Two area athletes sign college scholarships


Published: Sunday, June 9, 2013 at 8:08 p.m.
Last Modified: Sunday, June 9, 2013 at 8:08 p.m.

Tre Wilson

School: Williston

Sport: Basketball

Position: Guard/forward

Height: 6-foot-6

Weight: 190 pounds

College chosen: College of Central Florida (Ocala)

Other schools considered: Frank Phillips College (Texas), Lamar State (Texas), Santa Fe College

Stats: First team all-area selection who averaged 15.7 points, 8.1 rebounds, 6.4 assists and 2.5 assists per game for the Red Devils, who reached their sixth straight regional final.

Quotable: “They have experience and I believe I can learn something from their players. They were national champions (junior college) this year. I will always remember how hard we played at Williston and the success we had. We were always a team that would battle.” - Tre Wilson

Je’rod Sheppard

School: P.K. Yonge

Sport: Football

Position: Wide receiver/running back/linebacker

Height: 5-foot-10

Weight: 175 pounds

College chosen: Southeastern University (Lakeland)

Other schools considered: Concordia University, Warner University, Carthage College

Stats: Named honorable mention all-area, ranked third on the Blue Wave in tackles with 72 (53 solo), with two tackles for loss. Also had 233 yards of offense, with 197 on 14 receptions and one touchdown. Was recruited as a running back.

Quotable: “It is a good Christian school. I felt the coaches there were really interested in me completing my education and graduating. P.K. Yonge was a good environment. I will miss playing with the younger players and being a mentor to them.” - Je’rod Sheppard

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