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East Central Athlete of the Month, Eric Saksa.

Congratulations to the East Central Athlete of the Month, Eric Saksa!

Eric is a sophomore athlete at Pearl River Community College in Poplarville, Mississippi. He is on the Wildcats Varsity Baseball team and wears jersey #14. He has a 3.5 GPA and is majoring in Pre-medical sciences. He is the son of Mike and Tonya Saksa. Good luck during baseball season, Eric! Go Wildcats!

Diamondhead Encore Athlete of the Month, Makaya Necaise.

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Congratulations to the Diamondhead Encore Athlete of the Month, Makaya Necaise! Makaya is an 8th grade multi-sport athlete at Hancock Middle School. She plays on the volleyball, softball, and basketball teams and wears jersey #5 and #14. Makaya has won the 2012 Knockout and Free Throw competition. She wants to attend the University of Alabama and major in nursing. Makaya is the daughter of Miranda Necaise.

Vernon Encore Athlete of the Month, Collin Carruth.

Congratulations to the Vernon Encore Athlete of the Month, Collin Carruth!  Collin is a Junior, multi-sport athlete at Sulligent High School.  He plays football, baseball, and basketball for the Blue Devils and has been playing on their varsity teams for 4 years now.  He wears jersey #70 in football, #14 in baseball, and #21 in basketball.  His sports awards consist of Best Offensive Lineman and NMMC Player of the Week for football, and Defensive player of the Year for baseball. He has a 4.0 GPA and hopes to play college football while majoring in accounting.  Collin is the son of Brent and Michelle Carruth.

Keep up the good work, Collin!