RecruitDiaries.com is a partner of USA TODAY High School Sports. Here is the latest installment from Brendan Radley-Hiles, a cornerback in the Class of 2018 from Bishop Gorman (Las Vegas) who has decided to transfer.
Bookie here with my fourth installment of my RecruitDiary, and I have some big new that I want to share with the world. Before I get into that though, I want to recap a little bit of what has happened since the last time I wrote. Our Bishop Gorman team ended the season undefeated and claimed our second straight national title. We steam rolled through our tough schedule and claimed yet another state championship. In five-playoff game we scored 257 points and only allowed 64 points. Overall an amazing year for not just our team, but for me personally; I started for the team at cornerback and also played some slot receiver for our team. I was really encouraged with my performance this year and I am already looking forward to next year.
All good things must come to an end, and the same is true for my time at Bishop Gorman. I decided that I would transfer January 29, 2016. After talking with my brothers, mother, and the rest of my family, I decided that transferring back home to California would be best for my family and me. The time I spent at Gorman is something that I will always look back on as one of the best times of my life, but I needed to start a new chapter and transferring was my way of doing so. There were a number of reasons for the transfer but one reason was clear and stood out. FAMILY. Family is the biggest part of my life, and I just felt like that I needed to be closer to my family in California. While my friends and teammates at Gorman will be part of my extended family forever they couldn’t replace the need to be close to my family.
Bishop Gorman will always hold a special place in my heart and I will always remember my amazing times and the amazing people I met there. I am going to miss my friends the most. The times we had meant the world to me, I will never forget our adventures. I am going to miss the weight room, and the lockeroom. There are too many stories about what went on in those rooms wit my teammates, my brothers. There will never be anything more fun than dancing with my best friends.
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