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FRANKLINTON - Franklinton softball player Rianna Layton and volleyball player Denise Burk had their signing Wednesday Jan. 9 to take their first step into playing collegiate athletics.

Layton signed with Louisburg College. She played both infield and outfield as a junior last season. Layton registered a batting average of .352 with 20 runs, 19 hits and 13 RBIs, plus a home run.

Burk signed to play for Virginia Union University. The team captain played varsity all four years at Franklinton. As a setter, she has recorded a total of 2,110 assists, 606 digs, 148 aces and 115 kills.