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Football recruiting: Xenia speedster going SEC

Xenia receiver Meechi Harris has committed to play football at Kentucky. 

The 6-foot-2, 180-pounder announced his decision on Twitter. 

He is the No. 22 prospect in the state of Ohio according to the 247Sports Composite rankings and had a large offer list coming out of spring.

Harris is one of three area players currently committed to the Wildcats, joining Lakota West teammates Xavier Peters and Tyler Bentley. 

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Wayne defensive end Alex Reigelsperger was set to go to Lexington but re-opened his recruiting and quickly settled on Minnesota instead

So far a loaded 2018 class in the area has produced at least 20 Division I commits

Harris has caught 15 passes for 268 yards and three touchdowns this season for the ground-oriented Buccaneers, who switched to the triple-option under new coach Trace Smitherman

As a junior, Harris caught 10 touchdowns passes and scored four more times on returns -- two punts and two kickoffs. 

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