This week’s wintry blast delayed the ceremonies, but 52 athletes from Lee’s Summit’s three high schools still announced their college choices Feb. 5 on national signing day.
Lee’s Summit West had the most signees with 23. Lee’s Summit North announced 21, while Lee’s Summit has eight.
Most of the signing ceremonies, scheduled for Feb. 5, have been pushed back to next week.
• Lee’s Summit North’s signees are Hannah Bomar, soccer, Missouri Southern; Ethan Bresette, swimming, Missouri State; Matt Brumfield, football, Central Missouri; Jordan Caldwell, football, Missouri Western; Josh Caldwell, football, Missouri Western; Elizabeth Carpino, cross country, Nebraska; Dean Ryan, football, Avila; Jesse Dinkins, cross country, Truman State; Bailey Doerflinger, soccer, Maryville; Jalen Ford, football, Lincoln; Devin Hall, football, Culver-Stockton; Thomas Hawkins, track, Missouri Southern; Matt Hoover, football, Augustana, S.D.; Justin Lovelace, football, Missouri Western; Naim Muhammad, football, Missouri Western; Jaden Powell, basketball, Washington University; Vilune Sestokaite, tennis, Northwest Missouri State; Makenna Taylor, soccer, Briar Cliff; Luke Tichota, football, Midland; Logan Tootle, softball, Macalester; Andrew Warner, baseball, Johnson County Community College.
* Lee’s Summit’s signees are Lexi Gochnauer, soccer, MidAmerica Nazarene; Tess Herder, tennis, Drake; Aubrie Hirsch, soccer, Missouri Southern; Rachel Pate, softball, UMKC; Joey Piatczyc, soccer, West Virginia; Jacqueline Sampson, soccer, Missouri Southern; Casey Slaughter, football, Washburn; Taylor Walker, soccer, Missouri.
• Lee’s Summit West’s signees are Dale Brown, football, Northern Illinois; Connor Case, soccer, Blue River Community College; Logan Cheadle, football, Missouri (signed in December); Austin Dismond, football, Drake; Demarcus Edwards, football, Pittsburg State; Chase Fearon, soccer, Presbyterian; Brie Grimes, wrestling, Missouri Valley; Monte Harrison, baseball/football, Nebraska; Bailey Horlander, cross country, Longview Community College; Bailey Katzfey, volleyball, Arkansas-Fort Smith; Alex Lange, baseball, LSU; Evan Martin, football, Navy; Lexie Martin, soccer, Missouri Western; Jamie Newsome, track and field, Indiana State; Elizabeth Nolke, track and field, UMKC; Kevin Pendleton, football, Missouri; Jasen Sebelien, football, Avila; Annika Sisson, track and field/cross country, Arkansas; Alec Van Wormer, soccer, Presbyterian; Micah White, soccer, UMKC; Kennedee Williams, track and field/cross country, North Florida; Austin Williamson, men’s soccer, Northeastern (Okla.) State; Andrew Zimmer, football, Kansas.