A signature begins a new path to a lifelong dream for Mansfield Senior, Braxton Byers who signed a letter of intent to extend his baseball career into the collegiate level for the Hesston Larks.
Byers has been hard to miss on the numerous sports platforms beginning at the youth level of little league baseball, football, basketball, and soccer. His love for sports, a big heart, and a passion for pushing his teammates to be better on and off the court/field are a few of his traits that has made him the player that he is, and a foundation for the college athlete he will become.
But, his faith is where he stands out the most. Not shying away, Byers recently gave his testimony at a Fellowship of Christian Athletes banquet that highlighted his passion for sports, but also focused on trusting his faith to led him where he is needed.
The events of this mornings signing was the culmination of his efforts in pursuing a dream to play college baseball, his sport of choice. Hesston College (Hesston, Kansas) is where he will call home and focus all of future baseball dreams as a Hesston Lark.
Byers will focus his academic endeavors as a Athletic Training major.
“I’m overwhelmed with joy in God’s plan showing me His way through this entire process. I am truly blessed. I want give a special thank you to my parents for their support, my coaches for their wisdom, my teammates for pushing me, and my extended friends and family for the role they played in making this happen. Go Larks, and Go Tigers!” stated Byers.
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