academy.

Doug Brenner, football, University of Oregon.

Andrew Kirkland, football, University of Washington.

AJ Glass, football, Princeton University.

Max Rich, football, Harvard University.

Dominic Baldocchi, football, Southern Oregon University.

Ryan Brown, football, Portland State University.

Xavier Coleman, football, Portland State University.

Megan Mullaney, cross country, Carroll College.

Cody Street, soccer, Gonzaga University.

SOUTHRIDGE HIGH SCHOOL

Caleb Herzberg, basketball, Corban College.

WESTVIEW HIGH SCHOOL

Julius Rucker, football, Southern University.

Malcolm Lewis, football, Western Oregon University.

Delanie Parry, basketball, Portland State University.

VALLEY CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL

Meg Rapp, soccer, Gonzaga University.




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