Local stars ink college deals on Wednesday
Local athletes sign on to continue their athletic careers in college
The Beaverton area has long been known as a hotbed of high school sports, and the nations 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.
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.