Battlefield High School junior Jenna Daunt has been named to the Allstate All-American list for high school soccer.
Daunt is one of 250 boys and girls players from the fall and spring seasons selected to the team. A junior, Daunt has committed to the U.S. Naval Academy.
The top 80 players on the list – 40 male and 40 female – will be invited to compete in the inaugural Allstate Cup July 31 in Orlando, The top 80 will also be honored during halftime of the 2019 MLS All-Star Game.
Adams to compete in UA All-American Game
Woodbridge junior Reuben Adams Jr. will join teammate Antoine Sampah (LSU commit) and head coach Gary Wortham at the 2020 Under Armour All-American Football Game in Orlando, Fla. Adams received his invitation Monday.
Adams committed to Penn State April 13 as an offensive lineman. He is rated the No. 10 player in Virginia by Rivals.com.
Adams and Sampah are the first-ever local high school teammates to participate in the same prep postseason all-American football game.
They are also the second and third Woodbridge players to compete in the Under Armor game. Current Detroit Lion Da’Shawn Hand is the other.
Hylton graduate current Penn State running back Ricky Slade and Stonewall Jackson graduate and current Washington Redskin Tim Settle also have competed in the UA game.
Coffey heads to D3 Super Regional
Osbourn graduate Brittany Coffey helped the University of Lynchburg's softball team knocked off two-time defending champion Virginia Wesleyan over the weekend to win the Division III Virginia Beach softball regional.
The 18th ranked Hornets host a super regional this weekend when they meet Emory University in a best-of-three series.
Wright joins Virginia’s staff
Forest Park graduate Monica Wright is the newest member of the University of Virginia’s women’s basketball staff. Wright’s hire was announced Monday.
Wright, who is the Cavaliers’ all-time leading scorer and a three-time all-American, spent this past season as an assistant on Liberty University’s staff.
Gatewood named all-tournament
Potomac graduate Blake Gatewood was selected to the Region XX Division III all-tournament team Tuesday. The freshman pitcher helped Prince George’s Community College (Md.) win the tournament. Prince George’s captured the title Tuesday with a 13-inning victory over CCAC Boyce 5-2.