eaBy RICK PETERSON
Topeka High multi-sport standout Adisyn Caryl has signed a softball letter of intent with Illinois.
Caryl has helped the Trojans win back-to-back Class 6A state softball championships and has also made multiple state appearances in tennis and basketball.
Caryl earned All-Shawnee County, All-Centennial League and All-Class 6A first-team honors last spring for the Trojans.
Adisyn Caryl will join older sister Zoe at Illinois.
Rural's Beck, Rohn sign soccer letters with Washburn -- Washburn Rural senior goalkeeper Hailey Beck and senior forward/midfielder Mackinly Rohn have signed letters of intent with Washburn University's soccer program.
Beck and Rohn helped the Junior Blues post a second-place finish in the 6A state tournament last spring and a third-place state finish in 2021.
Beck recorded 12 shutouts in goal last season and was named to the All-Centennial League second team as a junior.
Beck was also a multi-time 6A state qualfiier in tennis.
Rohn scored nine goals with 13 assists at forward and midfield as a junior as the Junior Blues posted a 17-3-1 record.
Rohn received All-Centennial League honorable mention last spring.
T-Bird duo signs volleyball letters of intent -- Shawnee Heights senior volleyball standouts Emily Loy and Taylor Rottinghaus are scheduled to sign college letters of intent at 2:45 p.m. Wednesday in the Heights cafeteria.
Rottinghaus will sign with Washburn University while Loy is also headed to the MIAA, signing with Missouri Western.
Loy was an All-Shawnee County first-team pick as a junior and received All-United Kansas Conference second-team honors this past season.
Loy registered 285 kills and 35 total blocks as a senior while also contributing 225 digs, 31 assists and 19 aces on 97.1-percent serve efficiency.
Rottinghaus was named to the All-UKC first team and was named the conference defensive player of the year as a senior.
Rottinghaus recorded 376 digs and 75 assists while registering 22 service aces on 94.5-percent serve efficiency.
Trojans' Shields to sign with Kansas City -- Topeka High senior basketball standout Faith Shields is scheduled to sign a letter of intent with Kansas City University, formerly UMKC, at 6 p.m. Nov. 16 in the THS student cafeteria.
Shields, a guard, received All-Shawnee County and All-Centennial League honorable mention a year ago.
Also a soccer standout for the Trojans, Shields has helped Topeka High earn three straight Class 6A state tournament berths in basketball.
Silver Lake's Ross signs volleyball letter with Iowa Wesleyan -- Silver Lake senior volleyball standout Leah Cook, a senior outside hitter, has signed a letter of intent with Iowa Wesleyan.
A second-team All-Mid-East League selection as a senior, Cook registered 200 kills on the season.