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by Chris Knight
For The Greer Citizen
Sometimes the fastest car doesn’t always win. At Kentucky Speedway, it did.
The Byrnes football team continued its summer success last weekend, winning a 7-on-7 tournament at North Carolina State University.
The Rebels picked up their first tournament victory of the season earlier this month at Auburn University.
Byrnes was undefeated in the recent tournament finishing 7-0 overall.
Riverside football coach Phil Smith said he was pleased with his team’s showing at a 7-on-7 tournament at Easley High School last Friday.
The Warriors walked away with five wins and Smith said his team will use that as momentum as they continue summer workouts.
Area football teams showcased their talent last Friday at Greer’s annual FCA (Fellowship of Christian Athletes) 7-on-7 tournament.
Yellow Jacket coach Will Young said his guys used the day to get better and work on several key areas.
These past four years have required a lot of growth from Eastside senior linebacker and slot receiver Ty Thomason.
Thomason has started on varsity each year, and he said his maturity has come from watching and learning.
As one of the few returning starters on the Blue Ridge football defense, Eric Diaz knows he is going to have to step up and lead.
The senior linebacker said his team has managed to fill in holes so far this offseason, and expects nothing less heading into the fall.
The Blue Ridge football team is going to demand more of Vonta Jenkins this fall.
Rising Blue Ridge senior Tay Jenkins knows this season is going to require some tough adjustments.
Aside from several coaching changes, the senior receiver is learning to adjust to his new role as an offensive leader.
The Greer American Legion Post 115 junior squad caught fire last week, earning four wins and keeping in contention for home field advantage in the postseason.
Post 115 earned wins over Spartanburg, Gaffney and Union (twice) last week, going 4-1 during a grueling five-game stretch.