16 Pattonville student athletes sign letters for college athletics
16 Pattonville student athletes sign letters for college athletics
Friday, February 9, 2018
Sixteen student athletes from Pattonville High School signed letters of intent to play college-level athletics as part of National Signing Day on Feb. 7. Many received scholarship offers as part of their signing agreements.

What follows is a list of Pirate athletes who signed their letters on Feb. 7:

  • Maryah Dominick signed an agreement to run cross country and track for Park University in Missouri. She was a state qualifier in cross country and named All-Conference First Team in track.
  • Lauren Griffin signed a letter to play soccer for the University of Illinois Springfield. She earned All-Conference Second Team honors.
  • Byron Reyes signed to play soccer for St. Charles Community College. He earned All-Conference First Team and All-State Second Team in soccer.
  • Rachael Vitale signed to play soccer for Missouri Western State University. She earned All-Conference Second Team honors.
  • Taylor Womack will play soccer for St. Charles Community College. He was a member of the football and soccer teams at Pattonville and the only athlete to win two district titles this year in one season.
In addition, several members of the Pattonville varsity football team signed letters to play football at the college level. The team ended its season by placing second in the Class 5 state championship, marking the team’s first conference title since 1999, its first district title since 2007 and its first state championship game appearance since 2000. The Pirate football players who signed letters of intent included the following:

  • Bobby Bailey signed to play for Rhodes College in Tennessee. He was named All-Conference Second Team, Academic All State and Suburban XII All Academic.
  • Brock Beins signed to play for Lindenwood University-Belleville. He earned All-Conference Second Team honors for football and also wrestled for the Pirates.
  • Derrick Boyce signed with Butler Community College in Kansas. Boyce earned All-Conference Honorable Mention for football and also took honors in other sports. He was named All-Conference Honorable Mention for basketball after his team was named Class 5 District 3 champions last spring. He and his four-man team placed fourth in the 4x100 meter relay at the state track championship and also placed third in javelin and the 100 meter hurdles and fourth in the 4x200 meter relay at sectionals and was named All-Conference First Team for track.
  • Caron Coleman signed to play for Coffeyville Community College in Kansas. He was named to the All-American Large School Football Team and All-USA Missouri Football Team and was named All-State First Team, All-Metro First Team, All-District First Team and All-Conference First Team.
  • David Ellison signed to play for Missouri Western University. He was named to the All-American Large School Football Team and All-USA Missouri Football Team and was named State Class 5 Defensive Player of the Year, All-State First and Second teams, All-Metro First Team, All-District First Team for two positions, All-Conference First and Second teams and Conference Defensive Player of the Year.
  • Charles Shelton signed to play for Eastern Illinois University. He was named All-State First Team, All-Metro Second Team, All-District First Team and All-Conference First and Second team for football. He also earned accolades in track. He and his four-man team placed fourth in the 4x100 meter relay at the state track meet. In addition, he placed second in the 100 meter dash and fourth in the 4x200 meter relay at sectionals and was named All-Conference First Team in track.
  • Dakari Streeter signed with Missouri Western University. He was named All-State First Team, All-District First Team and All-Conference First Team. Streeter also placed third in discus and fourth in javelin at state and set a school record in both competitions. In addition, he earned All-Conference Second Team in wrestling.
Four Pirate varsity football players signed as "preferred walk ons" for Iowa Central Community College. Though the agreements do not include a scholarship, the students will play football for Iowa Central. They are: Jarran Barber, who earned All-Conference Honorable Mention for football; Kameron Perkins, who earned All-Conference First Team in track; Mario Rowland, who earned All-Conference Second Team for football and All-Conference Second Team for basketball after his team was named Class 5 District 3 champions last spring; and Larry Washington, who played for the championship Pirates basketball team in addition to football.

In December, Pirate quarterback Kaleb Eleby signed to play for Western Michigan University and has since graduated from Pattonville. He was named to the All-American Large School Football Team, had the All-American Performance of the Year for his 410-yard passes and five touchdowns in the state championship game and was named All-State First Team, All-Metro Second Team, All-District First Team, All-Conference First Team and Conference Offensive Player of the Year.

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