Wednesday was National Signing Day part 2, and Richmond Hill High School seniors Jaylen Rouse and Tavion Chini inked national letters of intent in an afternoon ceremony at the high school’s media center. Rouse, a 5-foot-11, 180 pound running back, signed with Tennessee State, while Chini, a 6-3, 180 pound wide receiver, signed with Savannah State.
Rouse ran for 1,754 yards and 24 touchdowns to help power the Wildcats to the Class AAAAAA semifinals for the first time in the program’s history.
Chini had 18 catches for 181 years and two touchdowns for the Wildcats.
Bryan County High School did not announce any football signings.
Lady Redskins in semis
The Bryan County High School girls basketball team has been ranked in the state Class AA top 10 for much of the year and got an automatic berth into the region 2-AA semifinals.
The 21-4 Lady Redskins are the No. 2 seed and will play Friday against a team to be determined. The tournament is in Metter.
The Bryan County boys team was knocked out of the tournament by Metter, 61-33 on Tuesday.