Recruiting: Lakeshore standout Christian Westcott to play football, baseball for Southeastern Louisiana
The 2019 player of the year in Louisiana high school football is staying close to home for college.
Christian Westcott of Lakeshore High in Mandeville announced Monday that he will attend Southeastern in Hammond.
— Christian Westcott (@cwes2) January 27, 2020
The 6-foot, 210 pounder passed for 2,346 yards including 30 touchdowns and ran for 1,181 yards and 35 additional scores for the Titans this season. He was also was a key figure on defensive, making 47 tackles including 19 for loss with 6.5 sacks, forcing four fumbles and snagging a pair interceptions. Westcott has been a dominant two-way force for multiple prep seasons.
Bringing the potential to play quarterback or strong safety for the Lions, Westcott is also skilled enough athletically to play baseball for SLU’s highly-regarded program. He has pitched, hit and played the field for the Titans. Now SLU football coach Frank Scelfo and baseball coach Matt Riser will enjoy utilizing Westcott’s versatility.
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