Whitfield signs basketball scholarship

Amaysia Whitfield, seated; center, was surrounded by her family and coaches Wednesday, Aug. 14, when she signed a basketball scholarship with LBW Community College. Amaysia graduated in May from Elba High School. She is the third daughter of Nick and Angel Whitfield of Elba to sign a college basketball scholarship.

Former Elba Lady Tigers standout Amaysia Whitfield, a 2019 graduate of Elba High School, signed a basketball scholarship with LBW Community College earlier this month. The official signing was held Wednesday, Aug. 14, at Elba High School. Lady Tigers basketball coach Shaun Hammonds said Amaysia is the third daughter of Nick and Angel Whitfield of Elba to receive a college basketball scholarship. Her sister, Jacquetta Daniels-Whitfield, signed in 2012 with Alabama Southern of Monroeville, Ala., and sister, Ajaspin Whitfield, signed in 2015 to play with Faulkner State Community College in Bay Minette, Ala. “I’m very proud of Amaysia for this achievement,” Hammonds said. “I wish her the best at the next level!”

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