High School Sports

Local athletes continue to put their college commitments on the dotted line

O’Fallon senior golferAlyssa McMinn signed a national letter of intent to continue her competitive career at Evansville University. Pictured are Lonnie McMinn, Alyssa McMinn, Lori McMinn. In the back are OTHS assistant coach Dan May, Kiley McMinn, Briana McMinn, OHTS head coach Chris Eddy, and athletic director Todd Moeller.
O’Fallon senior golferAlyssa McMinn signed a national letter of intent to continue her competitive career at Evansville University. Pictured are Lonnie McMinn, Alyssa McMinn, Lori McMinn. In the back are OTHS assistant coach Dan May, Kiley McMinn, Briana McMinn, OHTS head coach Chris Eddy, and athletic director Todd Moeller. Photo provided

The Belleville News-Democrat is interest in all college athletic commitments. Please send them to dwilhelm@bnd.com, dcriddle@bnd.com and teschman@bnd.com.

Football

PLAYER

YEAR

SCHOOL

POSITION

COLLEGE

Christian Perez

Sr

East St. Louis

QB

Navy (verbal)

Jordyn Slaughter

Sr

Althoff

OL

Illinois (verbal)

Justin Strong

Sr

Althoff

RB-DB

SIUC (verbal)

Eric Rheinecker

Sr

Althoff

OL

Murray State (verbal)

Men’s Basketball

PLAYER

YEAR

SCHOOL

POSITION

COLLEGE

Malachi Smith

Sr

Belleville West

Guard

Wright State

Women’s Basketball

PLAYER

YEAR

SCHOOL

POSITION

COLLEGE

Brittney Nitz

Sr

Belleville East

Guard

Missouri Valley

Faye Meissner

Sr

Central

Guard

UMSL

Kate Martin

Sr

Edwardsville

Guard

Iowa

Madison Hackstadt

Sr

Okawville

Guard

SIUE

Women’s Volleyball

PLAYER

YEAR

SCHOOL

POSITION

COLLEGE

Elise Smith

Sr

O’Fallon

OH

Caldwell U.

Louise Comerford

Sr

Althoff

Setter

Miami (Ohio)

Men’s Volleyball

PLAYER

YEAR

SCHOOL

POSITION

COLLEGE

Jacob Gall

Sr

Althoff

OH

McKendree

Women’s Soccer

PLAYER

YEAR

SCHOOL

POSITION

COLLEGE

Taylor Mathenia

Sr

Belleville West

Forward

Southeast Missouri (verbal)

Bailey Redden

Sr

Belleville West

Goalie

Southeast Missouri (verbal)

Brianna Hatfield

Sr

Alton

Midfielder

Florida Gulf Coast (verbal)

Sam Stutsman

Sr

O’Fallon

Midfielder

Wisconsin-Milwaukee (verbal)

Grace Brauer

Sr

Belleville East

Forward

Xavier (verbal)

Annie Brown

Sr

Belleville East

Midfielder

Illinois-Chicago (verbal)

Claire Gruenke

Sr

Wesclin

Forward

Lindenwood-Belleville

Softball

PLAYER

YEAR

SCHOOL

POSITION

COLLEGE

Alex Boze

Sr

Belleville East

Catcher

Missouri State

Kendall Patton

Sr

Belleville East

IF

Southwest Baptist

Kristina Bettis

Sr

Belleville East

Pitcher

Jefferson College

Paige Cates

Sr

Belleville West

Pitcher

U of Illinois-Springfield

Miranda Schulte

Sr

Freeburg

Pitcher/IF/OF

Iowa

Morgan Tanksley

Sr

Granite City

Pitcher

Quincy College

Tieghan Morio

Sr

Mascoutah

Pitcher

Ball State

Chelsy Pena

Sr

Columbia

Catcher

SEMO

Keeler van Breusegen

Sr

Columbia

Outfield

Bradley

MacKenzie McFeron

Sr

Nashville

Outfield

Evansville

Baseball

PLAYER

YEAR

SCHOOL

POSITION

COLLEGE

Ben Cruikshank

Sr

Belleville East

P-OF

Missouri State

Hunter Grupe

Sr

Belleville West

P-IF

SWIC

Brayden Arnold

Sr

O’Fallon

IF-P

Maryville

Hayden Juenger

Sr

O’Fallon

Pitcher

Missouri State

Garrett Herring

Sr

O’Fallon

P-OF

SWIC

Logan Boente

Sr

O’Fallon

P-1B

McKendree

Shane Wilhelm

Jr

Columbia

Pitcher

Missouri (verbal)

Cameron Touchette

JUCO

John A. Logan/Columbia

OF

Kent State

Trey Riley

JUCO

John A. Logan/Edwardsville

Pitcher

Missouri State

Quinten Albrecht

Sr

Waterloo

Catcher

Wichita State

Andrew Whipple

Sr

Valmeyer

Pitcher

Lindenwood-St. Charles

Chase Bertelsmann

Sr

Triad

Pitcher

SWIC

Joe Wolf

JUCO

SWIC/Freeburg

Pitcher

Missouri S&T

Women’s Golf

PLAYER

YEAR

SCHOOL

COLLEGE

Emily Marrs

Sr

O’Fallon

Western Illinois

Alyssa McMinn

Sr

O’Fallon

Evansville

Brooke Boatman

Sr

O’Fallon

McKendree

Men’s Golf

PLAYER

YEAR

SCHOOL

COLLEGE

Cameron Lambert

Sr

Triad

Lindenwood

Swimming

PLAYER

YEAR

SCHOOL

COLLEGE

Logan Theiss

Sr

Belleville East

McKendree

Wrestling

PLAYER

YEAR

SCHOOL

COLLEGE

Zac Braunagel

Sr

Althoff

Illinois

Danny Braunagel

Sr

Althoff

Illinois

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