Eastern Hancock senior Emiley Carlton signed her National Letter of Intent to play basketball at Millikin University on Monday. Carlton, who averaged 16.5 points and 7.2 rebounds per game this season, decided to run track again in the spring after helping lead the Royals to a sectional title win over No. 1 Triton Central on Feb. 4.
Above, Carlton talks about her basketball commitment, running track and how she overcame struggles early in her athletic career.
Emiley Carlton, Eastern Hancock
College: Millikin University (Illinois)
Sports: Basketball, Track and Field
Family: Naomi and Tom Carlton, parents; Hailey (19) and Ashley (24) Carlton, sisters.
Kris Mills is a sports writer at Eastside Sports. Follow him on Twitter @KrisMills37.