Byrnes LB Travis Thomas seems to have saved his best for last.
Blue Ridge High basketball player Ross Mathis, who surpassed the 1,000-point mark for her career last year, will continue her playing days at Lincoln Memorial University.
Blue Ridge senior pitcher John Mason Reynolds will continue his career on the mound at Newberry College, after signing a letter of intent last week.
Reynolds said Newberry seemed like the right decision.
Blue Ridge senior Alex Williams will continue his career on the diamond at Spartanburg Methodist College (SMC).
Williams, along with three other Tiger athletes, signed his letter of intent last week, making his college decision official.
Blue Ridge baseball standout Robert Westenrieder will continue his career at Newberry College. The senior signed with the school last week.
“It seemed like the best place for me,” Westenrieder said. “I like that it is a smaller-type school. It made me feel wanted. People told me they were glad to have me there.”
Riverside senior Richard DeMatos signed a letter of intent to continue playing lacrosse at Ohio Valley University last week.
Ohio Valley is a NCAA Division II school in Vienna, W. Va. and the lacrosse program is entering its fifth season in 2014.
Riverside volleyball standout Bella Santoro will continue her pursuit for success on the court at Wofford College next season.
The senior signed her national letter of intent last week and said she is eager for the opportunity.
Andrew Delahunty, who has been swimming competitively for more than a decade, will continue his career at Denison University in Granville, Ohio.
He signed with the school last week.
Riverside High has a tradition of golfers moving on to Division I schools.
Jonathan Hardee will continue that tradition as he officially signed with the University of Alabama last week. He chose the school over Clemson, Auburn and South Carolina.
A top-10 student in the senior class at Byrnes High, softball standout Lauren Duggar was looking for a college in which she could excel on the field and in the classroom.
She found such a place in Furman University, and signed with the school last week.