East Ascension athletes sign

Michael Tortorich
Four East Ascension athletes last week signed with colleges to continue their careers at the next level. Shown seated from left are softball player Rachel LeCoq, who signed with Colgate; football player Landan Gauthier, who signed with Millsaps; volleyball player Jyra Churchill, who signed with Texas Southern; and Lynnika Pitts, who signed with LSU for track and field.

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East Ascension High held a signing celebration for four of its athletes Thursday afternoon.

Those signing were:

• Softball player Rachel LeCoq, Colgate

• Football player Landan Gauthier, Millsaps

• Volleyball Jyra Churchill, Texas Southern

• Track and field's Lynnika Pitts, Louisiana State