Merkel's Colton Hilburn commits to Texas State

Finished 2nd at UIL State golf tournament

Merkel's Colton Hilburn makes college...

MERKEL, Texas - Early signing period hit the nation on Wednesday, and with it one Merkel senior golfer made his intentions known of where hell attend college and continue his athletic career.


Colton Hilburn, a senior stand-out on the Badger golf team, has chosen to continue his career at Texas State next fall. Hilburn comes off a huge year on the high school level, finishing second at the UIL State tournament in May after winning a playoff.


Hilburn also won the AJGA West Texas Jr. Open earlier this summer, in addition to other top finishes in Junior golf tournaments.

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