Ryan Aguilar, Liberty, football, Army - The All-Area offensive lineman will long snap for West Point after getting a Congressional nomination to the service academy.

Ethan Benham, Bakersfield, soccer, Cal State Northridge - The forward for BHS will compete for the Matadors next season.

Jarrett Brannen, Bakersfield, baseball, San Francisco State - The starting pitcher for the Drillers struck out 44 batters in 49 innings last season.

Ellie Cruz, Centennial, water polo, Cal Baptist - Despite not playing the sport for Centennial, but did compete for the Olympic Central Zone water polo team. 

Ivan Garza, Kennedy, football, Sacramento State - The first-team All-Area lineman for the Central Section Division V champions is part of the first recruiting class for a new Hornets coaching staff.

Alexa Schacher, Liberty, track and field, CSUB - The stand out pole vaulter for Liberty did not compete in the sport until high school after a successful youth gymnastics career.

Jessianne Solis, Highland, track and field, CSUB - The Southeast Yosemite League champion in the shot put and discus will stay home to compete collegiately for the 'Runners.

Daniel Viveros, Liberty, track and field, Ole Miss - The 2017 CIF State shot put champion will compete for one of the top college track and field programs in the nation.

Colby Warkentin, Centennial, football, Fresno State - The standout defensive end signed with Fresno State after racking up 27 tackles for loss in 2018. 

These other athletes also signed with D-II or NAIA programs on Wednesday: Kiree Dukes, West, football, Bethel (Kan.) College (NAIA); Adrian Moreno, Bakersfield High, football, Colorado School of Mines (D-II); Hunter Riley, Liberty, football, Montana State Northern (NAIA).

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