Local athletes continue to sign scholarships and on Monday at Oxford High School a pair of stars locked in their college decisions. Brody Syer signed to play baseball at West Georgia and Lexi Bearden signed with Montevallo. Bearden made history in the process. The senior is the first in school history to go to college on a fishing scholarship. She says she hopes to be an inspiration to others in the sport.
Syer multisport athlete playing both football and baseball and had the opportunity to play either on the college level. Syer’s dad, Patrick, now coaches in Georgia which help made his decision to go to UWG a little easier.
(Hear from Syer & Bearden in the featured video)