WEWAHITCHKA, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) - Fortner Field, home of the Wewahitchka Lady Gator softball program, is no stranger to big moments, but the one Tuesday evening didn't involve a game—it involved the continuation of academic and athletic careers of three of the team's core members.
WHS seniors Savannah Lister, Gracie Price, and Cyrina Madrid sign college scholarships.
Seniors Savannah Lister, Gracie Price, and Cyrina Madrid signed college letters of intent, set to play softball at the next level.
Lister, an All-State honorable mention her junior season as first baseman, pitcher, and outfielder, is headed to Florida State College of Jacksonville.
Catcher Gracie Price, All-State her junior year and daughter of coach Tony Price, and shortstop Cyrina Madrid, All-State since eighth grade, both signed on with Gulf Coast.
"They showed talent in this game of softball and they fell in love with it at an early age and they still love it till today," Tony Price, their coach of more than a decade said. "Teaching life values classroom work is excellent. I don't have a player on the team who isn't in the National Honor Society, so it makes my job a lot easier."
All three were members of the 2018 state championship team and are off toe a 7-0 start this season.
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