On Wednesday May 16, 2013 Samantha Payne, signed a National Letter of Intent to continue her fast pitch softball career with the University of the Cumberlands. Samantha a.k.a. “Sam” has been a vital player for the Lady Rocket Softball team during her career. Her athletic abilities are evenly matched with her team leadership skills.
In the photo: FRONT ROW Helen Abney (aunt), Scott Payne (father), Sam, Sandra Burke (mother)
STANDING: Nick Williams (RCHS Assistant Coach), Angie Dean (University of the Cumberlands Head Coach), Matt Brown (RCHS Head Coach), and Vanessa Bowling (RCHS Assistant Coach)