Simmons signs letter of intent
On Saturday, May 16, Jashanti Simmons committed to Georgia Highlands College located in Rome, Georgia. Present at her signing were her parents (seated left to right) Darius Little, Ranada Little, Jashanti Simmons and Jake Simmons. Also present were (standing left to right) assistant coach Shanqueetay Easley, Putnam head coach Jerusha Hudson and Georgia Highlands head coach Brandon Harrell and assistant coach Consuelo Saxton. Harrell stated that he is very excited to start working with Jashanti. He feels that she has a lot to offer to the Lady Chargers basketball team. His desire is to build a well-rounded individual both academically and athletically. Jashanti ended her final season with the Lady War Eagles scoring a total of 1,541 points and being named MVP for Region 8-AA. Hudson’s final words for Jashanti were for her to strive to do her very best and to remember the team’s locker room saying, “If you want it, go get it.”
Mathis signs letter of intent
Camden Mathis, a big offensive lineman for the Putnam County War Eagles, signed a letter of intent to play football at Allen College in South Carolina. Mathis was selected as a first team All-Region 8-AA offensive lineman in 2019 and joins defensive back Jamarcus Robertson, running back Marcus Jefferson and wide receiver Rodney Daniel as 2019 War Eagles signing college scholarships to play football at the next level.
Head coach Shaun Pope-“He is a very high-character young man that’s one of only five players that has played in the program four years. He led us by example.”