College choices abound for area senior athletes

Record-setting Autumn Gentry of Trinity plans to play basketball collegiately. (PJ Ward-Brown/Randolph Record)

Here’s a list of additional college commitments and/or signings involving athletes at area high schools made during the past several months from members of the Class of 2023 (Others have been previously listed):


** Two Randleman players are going to UNC Greensboro. Pitcher Austin Lemons joined infielder Hunter Atkins in the signing class for the Spartans.

** Catcher Caleb Dunn of Randleman signed with Division II Catawba.

Boys’ basketball

** Ashton Troutman of Uwharrie Charter Academy is going to Division II Carson-Newman.

Girls’ basketball

** Ashara Spruill of UCA picked Division I Texas Southern.

** Trinity’s Autumn Gentry, the program’s all-time leading scorer, is bound for Division III Bridgewater.

Girls’ golf

** Salem Lee of Asheboro is going to Appalachian State.


** Quarterback Stratton Barwick of Eastern Randolph picked Division III Guilford College, where he also hopes to play baseball as a pitcher.

** Eastern Randolph lineman Mason Sechrest is going to Division II Winston-Salem State.

** Randleman tight end Chesney Welch signed with Division II Catawba.

** Adam Cole, a receiver and defensive back at Southwestern Randolph, will take a spot as a preferred walk-on at East Carolina.

** Tight end / long snapper Eli Gravely of Southwestern Randolph is heading to North Carolina Central.

** Trinity’s Ezra Hollifield, a lineman, chose Division III Greensboro College.

** Trinity’s Colby Peel, a lineman, is heading to Division III Averett.


** Morgan Coward of Asheboro selected Division II Belmont Abbey.

** Maddie Flinchum of Providence Grove will join the Division III Pfeiffer team.

** Southwestern Randolph teammates Madison Varner and Ky Perdue have picked Division III Pfeiffer as their college destination.

By Randolph Record