Towles inks with NWCC baseball 5/16/2014

Published 12:00 am Friday, May 16, 2014

South Panola pitcher Austin Towles (front, center) signed a national letter of intent to play at Northwest Community College on Monday with his parents, Ricky and Deanna, looking on. Also witnessing the signing were high school assistant coach Jake Mills, head coach Justin Reed and assistant coach Hunter Mize. The Panolian photo by Angie Ledbetter

Towles inks with NWCC baseball

By Angie Ledbetter
South Panola right-handed pitcher Austin Towles signed to continue his playing career at Northwest Community College.

The 6’3” senior pitched 53 innings, logging a 2-5 record. He threw 51 strikeouts, had one save and a 2.37 ERA.

Tiger head coach Justin Reed said, “It great day for the program as this is the fourth player to sign and we’re still waiting on one more. I’m proud of Austin and appreciate all of his hard work and dedication. Today is all about him and his family.”

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Towles said, “I thank God for this day. I thank my family, all my coaches and friends for supporting me. I look forward to playing at Northwest.”