Erik Peyton, Holt
Holt senior Erik Peyton has committed to play golf for the Columbia College Cougars next fall. Erik has earned varsity letters in basketball, soccer and golf for the Indians, choosing the latter to play at the collegiate level.
With his mother Robyn and father Kevin by his side, Erik signed his National Letter of Intent at Holt High School on Fri., April 13.
Erik shot a tournament average of 83 for the 2011 season (his first season playing competitive golf), and won four matches for the Indians. He was a 1st Team All-Conference selection in golf for 2011 and named to the 2nd Team All-Conference for soccer in 2011 and 2012. In addition, he was named to the GAC All-Academic Team for soccer, basketball and golf.
He is a member of the National Honor Society and has a 3.96 GPA. Erik says he has the most fun playing golf.
“I chose Columbia because it’s an opportunity to play for a great coach. It’s a new program with a chance to play right away and improve individually and as a team.”
Jenny Ferguson, Timberland
Timberland senior Jenny Ferguson has committed to play softball for the Culver-Stockton College Wildcats in Canton, Missouri. Jenny is a three sport athlete and has played softball, basketball, and run track during her career at THS.
With her mother Estela and father Curnal by her side, Jenny signed her National Letter of Intent at Timberland High School.
This past season Jenny was a 1st Team All-Conference selection, and led the lady Wolves with a .447 batting average.
“I thought it was right for me, they have a really nice campus, and the coach has a lot to offer,” said the outfielder. While at Culver-Stockton she plans on studying Athletic Training.