Patterson High basketball standout Taylan Grogan signed a national letter of intent Friday at Patterson High to play college hoops at Louisiana College in Pineville. Front row, from left, are Sally Grogan, grandmother; Brayden Clarkston, brother; Charles Grogan, grandfather; Taylan Grogan; and Chelsea Grogan, mother. On the back row, from left, are Mark Spradling, Patterson High assistant principal; Ryan Taylor,
Patterson High School basketball coach; C.L. Grogan, uncle; Rachael Sanders, Patterson High School principal; and Jermaine Grimm, former Patterson assistant coach. (The Daily Review/Corwin Murray)
Patterson High standout point guard Taylan Grogan had his dream come true Friday, signing a national letter of intent to play college basketball at Louisiana College in Pineville.
The Patterson Lumberjacks postseason run came to an end Friday in Monroe as the No. 5 seed Lumberjacks fell to No. 4 Wossman in the quarterfinal round of the Class 3A playoffs.
Patterson High School’s Kenneth Washington attempts a shot during the Lumberjacks Class 3A Regional Round contest against Green Oaks Tuesday. Patterson, the No. 5 seed in Class 3A, will hit the road for the first time when it
travels to take on No. 4 Wossman Friday in a 7 p.m. contest. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)
For the current group of Patterson High School basketball players, the team is in unchartered waters.