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Arlington athletes to play in college, too
ARLINGTON — Graduating Arlington Eagles will soar onto college level sports with nine athletes named so far.
For football, wide receiver Max Gray signed his letter of intent for Chadron State College in Nebraska, and defensive end Deeshawn Benjamin will play for Trinity Bible College.
For basketball, Shawn Adams will play for Central Washington University.
Three other basketball players will continue basketball at junior college, with Noah Jones playing for Everett, Caleb Bryson playing for Shoreline and Brady Brummel playing for Butte in Oroville, Calif.
Morgan Ginnis will swim for the University of New Mexico in Albuquerque.
For tennis, Trent Sarver will play for Point Loma University in San Diego, Calif.
Ryan Walker will pitch for Washington State University.
“He’s got all the potential and the work ethic,” head baseball coach Scott Striegel said. “I think he will do really well.”
Walker’s leadership was his most memorable attribute, Striegel said.
“His work ethic as a sophomore and junior really stood out,” Striegel said. “It got all the younger guys to follow him.”
Lyndsay Leatherman will continue her track career at the University of Washington.