Braxton Cottongame inks with Kentucky baseball

HAZARD, Ky. (WYMT) - Perry Central baseball's Braxton Cottongame officially signed with Kentucky baseball Monday afternoon.

Cottongame, who is a pitcher and an outfielder for the Commodores, will play baseball with Nick Mingione and the Wildcats next season.

For his signing day, friends and family were in attendance as well as his teammates at Perry Central.

Cottongame said that his signing day was the most special day of his life.

He added, "Just because I've signed to Kentucky doesn't mean I can quit now. I'm going for the top of the charts, I'm going for the major leagues. I'm going to try my best to go. So this is a special day, but it's not the end."

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