BHS athletes celebrate largest NCAA signing in 10 years

The Ballard High School community celebrated its largest NCAA National Signing Day in a decade this morning with 12 student-athletes signing contracts to participate in athletics after high school.

Athletics director Carrie Burr report that there are additional student-athletes that are set to participate in athletics next year, however, they are still in the process of deciding which school to attend.


Check out the signing list below:


  • Isle Raftery Babson, Wellesley Mass (Biz. E Beaver) 
  • Handwalla Bwana – UW (Huskies) 
  • Cole Weaver PLU (Lutes) 


  • Rayhmondo Trevino Idaho State (Bengals) 
  • Davine Tullis University of Hawaii (Rainbow Warriors) 
  • Elijah Davis – Central Washington University (Wildcats) 
  • Jack Dinneen Oregon (Ducks – walk on) 
  • Jesse Elion – Scottsdale CC (Fighting Artichokes) 
  • Antione Patton – Scottsdale CC (Fighting Artichokes) 
  • Darrion Peterson – Scottsdale CC (Fighting Artichokes)
  • William Jones (BBQ) – Scottsdale CC (Fighting Artichokes)
  • Fua Ta’ase – Scottsdale CC (Fighting Artichokes)

“I encourage the Ballard community to join me in congratulating these young athletes,” says Burr.

Photo courtesy of Ballard High School Athletics.


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