Three sophomore members of the East Central Community College women's basketball team will continue their careers next season at four-year colleges and universities.
Signing National Letters of Intent recently were guard Breanna Riley with Rust College in Holly Springs, Miss.; forward Sharan Turner with Dillard University in New Orleans; and forward Diamond Wraggs with Mississippi Valley State University in Itta Bena.
Riley, who prepped at Biloxi High School, averaged eight points and two assists per game for the Lady Warriors this past season. The Rust College Bearcats compete in the NAIA Gulf Coast Athletic Conference.
Turner, who prepped at East Ascension High School in Gonzales, La., averaged 10 points and 4.8 rebounds per game. She led the Lady Warriors with 31 blocks. Turner was named Mississippi Association of Community and Junior Colleges Honorable Mention All-State. The Dillard University Bleu Devils compete in the NAIA Gulf Coast Athletic Conference.
Wraggs, who prepped at Louisville High School, was one of only two Lady Warriors to start all 24 games. She scored eight points per game and led the team with five rebounds per contest. Wraggs was also named Mississippi Association of Community and Junior Colleges Honorable Mention All-State. The Mississippi Valley State University Delta Devils compete in the NCAA Division I Southwestern Athletic Conference.
The trio helped the Lady Warriors to an 18-6 record and a berth in the National Junior College Athletic Association Region 23 Tournament.
East Central Community College Lady Warriors signing to continue their basketball careers include (from left) Diamond Wraggs of Louisville, Mississippi Valley State University; Breanna Riley of Gulfport, Rust College; and Sharan Turner of Gonzales, La., Dillard University. (EC Photo)