LINTON, Ind. (WTWO/WAWV) – Vanessa Shafford, Aubrey Burgess, Lincoln Hale and Josh Pyne all signed their national letters of intent on Wednesday evening at Linton-Stockton High School. Shafford and Burgess will play college basketball together at Southern Indiana. They have one more year remaining at the high school level. The Lady Miners will look to defend their class 2A state title this season.
On the boys side Lincoln Hale made it official, signing with Indiana State basketball. The senior has had a storied career for Linton, helping lead them to a sectional championship last season. He was named First Team All-District and Team MVP as he led the Miners with 23.4 points, 6.0 rebounds, 3.5 assists and 2.1 steals per game while shooting 58 percent from the field during the season. Joining him in the college ranks is Josh Pyne, who is heading to Indiana University to play baseball for the Hoosiers. Josh has been clocked with a 90 mph fastball and a sweeping curveball.