NHS seniors on signing day

Four Nacogdoches High School seniors signed their names on the dotted line Friday.

Swimmer Ava Whitaker, pitcher Justin Bradford, softball player Ja’Aira Fletcher and soccer player Kelsey Villatoro inked letters of intent during the early signing period.

Whitaker, owner of five school swim records, will attend Indiana University on an athletic scholarship.

Bradford, who went 9-2 with a 1.26 earned run average as a junior hurler for the Dragons baseball team, will remain close to home after signing with Stephen F. Austin State University.

Villatoro will attend Nichols State in Thibodaux, La., next year on a soccer scholarship. 

Fletcher, a member of the Dragons’ softball team that won 17 games and earned a playoff berth, will attend SFA on an athletic scholarship.