Southern Guilford football player Scotty Wayne was killed in an early morning car crash that also injured his Southern Guilford teammate Darren Garcia. Wayne was an outstanding runningback for the Southern Guilford Storm and he had already committed to East Carolina University and planned to enter there next fall on a football scholarship.
Scotty Wayne was the Steak N Shake player-of-the-Game in our GREENSBOROSports.com AM950 first round high school football playoff game last year at Southern Guilford. Scotty Wayne was scheduled to be one of our guests along with his teammate Darren Garcia on the Footall in Focus Show this upcoming Thursday at Shane’s Rib Shack.
Scotty Wayne was a passenger in the car that crashed headed down Highway 85 toward Charlotte this morning at around 8:45 a.m. Wayne and Garcia were passengers in a car driven by a N.C. A&T student and the guys were said to be headed to Charlotte to watch the A&T-N.C. Central football game.
Darren Garcia is still in the hospital listed in stable condition. Garcia is the Southern Guilford Storm quarterback and he is a very gifted academic student at the Guilford County school and he has received several letters from Ivy League schools.
Wayne along with Garcia were both seniors at Southern Guilford High School. Scotty Wayne died in the early morning car crash and Darren Garcia is still in the hospital listed in stable condition.
from wxii.com, one of the first outlets along with GREENSBOROSports.com to report this story:
HIGH POINT, N.C. — A Guilford high school student was killed in a Saturday morning car crash that injured two others.
Police received a 911 call regarding the crash involving two cars at about 8:45 a.m.
A car driven by North Carolina A&T State University student Deandre Thomas, 18, was traveling north on Interstate 85 before getting onto U.S. Highway 64 in Davidson County.
Police said Thomas fell asleep or blacked out and hit a tree. He was not injured.
However, one passenger in the car — 17-year-old Cameron Scott Wayne — was ejected from the car and died at the scene. Police said he was sitting in the back seat and was not wearing a seatbelt.
Wayne was a football player at Southern Guilford High School.
Darren Garcia, another football player at Southern Guilford, was listed in stable condition at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center.
Another 18-year-old A&T student, whose name was not known, was airlifted to Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center in critical condition.
Another car was involved when the right wheel and trunk of Thomas’ car flew back onto the road when he crashed into the tree. Driver Donald Moses had no injuries.
Scotty Wayne highlights from GREENSBOROSports.com:
Southern Guilford, behind the 4 TDâ€™s from Scotty Wayne, rolled over Southwestern Randolph 41-7 and this game was a blow-out and we thought it might be close with both SG and SWR coming in at (3-1). The Storm are a convincing (4-1) with Wayneâ€™s two rushing touchdowns and the other two coming on passes from SG QB Darren Garcia. Wayne finished with 110 yards on the ground and 91 yards on just three receptions.
Versus Southeast Guilford:Southern would take advantage of a turnover which gave the Storm great field position leading them to their first score of the game, a 2 yard touchdown run by Scottie Wayne.
Versus Trinity:SG was led last night by Scotty Wayne and his 72 yards on 9 carries and he scored one touchdown, and then Warren Scott had TD runs of 23 and 13 and QB Darren Garcia made his usual contribution with a three yard run for a score.
Southern Guilford got three TDâ€™s from Scotty Wayne and quarterback Darren Garcia had another solid outing as the Storm thundered and rolled past Randleman 37-0.
Southern Guilford got a TD pass from their new QB Darren Garcia and he also ran for two scores as SG took out East Davidson 36-10. RB Scotty Wayne had a long run of 73 yards for another Storm touchdown.
Round one playoffs 2007:Last night I was at the Southern Guilford-Eastern Guilford showdown and it ended up 27-15 with the SG Storm out in front. Southern had strong running from Scotty Wayne, who picked up 101 yards alone on two of his touchdown carries. Wayne finished with 124 yards on just 5 carries.