Nine McCracken Seniors Sign College Scholarships
By Jayme Jones, McCracken County Schools
MCCRACKEN COUNTY, KY - McCracken County High School recognized the following seniors for their accomplishments and signing college scholarships:

Cate Hyde - Kentucky Wesleyan – Volleyball 

2015, 2016, 2017 KHSAA Academic All State

2017 Crossroad Classic All Tournament Team

2015, 2016, 2017 Kentucky Volleyball Coaches Association -Second Team All State

2015, 2016, 2017 District 2 All District Team

2015, 2016, 2017 Region 1 All Tournament Team

2017 All State Tournament Team

2017 Region 1 Player of the Year

2015, 2016, 2017 Under Armour All American Watch List

3.9 GPA


Dalton Bagwell - Murray State University – Golf

Member of the First Team All-State Team

Top in every tournament MCHS participated in

Honors Student

Ranked 5th in the State in All State Point Golf Rankings

Runner up in the 2015 KHSAA State Golf Tournament

3.1 GPA


Lakyn Largent - Morehead State University – Softball

Kentucky 2nd District All Tournament Team

2nd District All Academic Team

1st Team All District

Kentucky Region 1 MVP

Kentucky 1st Region All Purchase

Kentucky Class 3 A Second Team All State

Kentucky East/West All Stars West Junior Outstanding Pitcher Award

Max Preps NFCA South Central Player of the Week

Paducah Sun Player of the Week

Ranked 7th in the State of Kentucky for Homeruns with 14

125 Strike outs

3.5 GPA


Elizabeth Lindsey - Morehead State University – Softball

Ranked 63rd on the FLO Softball Top 100 Players in the Country

Ranked 3rd on the FLO Softball Best Catcher for 2018 Class in the Nation

All District Team

All Region Team

 KSCA East West All-Star Game

Has been committed to play Division 1 College Softball since 8th grade

3.3 GPA


James Michael Dodd - Freed Hardeman – Baseball

4 time Varsity Letterman

3 time District Champion Team Member

3 Time Regional Champion Team Member

2 Time State Final Four Team Member

All Purchase Team as Catcher 2017

KY State Tournament All Tournament Team 2017

All District Team 2017

Voted Defensive Player of the Year

Top 10 Fielding Percentage in State (.969)

30 ACT

3.5 GPA


Rook Ellington - University of Kentucky – Baseball

MCHS Baseball team member: 4 years

MCHS Basketball team member: 3 years

Post 31 American Legion 2015 Kentucky State Champion (.385 batting avg.)

MCHS 2016 & 2017 District Baseball Champion

MCHS 2016 & 2017 Regional Baseball Champion

MCHS 2016 & 2017 KHSAA State Tournament Final Four

Evansville Razorbacks 18U travel team 2016 & 2017 Pastime National Champions with a perfect 40-0 record in 2017 (.417 batting avg.)

All District Team 2016

All Purchase Team 2016 & 2017

MCHS Team Offensive MVP 2016

2017 Perfect Game All American Team Honorable Mention

2017 Prep Baseball Report: #1 Ranked outfielder in Kentucky , #5 Ranked player overall in Kentucky

Academic All State Honorable Mention 2015, 2016, 2017 (3.45 GPA)

Signing NLI with the University of Kentucky

3.5 GPA


Cameron Langston - John A. Logan – Baseball

2016 All-Purchase Team

2016 WWBA All-Tournament Team

2017 USA Classic All Tournament Team

2017 Region 1 Tournament MVP

2017 WWBA All Tournament Team

3.6 GPA


Luke Seed  - John A. Logan – Baseball

Varsity – 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018

2015 KHSAA Academic All-State Honorable Mention

2016 and 2017 KHSAA Academic All-State First Team

Never lost to a Kentucky team during his 3 years pitching for McCracken

2016 Paducah Sun All-Purchase Team

First Perfect Game in McCracken County HS History – vs Mt. Juliet in 2017 12 strike outs

2017 First Region Player of the Year

2017 First Region All-Purchase

2017 First Team All-State

2017 Paducah Sun Player of the Year and All Purchase Team

2017 MCHS Most Valuable Pitcher


2017 All-USA Today Kentucky Baseball First Team

3.9 GPA


Kyle Smith – Southeastern Community College, Iowa – Baseball

Academic All-State 3 Times

4 Years Varsity Player

Member of the National Honor Society and FCCLA

3.8 GPA

Published 09:00 PM, Wednesday Dec. 06, 2017
Updated 09:07 PM, Wednesday Dec. 06, 2017

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