Granville Central trackters headed to ACC and SEC
February 2, 2012By Charles Alston of North Carolina
STEM - Two Granville Central senior track stars are headed to the ACC and the SEC - running for teams that are bitter in-state rivals.
Granville Central head track coach Raymond Noel announced Wednesday that Tevin Hester has signed to run for Clemson University. Brianna Haith inked to run for the University of South Carolina.
"I'm very proud of Tevin, this is a great accomplishment for him," Noel said. "He has worked extremely hard for four years. He is the ultimate competitor. It was my pleasure to have been able to coach him.
"I'm very proud and excited about Brianna signing to run for South Carolina," Noel added. "She is a natural talent with a very large upside. It has been my pleasure to have coached her."
Here are some stats on the dynamic duo:
Hester's personal best:
100 Meter - 10.5
200 Meter - 21.17
55 Meter (Indoor Track) 6.35
300 Meter (Indoor Track) 35.84
Two-Time Carolina 12 Conference Runner of the Year (2010, 2011)
2011 High School Track All American
2010, 2011 All-State Track Runner
2011 100 Meter Champion at the Phoenix (Elon University) Invitational
2012 55 Meter Champion at the Tar Heel Classic (Indoor Meet)
Two-time NCHSAA State runner-up in the 100 Meter Dash ( 2010, 2011)
Two-time NCHSAA State runner-up in the 200 Meter Dash ( 2010, 2011)
2010, 2011 Carolina 12 All-Conference selection in football
2011 Carolina 12 All Conference selection in basketball
Haith's personal best
100 Meter- 12.02
200 Meter- 23.80
400 Meter - 54.45
Long Jump - 17'11"
55 Meter - 7.22 (Indoor Track)
300 Meter - 40.02 (Indoor Track)
Two-time NCHSAA State Champion in the 400 Meters (Current State Record Holder) (2009, 2010)
2010 NCHSAA State Champion in the 200 Meters (Current State Record Holder)
2010 NCHSAA State Champion in the Long Jump
2010 - 2nd Place finish in the 400 Meter Dash at The International Scholastic Meet, Puerto Rico
2010 - National Champion in the 200 Meter
2010 - High School Indoor/Outdoor All-American