GONZALES – East Ascension High had seven football players sign college scholarships on National Signing Day at the schools gym Feb. 2.
East Ascension athletic director Darnell Lee thanked everyone for attending and administrators and faculty. He asked for continued support of EA football and thanked parents for allowing him to be a part of their children’s journey.
“This is a special group for me,” Lee said of his first graduating class as head coach of his alma mater. “Once a Spartan, always a Spartan. We plan to keep this going. Believe in EA.”
The signees were offensive lineman Adrian Ealy (Oklahoma), defensive lineman Justin Harris (Baylor), offensive lineman Trevor Fleming (Grambling), defensive end Demontrey Jacobs (Grambling), linebacker/strong safety Justin Daniels (Hutchinson Community College), tight end Gage Bourgeois (Pearl River Community College) and defensive back Dylan Williams (Pearl River Community College).