A host of Shore Conference athletes are experiencing a proud day on Wednesday as they sign their National Letter of Intent to continue their careers at the collegiate level.
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Here are some scenes from around the Shore Conference on Wednesday so far. More will be updated throughout the day.
Middletown North kicker Nick Banta and TE/LB Troy Thompson celebrated signing with West Virginia Wesleyan and Marist, respectively. (Photo courtesy of Joan Banta) Nick Banta and Troy Thompson celebrate a proud day with their families and coach Steve Bush after helping Middletown North make its second straight state playoff appearance in the fall. (Photo courtesy of Joan Banta) Nick Banta and Troy Thompson celebrated their signing with their Middletown North teammates. (Photo courtesy of Joan Banta) It was a proud day for Red Bank Catholic football coach Jim Portela with seniors (from left) Ryan Kroeger (Fordham); Tanner Cowley (Elon); Mike DeMonte (William & Mary); Nick Lubischer (New Hampshire); Jamie Gordinier (Miami) and Neil Horenburg (St. Anselm). (Photo by B51 Photography)
It was a great day for RBC sports with eight signees being honored. (Photo by B51 Photography)
One of the state's top recruits, RBC linebacker Jamie Gordinier, makes it official with Miami, whose head coach is RBC graduate Al Golden. (Photo by B51 Photography)
RBC lineman Ryan Kroeger, a first-team All-Shore selection, signed with Fordham University. (Photo by B51 Photography) Central soccer star Amanda Carolan signed with Georgetown University. (Photo courtesy of Central) Erin Trapp, Carolan's soccer teammate at Central, signed with Columbia University. (Photo courtesy of Central) Middletown South offensive lineman James Wilson, a first-team All-Shore pick, signed with Youngstown State on Wednesday. (Photo courtesy of Wilson family) Middletown South TE/DE Pat Crowe (left) and OL James Wilson (right) signed with Marist and Youngstown State, respectively, on Wednesday. (Photo by Steve Antonucci) Pat Crowe (left) and James Wilson helped the Eagles reach the Central Jersey Group IV final as seniors before signing with Division I programs. (Photo by Steve Antonucci) It was a great day at Rumson-Fair Haven for head coach Bryan Batchler (center) and from left, football manager Frankie Delaney, running back Charlie Volker (Princeton), safety Sam Eisenstadt (Elon) and cornerback Grant Rataski (Bryant University). (Photo courtesy of Bryan Batchler) Rumson football standouts Charlie Volker, Grant Rataski and Sam Eisenstadt were joined by Lafayette-bound soccer star Megan McGurl for a proud moment on Signing Day. (Photo courtesy of Bryan Batchler) Rumson-Fair Haven defensive back Grant Rataski celebrates signing with Bryant University with his family. A trio of Toms River North girls soccer stars signed on Wednesday, as (from left) Kayleigh Leschinski (Delaware State), Alyssa Dell'Acqua and Emilie Gilbert (both Charleston Southern) both made it official. (Photo courtesy of Toms River North) Toms River North track standout Kevin Benson signed with Cornell on Wednesday. (Photo courtesy of Toms River North) Lakewood QB/RB/LB Chapelle Cook (left) and TE/DE Datrell Reed celebrated signing with Temple and Villanova, respectively. (Photo courtesy of L.J. Clark) Cook and Reed made it a banner day at Lakewood after helping the Piners make their second straight state playoff appearance in the fall. (Photo courtesy of L.J. Clark) St. John Vianney standouts Aaron Mora (left) and Josh Taylor signed with Seton Hill University and Marist College, respectively, on Wednesday. (Photo courtesy of St. John Vianney)