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Hanford High celebrates student-athletes to play in college

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RICHLAND, Wash. -- Tuesday Hanford High School honored its student-athletes who will play in college.

Nineteen students participated in Tuesday's signing party. Seven play baseball, four of whom will play at Walla Walla Community College. Other signees range from tennis to swimming. The student-athletes enjoyed sharing the moment with each other.

"I absolutely am so happy that everybody was able to sign, and we had like nineteen people I think that's what he said and they're all deserving. They all worked really hard and I know them all personally. So being able to sign with them is the most amazing feeling," said Heather Baddley, who will play soccer at the University of Colorado, Colorado Springs.

"I guess this senior class at Hanford has a lot of talented athletes because I think this is the most that we've had going on to play at the next level in quite a while," said Finn McMichael, who will play baseball at Linfield College.

Here is the full list of student-athletes:

Heather Baddley                  U of Colorado  Col. Springs                    Soccer

Leah Bogen                         Morehead State University                      Cheer

Remy Bradley                      Central Washington University               Softball

Bear Braich                         Walla Walla Community                          Baseball

Jake Browne                       Walla Walla Community                          Baseball

Taylor Burnight                   Whitworth University                               Swimming

Joe Collett                           Brigham Young University                      Track                    

Casey Enderlin                    Bridgewater State University                 Wrestling

Cari Exarhos                        Hamline University                                 Soccer  

Brianna Hadler                    Columbia Basin College                        Golf

AJ  Hoskins                          Washington State University                 Baseball

Trevor Jones                       Walla Walla Community                         Baseball

Melissa Merrill                      Brigham Young University                     Track                    

Finn McMichael                     Linfield College                                     Baseball

Ryan Neal                           Walla Walla Community                         Baseball

Colin Serkowski                  Trinity University                                     Baseball

Ben Tynan                          Highline Community College                 Wrestling

Tayler Warner                    Washington State University                  Dance