2017 Spring All-Area Teams

2017 All-Area Baseball Team

First Team Gavin Kandrick, Skyline Catcher The senior batted .380 with a homer, four doubles, a triple, 15 RBIs and 13 runs scored. Kandrick was a first team All-Conference 28 selection and a second team All-Region 3A East pick. Pearce Bucher, Sherando Infield The junior third baseman ...

2017 Softball Coach of the Year: Ritter pushes Skyline to record season

FRONT ROYAL – John Ritter knew the potential was there for Skyline as his second season as the school’s varsity softball coach approached in 2017. His head coaching debut with the Hawks in 2016 was a successful one as Skyline came within a win  of reaching the program’s first state ...

2017 All-Area Softball Team

First Team Rachel Sirbaugh, Skyline Catcher The sophomore batted .387 with two home runs, four doubles, two triples, 14 RBIs and 14 runs scored. Sirbaugh was a second team All-Conference 28 selection as a designated player. Emma Benson, Skyline Infield The freshman shortstop hit .383 ...

2017 All-Area Boys Soccer Team

First Team J.P. Bennett, Central The senior forward led the area with 26 goals and added five assists for the Falcons. Bennett was a first team All-Bull Run District and All-Conference 35 pick and second team All-Region 2A East. Sean Buono, Sherando The senior forward ranked second in the ...

2017 All-Area Girls Soccer Team

First Team Haley Bischoff, Strasburg The senior goalkeeper led the area with 264 saves and posted two shutouts. Bischoff was a second team All-Region 2A East selection and a first team All-Bull Run District and All-Conference 35 pick. Lauren Cook, Central The junior forward led the ...

Barnes resigns as Skyline baseball coach

Jay Barnes had a tough decision to make at the end of the baseball season. The four-year Skyline head baseball coach was having a hard time juggling his family time and his duties as coach. So on June 2 he resigned as the Skyline baseball coach. Barnes' second child Hank was born last month ...

2017 Girls Track and Field All-Area team

First team Cor'shauna Cunningham, Warren County, throws The junior placed fourth in the Group 3A shot put with a throw of 35-10.50. Cunningham also placed fifth in the discus in the Group 3A meet with a throw of 113-03. Mikayla Helsley, Central, hurdles The sophomore placed eighth in the ...

2017 Boys Track and Field All-Area teams

First team Isaiah Allen, Sherando, throws The sophomore placed second in the shot put at the Group 4A state meet with a throw of 54-03.25. Allen also placed fourth in the discus at the state meet with a throw of 154-09. Wade Banks, Stonewall Jackson, hurdles/jumps The junior placed second ...

2017 All-Area Boys Tennis team

Michael Bellu, Skyline The senior played part of the season at No. 1 singles for the Hawks. He helped lead Skyline to a 6-12 record. The Hawks advanced to the Conference 28 tournament semifinals. Matt Bromley, Central The senior missed part of the year due to injury, but once he came back ...