HARTSVILLE, S.C. – Six Hartsville athletes representing four sports signed their national letters of intent to continue their careers in college.
Those signing were Wednesday in the Hartsville Arena were Brittney Cothran, softball at USC-Sumter; Caleb Caldwell, soccer at Newberry; McKensey Bizzell, golf at Spartanburg Methodist; Trevor Gerard, golf at Erskine. Curtis Thompson, football at Wingate, and Tiyon Evans, football at Hutchinson Community College. Also, Mac Cranford will be a preferred walk-on for Clemson's football team.
Caldwell is entering his senior season this month. So far, however, he has netted 32 career goals in three seasons to go with 33 assists. Caldwell also spent the last two seasons involved in the kicking duties for the Red Foxes football team.
Cranford was an offensive linemen and one of the unsung workhorses of any football team. Cranford played virtually every interior lineman position for a team with repeated playoff appearances.
Evans had a record-setting senior year accomplishing over 1,000 yards pass and 1,000 yards rushing. Both marks have never been accomplished before this year. There are numerous records that have Evans’ name on them.
He scored 13 touchdowns through the air, 25 rushing and three on kickoff returns
Thompson was fourth in tackles for a staunch defense in the 2018 campaign. He also registered three sacks, 11 tackles for loss and five QB pressures.
Gerard is a three-year player for HHS. He is a two-time All Region selectee and has placed as high as fourth in Lower State and tied for 22 nd at state. His lowest match score is a 35 and has carded a 72 twice in his careet.