High School Sports

INSIDE LOOK: Rock Hill South Pointe


Head coach: Strait Herron (Fifth year at South Pointe)

2014 record: 12-3

Key returning starters: Chris Smith, Sr, CB/WR (5-11, 175); Nick McCloud, Sr., CB/WR (6-

3, 175); Josh Wilkes, Sr., WR (6-2, 175); Zaylin Burris, Sr., LB/RB/QB (5-11, 190); Greg Ruff,

Sr., QB (5-9, 170).

Key newcomers: Derion Kendrick, Soph., FS/WR (6-1, 175); Elijah Adams, Soph., DE, (6-1,

220); Keshawn Veal, Soph., DE (6-2, 215).

Returning starters: 11

Returning lettermen: 40

Outlook: The defending S.C. 3A state champions won their final 10 straight games in 2014 and

have 11 starters, including QB Greg Ruff (S.C. 3A offensive player of the year), back to go for a

repeat performance.