Baylor Heading to the Hilltoppers
Wheeling Central’s Jairika Baylor recently signed her letter of intent to continue her academic and athletic careers for West Liberty University. Baylor turned in a .455 batting average, 29 runs scored, five doubles, three triples, and 17 RBI from her leadoff position as a sophomore. She also posted an .846 fielding percentage for the season. She is a member of the 2018 W. Va. Class A State Championship team and a member of the 2019 W. Va. Class A State Runner-Up team. On hand for her special moment were, front, from left, father Rue Baylor, Jairika Baylor and mother Shamika Baylor. Back, athletic director Donnie Murray, assistant softball coach Ed Cihy and principal Rebecca Sancomb.