Four area kids sign to play college sports

Thursday, May 8, 2014

Augusta, Ga--Another round of college signings today with a few athletes deciding on their future. Among them, Laney's Kiana Walker will run track at South Carolina State.

At Augusta Christian, three kids signing. Tyquan Burns will play football at the College of Faith in Charlotte. Anna Motes is off to West Point and Army where she'll run track. Then it's Thomas Banks following the family footsteps for Georgia Southern. Yes, the family did have some input in his decision.

"Well, the family had a lot to do with it" said Thomas Banks "When I thought I was going to Western the whole other side of the family wasn't too happy so they had a little pursuation going on"

"One thing that I learned here and that's really important to me is leadership" said Anna Motes "They definitely stress that there and I'm excited to learn more about it."

For Banks, he's following in the immediate footsteps of William, who just finished up with the Eagles this year and is hoping to catch on with an NFL team in the near future

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