Posted: Friday, September 23, 2016
This weeks GCS “Players of the Week” features an unbeaten tennis player ranked amongst the best in the state and a football player who helped lead his team to victory in a huge rivalry game.
Cathy Chi, Southside Tennis – Cathy has started the 2016 season unbeaten in matches, which has her ranked amongst the best in the state in Class AAA tennis.
Jahmein Dendy, Greenville Football – Jahmein carried the ball 26 times for 288 yards and 3 touchdowns to help lead the Red Raiders to victory over rival JL Mann. Greenville is off to a 4-0 start this season.
Congratulations to Cathy and Jahmein!
And congratulations to our other finalists who were nominated by their coaches and athletic directors:
Adam Henderson, Berea Football – 8 tackles, 1 TFL vs Chesnee
Kynleigh Mobley, Berea Volleyball – Recognized as team leader for her effort in matches last week
Sonny Stevens, Blue Ridge Football – 12 receptions, 123 yards and 1 TD
Quinna White, Blue Ridge Volleyball – 12 aces, 19 kills last week
Frank Lindsey, Carolina Football – Plays OL and DL, played entire game and recorded 6 solo tackles
Tiquasha Hagood, Carolina Cross Country – Ran 34:20, reducing her personal best by more than 5 minutes
Jordan Morgan, Eastside Football – 356 total yards, 2 passing touchdowns and 3 rushing touchdowns in victory
Riley Parker, Eastside Swim – 1st place in 200IM, 100 Backstroke and anchored two relay teams to 1st place finishes
Kala Meadows, Greenville Cheer – Team leader who excels in classroom and has great attitude
Travigea Ware, Greer Football – 8 solo tackles, 3 assists, 1 TFL and 1 forced fumble
Bryan Leavitt, Hillcrest Cross Country – Finished 2nd at Zaxby’s Invitational, pacing Rams to team title
Jalyn Talbert & Tegan Abson, Hillcrest Tennis – Down a set and trailing 1-4, rallied to defeat Greenwood and clinch first team win over Greenwood in five years
Rachel Sadler, JL Mann Volleyball – 29 kills and 6.5 blocks in three matches last week.
Andrew Wetzel, Mauldin Cross Country – 16:18 5K time at Lake Murray Invitational
Emily Dunlap, Mauldin Golf – Shot 1-under 35 to lead Mavericks to 189-190 win over Wade Hampton
Kris White, Riverside Football – 3 receptions, 106 yards and 2 touchdowns
Abigail Smith, Riverside Cross Country – Ran 18:11 at Lake Murray Invitational to finish runner-up and set 4th fastest time in school history
Austin Calvera, Travelers Rest Swim – Co-captain and team leader for schools inaugural swim team. Swims 50 Free and anchors 200 Free Relay
John Ward, Wade Hampton Cross Country – Finished as Silver Medalist at Lake Murray Invitational with a new school record 15:38
Audra McSharry, Wade Hampton Swim – Qualified for state in 200 Free, 500 Free and 100 Fly
Deonte Luster, Woodmont Football – 19 carries for 183 yards and 2 touchdowns in win over Wren