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Posted On: 10/6/20 9:34 PM

South Carolina Top 5 High School Talent Classes: Dutch Fork


Next in the series we take a look at Dutch Fork who has several players on the radar.


Their head coach is Tom Knotts, 2020 National High School Football Coach of the Year after leading his team to a fourth straight state title in the state’s largest class. This finish led them to finish No. 11 in the High School Football America Top 100 rankings and No. 15 in the USA TODAY Super 25. Last season was Knotts’ 12th state title after he won six titles at Independence and one at West Charlotte.


Leading this group is wide receiver Elijah SpencerElijahSpencer6'2" | WRDutch Fork | 2021StateSC (6’2, 190) who is committed to Charlotte. Spencer was second on the team with 50 catches for 843 yards and nine touchdowns in 2019. Before committing to Charlotte he had offers from Coastal Carolina, Georgia Southern, Kent State, and Eastern Michigan.  He is rated the #12 receiver and #42 overall prospect in the state.


Next on our list is athlete Will TaylorWillTaylor5'10" | WRDutch Fork | 2021StateSC (5’10, 160) who played quarterback at Ben Lippen in 2019 where he threw for 1,647 yards passing and 1,549

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