The Columbus baseball team sent two of its top arms on to colleges Tuesday morning as pitcherWill Solomon
signed with Northwest Florida State College and teammateTate Hutwagner
signed with Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College.
Solomon, a 2010 second-team Ledger-Enquirer All-Bi-City selection, said he also considered Kennesaw State, Chipola and Middle Georgia but felt the best working with Northwest Florida State coach Doug Martin, who also is a left-handed pitcher.
“I just can’t wait to get there,” Solomon said. “I’m going to come in there, and coach wants me to be a Friday night starter. He just wants me to come in and do work, and that’s what I’m going to do.”
Hutwagner has some family ties to ABAC and hopes to be a farmer, which made choosing the school an easy decision.
“My great grandfather went there 60 years ago, and I wanted to carry on in his legacy,” Hutwagner said. “And I love farming a lot, and it seemed like the best farming school in the state.”
For more coverage, pick up Wednesday’s edition of the Ledger-Enquirer.