Elite high school football camp: Players seek to jump-start prospects
More than 100 high school football players from around the region braved cold and rainy conditions at Garinger High for a day of skills and competitions to hopefully jump-start or enhance their college recruiting.
Independence High QB Luke McPhail was supposed to split time with Davyne "Flash" Simpson this season, but after Simpson tragically passed away at 16, McPhail was suddenly the lone starter, and he's thriving.
Davidson Day's Mallorie Haines, daughter of a NASCAR crew chief, was one of the nation's most prolific scorers as a freshman. She trains with former UNC, NBA point guard Jeff McInnis. She's being recruited by schools like South Carolina and Kentucky.
Mallard Creek football coach Mike Palmieri talks about Saturday's game against two-time reigning S.C. 5A champion Dutch Fork at Memorial Stadium in Charlotte. Former Independence coach Tom Knotts coaches Dutch Fork.