Cypress Christian standout athletes sign with colleges
A number of senior athletes at Cypress Christian School have signed to continue their education and athletic careers with colleges around the country.
Lineman Phillip McCurry will play football for Southern Nazarene University in Oklahoma City. He earned First Team All-District honors on both sides of the ball, as well as First Team All-State Honors as an offensive lineman and Second Team All-State as a defensive lineman. He also was selected for the All-State Academic team.
Softballer Kit Rhea has signed with Hardin-Simmons University, making her the first CCS student to play softball at the college level. She has attended CCS since kindergarten, earning all A’s and participating in a number of school organizations.
Evan Doremus, the 6-foot-7 small forward who led TAPPS District 7-3A in scoring, has signed to play with St. Edward’s University. Doremus has scored a total of 500 points for CCS, an average of 19.2 points per game, was chosen as this year's team MVP, and made First Team All-District and Academic All-State.
John Mock will join the cheerleaders at the University of Oklahoma. Cheer coach Natalie Kirtley, who has coached him for three years, said, "His encouragement, willingness to work hard and Christian character have been inspiring to the whole squad. It is an honor to be called his coach, and it is a great honor for the cheer program at Cypress to have one of our Warrior Cheerleaders leave here an NCAA Division I cheerleader."
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