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Walker set to fly with the Eagles
L-E catcher signs on with Winthrop
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DEVIN WALKER SIGNED a national baseball letter-of-intent with Winthrop University last Wednesday. The Lugoff-Elgin senior is flanked by his mother, Debbie Walker, and his younger sister, Keely Walker. Looking on from behind are, from left, L-E assistant baseball coach, Jeremy Ray, Walker's father, Trey Walker, L-E head baseball coach, Randy Stokes, and L-E assistant coach Craig Smith.
wo springs ago, Lugoff-Elgin baseball coach Randy Stokes decided to put then-sophomore Devin Walker behind the plate to handle a veteran group of hard-throwing pitchers, three of whom signed to pitch at the collegiate level including current USC closer Forrest Koumas. The young backstop never flinched in helping the Demons to the 2010 AAA state baseball title Last Wednesday, it was Walker’s turn to take pen in hand and put his name on a national baseball letter-of-intent as he made his commitment official in signing with Winthrop University during an afternoon ceremony held inside the L-E Wellness Center. Decked out in shirt and tie rather than a mask and a chest protector, the 6-foot-1 L-E senior was beaming once things became cemented between he and second-year Eagles’ head coach Tom Riginos’ program.

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