STUDENTS FROM HICKORY RIDGE & GRANVILLE CENTRAL EARN PERFORMANCE OF THE WEEK AWARDS FOR JANUARY 8-13

CHAPEL HILL— Reigan Richardson from Hickory Ridge High School and Terence Harcum from Granville Central High School have been named recipients of the NCHSAA Performance of the Week awards for the week from January 8-13th.

Each week two athletes in North Carolina High School Athletic Association competition are selected for this award from nominations received from media and school administrators.

Richardson, a freshman on the Ragin’ Bulls basketball team, helped her squad to knock out East Mecklenburg, Central Cabarrus and Porter Ridge during the week. She scored 18 points against East Mecklenburg, adding 3 rebounds and 4 steals in the game. Against Central Cabarrus she shined with 11 points, 8 rebounds and 3 steals. Richardson capped off the week with a 12-point, 9-rebound performance against Porter Ridge.

Harcum, a freshman point guard for the basketball team, lifted Granville Central to a 2-1 record on the week averaging more than 30 points, 5 assists and 7 steals per game. In a road win over Louisburg, Harcum scored 23 points, grabbing four rebounds and tallied 6 assists and steals. He exploded for 36 points in a 79-75 overtime victory over Southern Vance, including hitting a contested three-pointer to send the game to overtime after breaking a double team. He had 32 points, 7 rebounds and 9 steals in a 71-67 loss to Roanoke Rapids.

Weekly recipients will be recognized on the NCHSAA Website and social media pages. They will also be honored at a banquet for all recipients from this year in late April. The deadline for nominations is each Monday at 5 p.m through the online form that can be found here.