Copiah fastpitch places three more in college

SOON TO BE A BULLDOG – Copiah Academy senior athlete Victoria Allen inks a letter of intent with Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College for fastpitch softball. Pictured with Victoria are her parents, Misty and Mike Allen. Standing from left Connie Evans (grandmother), Copiah head coach Terry Bauer and Ron Evans (grandfather).

BYRD HEADED TO JONES COUNTY JC – Copiah Academy senior athlete Kelly Byrd signs her letter of intent to play fastpitch softball at Jones County Junior College next year. Seated with Kelly are her parents, Jayme and Richard Byrd. Standing from left are Tony Lassitor of MS Elite Softball, head coach Terry Bauer, and Danny Jones and Dale Reese of MS Elite softball.

ON HER WAY TO MGCCC – Copiah Academy senior athlete Kelli Berry will continue her education at Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College after signing an LOIfor fastpitch softball. Seated with Kelli are her parents, Tracy and Jeff Berry. Stand from left are grandparents Cathy and Johnny Ainsworth, head coach Terry Bauer, and sister Kacie Berry.

Three Copiah Academy senior athletes who were part of four consecutive fastpitch state titles won since 2011 have signed letters of intent to play softball at two Mississippi community colleges.

Kelli Berry, daughter of Tracy and Jeff Berry of Hazlehurst, and Victoria Allen, daughter of Mike and Misty Allen of Crystal Springs, will begin classes at Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College next fall.  Kelly Byrd, daughter of Jayme and Richard Byrd of Terry, has signed with Jones County Junior College.

To read more about these outstanding students, see the Copiah County Courier, on sale throughout Copiah County.

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