EAST UNION, Miss. (WTVA) - East Union's Cade Bell and Joel Wilkinson have signed with Northwest Mississippi Community College's baseball program.
The duo have been part of two state championship teams and three North Half title teams in Class 2A.
Bell has a .433 career batting average, while Wilkinson is hitting .372. Both have played multiple positions for the Urchins.
"Yeah, we've loved every bit of it since we got here, we started in eighth grade," Bell said. "We learned early how to win, we never looked back."
"It's great knowing I'll have a friend and family member going there with me," Wilkinson said. "I can lean on him, and always him keep me up, basically, the same thing we do in high school, just keep each other going."
"They're two kids that'll leave there, and basically go wherever they want to," said East Union head baseball coach Chris Basil. "They'll do a tremendous job at Northwest, and we look forward to seeing them grow."