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White Sox’ ACE program sends 15 more to college

Fifteen high school baseball players signed letters of intent to play in college through the White Sox’ Amateur City Elite program Tuesday.

The Sox’ ACE program has helped 106 players earn scholarships since the program began in 2007.

This year’s class of 15 is the largest yet. Here are the new signees, who participated in a ceremony at U.S. Cellular Field attended by Sox infielder Micah Johnson:

Christian Bullock, Morgan Park (Michigan)

Jalen Cole, Simeon (Harris Stowe)

De’jon Collins, Simeon (Hannibal LaGrange)

Lorenzo Elion, Simeon (Michigan)

Andrew Garcia, Lincoln-Way East (Prairie View A&M).

Tyler Gordon, Simeon (Prairie View A&M)

Bryce Gray, Homewood Flossmoor (Notre Dame)

Jeremy Houston, Mount Carmel (Indiana)

Tyler Laux, Lincoln-Way North (Prairie View A&M)

AJ Lewis Jr., Mount Carmel (Missouri)

Gerald Powell, Kenwood (Illinois-Springfield)

Conor Rektorski, Neuqua Valley (Western Illinois)

Josh Shaw, Morgan Park (Kentucky State)

Austin Straley, DePaul College Prep (Kalamazoo College)

Tavaris Terrell, Simeon (Chicago State)


Kevin Coe is White Sox director of youth baseball initiatives.