JONESBORO — Several Jonesboro High student-athletes will continue their careers into college.

Jonesboro celebrated the athletic achievements of Jamal Fraley, Jordan Holt, Victoria Sutton, Latrice Reynolds and Audree Alford last week.

Sutton, who will play basketball at Miles College, leaves Jonesboro as one of the school’s most decorated athletes. Sutton contributed in multiple sports, including basketball, volleyball and soccer. As a senior, she scored more than 11 points per game on 37 three-point baskets for the 20-5 Lady Cardinals. Sutton was also a captain on the girls volleyball team.

Reynolds and Alford, who signed to play volleyball at Lawson State Community College and Andrew College, respectively, were also key members of the 2015 Jonesboro volleyball team that advanced to the Sweet 16 of the Class AAAA tournament. Reynolds led the front line with her attacking ability, while Alford was Jonesboro’s top defender.

Fraley and Holt were a part of the Jonesboro baseball program. Holt, who was chosen as Co-Player of the Year by the Clayton News as a junior, signed to play at Andrew College, while Fraley will attend USC Sumter.

As a junior, Holt hit .541 with 27 stolen bases en route to First Team honors in Region 4-AAAA and finished his senior season with a .391 batting average and 19 stolen bases. Fraley was selected to the First Team in Region 4-AAAA after hitting .468 with 28 steals as a junior, and posted an average of .479 while stealing 29 bases and recording 25 RBI this season.

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Luke Strickland is the sports editor of the Clayton News in Jonesboro and the Henry Herald in McDonough. He went to school at the University of Georgia.

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