Blythewood announces new Hall of Fame class

BLYTHEWOOD – The Blythewood Athletic Hall of Fame announce its third annual class of inductees last week.  The Hall of Fame Class of 2022 will include former Bengal football player Marquan Jones, softball player Lindsey Trombley and golfer Hunter Watkins.  An induction ceremony will take place on Thursday, Oct. 13 at Blythewood High School. The inductees will also be recognized at halftime of Blythewood’s football game against Clover on Friday, Oct. 14. 

Marquan Jones, Class of 2008, played wide receiver for the Bengals from 2005-2007. Jones helped lead the Bengals to the 2006 AAA State Championship, establishing school records for every receiving category while at the school, including tying a national record with eight receiving touchdowns in a game against Blue Ridge.  A Shrine Bowl selection, Jones earned All-Region and All-State honors in his time at Blythewood and played football at Clemson University after graduation. 

Linsey Trombley, Class of 2007, played for the award-winning Bengal softball team from 2006-2007.  Trombley helped lead the new program to region championships in each of the first two seasons of the school’s existence. Trombley earned All-Region and All-State honors as a Bengal and was selected to play in the North/South All-Star Game.  An All-American Scholar Athlete, Trombley held many school records upon graduation.  After Blythewood, Trombley attended Presbyterian College.  Trombley is currently enlisted in the Army where she has received numerous awards and decorations for exemplary service.

Hunter Watkins, Class of 2007, was the first golfer in school history to win a State Championship, earning the 2007 AAA Individual State Championship title.  Watkins earned five varsity letters during his high school career, including earning the last two at Blythewood High School.  Watkins earned All-State honors in 2006 and 2007 by finishing in the Top 10 of the AAA State Golf Championship, winning in 2007.  Watkins was also the Class of 2007’s salutatorian. 

For more information about the Hall of Fame or to view past inductees and qualifications/requirements, visit  www.BlythewoodBengals.com/HOF

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