2016 Spring All-Area teams

2016 All-Area Baseball Team

First Team Gavin Kandrick, Skyline Catcher The junior batted .444 with five doubles, 16 RBIs and 17 runs scored while helping lead the Hawks to nine wins. Kandrick was a first team all-Conference 28 selection. Cameron Ford, Warren County Infield The junior shortstop batted ...

2016 Baseball Coach of the Year: Smoot kept Rams close through adversity

Strasburg High School assistant baseball coach Joel Morgan said he can’t remember a season during his tenure in which the Rams faced the type of adversity they did in 2016. That adversity began even before the high school baseball season did. In January, the school and the community were ...

2016 All-Area Softball Team

First Team Rachel Sirbaugh, Skyline Catcher The freshman batted .413 with 22 RBIs and 26 runs scored while leading the area in doubles (10). Sirbaugh was a Group 3A all-state second team selection. Makaela Dawkins, Skyline Infield The senior shortstop batted .435 with four ...

2016 All-Area Boys Soccer Team

First Team Sean Buono, Sherando The junior forward finished the season with seven goals and eight assists to lead the Warriors in both categories. Buono, who helped lead Sherando to seven wins. was a first team all-Conference 21 West pick. Justin Carr, Strasburg The senior ...

2016 Boys Soccer Coach of the Year: Poor guides experienced Falcons to success

WOODSTOCK – Ted Poor enters every high school soccer season overly optimistic about his team’s chances for success. It’s an attitude he said he’s had every spring since taking over as Central High School’s varsity boys soccer coach in 2010. This past season, perhaps more than most, ...

2016 All-Area Girls Soccer Team

First Team J.J Dellinger, Stonewall Jackson The sophomore midfielder ranked fifth in the area with 14 goals while also contributing nine assists for the Generals. Dellinger was a first team all-Conference 35 and all-Shenandoah District selection. Olivia Elliott, Sherando The ...

2016 Boys Track All-Area team

First team • Isaiah Allen, Sherando, throws The freshman placed fourth in the shot put in the Group 4A state meet held at Harrisonburg High School. Allen had a throw of 51-00.00 in the state meet. He was third in the event in the region meet. • Donovan Armstrong, Central, ...

2016 Girls Track All-Area team

First team • Donzailya Berg, Sherando, jumps The sophomore finished tied for fifth in the high jump in the Group 4A state meet at Harrisonburg High School with a leap of 5-0. She finished 16th in the Region 4A West meet in the high jump. • Allison Combs, Sherando, throws The senior ...

2016 Girls Track Coach of the Year: Clanahan leads Generals to strong season

QUICKSBURG -- Seven was enough. Stonewall Jackson only had seven girls qualify for the Group 1A state track and field meet, but that was all they needed to finish third. Stonewall Jackson distance coach Mary Clanahan said that it reminded her of another Stonewall Jackson girls track and ...

2016 Boys Tennis All-Area team

First team • Seth Anton, Sherando The senior played at No. 2 singles for the Warriors. He helped lead the Warriors to a five-win season. Anton also played at No. 2 doubles for the Warriors this past year. • Matt Bromley, Central The junior moved from the bottom part of Central’s ...