2016 Randolph-Henry Fall Sports Reception

Published 11:13 am Wednesday, November 23, 2016

Randolph-Henry High School celebrated the success of its fall sports teams during a reception held last week.

The teams involved hailed from the sports of football, golf, cross country and volleyball.

From the varsity football squad, Chris Powell was honored as the Offensive Most Valuable Player, Tyrie Blow-Tydings was named Defensive Most Valuable Player and Harmon Boyd was named Most Improved.

From the junior varsity football team, Daniel Parrish received the Coaches’ Award and John Chaney received the Leadership Award.

The golf team, which finished as the 2016 Virginia High School League Group 2A state runner-up, won the Region 2A East Championship, the James River District Championship and the Quad Rivers Conference 34 Championship, and the team’s honorees included Mitch Dunn, receiving the Coaches’ Award; George Thomas Sandridge, named Most Improved; and Gunnar Lacks and Matthew Myers, both receiving Most Valuable Player honors.

Award winners from the cross country program included Sarah Grissom, named Most Improved; Lindy Newcomb and Michael Nichols, who both received the Coaches’ Award; and Nasheim Pettus and Alena Latysheva, who both were named Runner of the Year after serving as leaders on the boys and girls teams this season.

From the varsity girls volleyball team, Kendall Bowman and JaKya Pettus each received the Coaches’ Award, and Kimmi Horsfall garnered the Defensive Award.

On the junior varsity girls volleyball team, Michaela Miller was the recipient of the Best Teammate Award, while Morgan Mason was named the squad’s Most Valuable Player.DSC_0625 DSC_0630 DSC_0632 DSC_0634