Four Bobcat athletes make future plans
On Thursday, November 14, 2019, four Seneca High School athletes: Trent Land, Walker Lathrop, Cara Martin, and Jacob Pierce signed letters of intent to continue their education and athletic careers. Trent Land has been a catcher, first baseman, third baseman and designated hitter for the Bobcats baseball team for the past two seasons. Trent was also a member of the 2017 and 2018 Upper State Champions baseball teams at Seneca High School. Last year, Trent had a .273 batting average and a .438 on-base percentage. He had 6 doubles and 13 RBIs. Trent was named to the 2019 All Region Team and the All Mountain Lakes Team. Trent signed to continue his baseball career at Erskine College. Walker Lathrop has been a member of the Seneca High School baseball team since the 8th grade. Walker has started the past four years. He has played left field and center field for the Bobcats. Walker was a starting player for the 2017 and 2018 teams that won the Upper State Championship and played for the State Championship. Last season, Walker had a .417 batting average and an on-base percentage of .562. Walker also had 8 doubles, 2 triples, 3 homeruns, and 15 RBIs. He led the team in runs scored with 24. Walker is a three-time All Region selection and has been an All State player twice. Walker signed to continue his baseball career at the University of South Carolina Upstate. Cara Martin has been a member of the varsity volleyball team at Seneca High School for four years. She is a four-year starter who has been named to the All Region Team three consecutive years. She has also been named to the All Mountain Lakes Team 3 times in her career. Cara was recently selected to play in the 2019 FCA Foothills Area All Star game following her senior season. During her volleyball career at Seneca Cara has 1600 assists, 625 digs, 210 kills, and 118 aces. Cara signed to continue her volleyball career at Southern Wesleyan University. Jacob Pierce has been a member of the baseball team at Seneca High School for the past three years. Jacob is a versatile player who has played third base, outfield, and pitcher. Last season, Jacob had a .250 batting average, and a .351 on base percentage. He had 38 plate appearances with only 4 strikeouts. Jacob signed to continue his baseball career at Truett McConnell University.