HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Report says Lewis leaving Hibriten to become head coach at Chesnee, S.C.

Clay Lewis, head football coach at Hibriten High since 2010, is leaving to become head coach at Chesnee (S.C.) High, a story in the Spartanburg (S.C.) newspaper says.
A look at Lewis’ nine years as Hibriten’s head coach:
Year     Conf. Rec./Finish            Overall
2010        5-1/Second                            12-3*
2011         1-5/Tie, sixth                       x-6-6*
2012        4-2/Tie, second                      7-5*
2013        6-1/Second                             12-2*
2014        3-4/Fifth                                 6-5*
2015         3-4/Tie, fifth                         8-6*
2016         7-0/First                               14-1*
2017        6-0/First                               16-0* (sc)
2018        6-0/First                              14-1*
TOTALS       41-17                               95-29
*–state playoff team; xx-includes two forfeits from Hickory; sc—state 2AA champion.
Notes: Hibriten played in the Northwestern 3A-4A from 2010 through 2016 and in the Northwestern Foothills 2A in 2017 and 2018.
SOURCE: HobbsDailyReport.com research and files.


LENOIR – Clay Lewis is leaving Hibriten High as head football coach to take the same position at Chesnee High in South Carolina, the Spartanburg (S.C.) Herald-Journal is reporting.


Lewis has been head coach at Hibriten since replacing retiring Chuck Cannon in 2010.

It’s unclear if and when Lewis resigned his position at Hibriten.

An e-mail inquiry on Monday from HobbsDailyReport.com asking Hibriten’s athletic department if the school had a resignation from Lewis said: “No we do NOT! And information would be released if we did!”

The Herald-Journal story (https://www.goupstate.com/sports/20190326/chesnee-finds-its-football-coach-in-clay-lewis) said Lewis was officially announced as Chesnee’s new head coach on Tuesday night. He replaces Bill Owens, who resigned after two seasons.




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