Pair of Bulldogs Sign to Play College Athletics

It is that time of year when high school student/athletes sign letters of intent to move on to the next level and play college sports.

Chelsea High School announced the signing of two athletes last week.

Peighton Root signed a letter of intent to play softball at Davenport University. She is a four-year varsity player and one of the top offensive performers for the Bulldogs the last two seasons and was All-SEC the past three years. Her parents are Phil and Angie Root.

Wes Wickens signed a letter of intent to swim at the Indiana University-Purdue University of Indianapolis. He was a Division 3 All-State swimmer in two events in 2017 finishing 2nd in the 100 free and 4th in the 50 free. He was also selected All-Region in water polo this fall. The first Bulldog to ever earn the honor in water polo. His parents are Jack and Sonya Wickens

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