Pair of Fort White players sign with colleges


Published: Tuesday, May 14, 2013 at 11:00 p.m.
Last Modified: Tuesday, May 14, 2013 at 11:22 p.m.

COLLEGE SIGNINGS

Sitia Martinez

School: Fort White

Sport: Track and field

Position: Hurdler/sprinter

Height: 5-foot-7

College chosen: Florida Atlantic University (Boca Raton)

Other schools considered: Middle Tennessee State University

Stats: Two-time first-team all-area in the 300 hurdles, finishing fourth at 2A state meet in both her junior (44.22) and senior (44.23) years. Ran a personal record 44.19 in the preliminaries of the 2A state meet, and finished ninth in the 100 meters (12.24).

Quotable: “FAU was the first school to offer me, and I liked everything about it. The campus is beautiful, and I liked the coaches and the athletes. I have been running since sixth grade and it always meant a lot to me to represent our small school at big meets.” — Sitia Martinez

Trey Phillips

School: Fort White

Sport: Football

Position: Wide receiver/defensive back

Height: 6-foot-1

Weight: 180 pounds

College chosen: Reinhardt University (Waleska, Ga.)

Other schools considered: Webber International

Stats: First-team all-area as a utility player and FACA all-star who had 40 receptions for 523 yards and four touchdowns for the Indians in 2012. As a defensive back, had 117 tackles with one interception and five pass breakups.

Quotable: “It was the best place for me and felt like a second home. Playing at Fort White is something I will never forget. I really enjoyed it.” — Trey Phillips

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