Redditt inks with UT-Martin


Wilson Central kicker / punter Jackson Redditt signed an NCAA National Letter of Intent earlier this morning with UT-Martin of the Ohio Valley Conference. Redditt, the son of Mark and Lisa Redditt, played in the fourth annual Toyota Tennessee East - West All-Star Classic at Carson Newman College.

Redditt (6-2, 190) handled both the kicking and punting chores for the West team. As a senior at Wilson Central, Redditt knocked down field goals of 56, 50 and 47 yards. As a junior he drilled a 51 and a 50-yarder.

This past season, 18 of his 22 kickoffs were touchbacks. He punted 44 times for an average of 40.5 yards with a long punt of 65 yards. He was voted to the All District 9AAA post season team and played for Coach Brad Dedman at Wilson Central.

LATER TODAY -- Mt. Juliet High wide receiver Vaughn Cornelia is expected to sign with Savannah State University of the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference. As a senior at Mt. Juliet, Cornelia (6-5, 212) caught 28 balls in a run-first offense for 641 yards, an average of 22.9 yards per reception. He scored 12 touchdowns for the Golden Bears of Coach Roger Perry.

BASEBALL -- Lebanon High baseball standout Jessep Polk is expected to sign with Volunteer State Community College later today at the LHS library.

THURSDAY -- Wilson Central's Ariel Morris will sign a soccer scholarship with Lebanon's Cumberland University Thursday morning.