Rock Hill a Hotbed for 2006

Rock Hill standout Tori Childers is being recruited for both football and basketball, and Clemson is one of the schools showing early interest in both sports. <BR><BR> CUTigers.com has the latest in this recruiting update. <BR>

Tori Childers
6-6, 215, 4.6
Rock Hill High School
Rock Hill, South Carolina

The 6-foot-6, 215 pound prospect had a very impressive junior season on the field for Rock Hill High. "Yeah, I had 29 catches for 650 yards. I also had 11 touchdowns," Childers told CUTigers.com in a recent interview.

Childers may not have any offers yet, but he's already receiving interest from several schools. "I don't have any offers yet. I'm getting interest from South Carolina, Clemson, Auburn, Virginia Tech and Florida State for football," said Childers.

When asked if he has any early favorites, Childers responded, "Not yet. I want to wait and see who offers."

The strengths are numerous for the talented athlete. "I am very coachable. I use the field well. I have good field vision. I am also a playmaker. I want to work on my agility during my senior year," said the Rock Hill standout.

"I went to junior day at North Carolina yesterday. I think I am going to see Virginia Tech on April 24."

The star athlete also had an impressive season on the court for Rock Hill. "I'm getting ready for AAU basketball now. I made All-region this year. I averaged 17 points and 12 rebounds.

"I want to play both sports in college. I'm getting looks for both sports. Virginia Tech, Wake Forest, North Carolina Charlotte, Syracuse, Illinois and Clemson are showing interest for basketball."

Which sport will be the most important as the prize recruit decides where to attend college? "Honestly my first love is basketball. I don't really care which sport. I just want to get a good education. Either one that gets me to a school where I can get a good education," added Childers.

We will continue to keep you updated on this outstanding athlete from South Carolina, right up through signing day 2005.

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