Three Knights sign athletic scholarships
Three student athletes from Montgomery Catholic Preparatory School recently signed scholarships to continue in their respective sports.
The Knights celebrated the signing of Jacob Hulcher (Southern Union), Reggie Jackson (Mississippi Valley State), and Thomas "T.J." Stokes (Mississippi Valley State) during a ceremony earlier this month.
Hulcher, has attended Montgomery Catholic for 13 years and played baseball for the Knights since seventh grade. Hulcher had a 7-2 record with an earned run average of 1.61, leading the Knights in strikeouts and innings pitched in 2014. He is the son of Vickie and Richard Hulcher.
Jackson, has spent the last two years at Montgomery Catholic after beginning his prep career at St. Jude. He has been an All-Metro player for four years in football and earned the WSFA Player of the Week honors in 2014. He racked up 61 solo tackles, 98 total tackles, four sacks and three forced fumbles in 18 games. He also rushed for 949 yards and recorded 1,018 all purpose yards with an average of 9.1 yards per carry.
He is the son of Carylon and Anthony Jackson of Montgomery.
Stokes was named Private School Player of the week by the Montgomery Quarterback Club for his performance on Sept. 12, 2014 against St. James. In that game, he tied a state record with a 99-yard touchdown run. He was an All-Metro and and All-State Honorable Mention during his senior year.
He is the son of Ivy and Thomas Stokes of Montgomery.