Tallahassee, FL -- For two softball players, their dream of playing on the college level, was turned into reality Wednesday morning. Both signed scholarships with Wallace State.
"It's been one of my dreams since I started playing T-Ball," says Brooke Kinsey, a Madison County senior first baseman. "I've always wanted to go to college to play softball."
"I'm so thrilled and happy because I have worked so hard for this for ten years," adds Dani Ekberg, a Lincoln senior catcher.
Brooke Kinsey and Dani Ekberg play for two different schools, but have played travel ball with together since they were 11 years old.
"Me and Brooke go back a long time. First we played against each other, they were our rivals for a while. Then whenever I went on her team we were just great together."
That friendship helped lead to scholarships for both.
"I can't wait to start my journey with her because she's such a great person," adds Kinsey. "She'll keep me in line when my parents aren't there and I just wouldn't want it to be with anyone else."
"Going six hours away, it's nice knowing that there's someone there that will be there every step of the way with me," says Ekberg.
For one more season, one will be a Cowgirl, the other a Trojan. Next season, they'll be Lions.
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