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Baron players earn James River All-District honors

SoVaNow.com / May 30, 2018


Several players with Bluestone spring sports programs have received James River District All-District recognition.

In baseball, Josh Hite was named to the first team as a designated hitter. Hite, a sophomore this season, provided Bluestone with valuable offense throughout the season.

The JRD Player of the Year in baseball was Wyatt Murray, a graduating senior at Goochland.

The varsity girls’ soccer program earned the most honors, placing three athletes on the All-District first team and one on the second. Selected to the first team were defender Charlotte Bradshaw, forward Ashlyn Knott and midfielder Ann Taylor Williamson. Midfielder Erin Strider earned second team recognition.

The girls’ Player of the Year was Jaylene Lopez, a junior at Goochland. JRD Coach of the Year was Madeline Buczek of Prince Edward.

Boys’ soccer had three players named to the JRD first team unit. Cooper Carter (forward), Evan Newton (midfielder), and Dale Sturdifen Jr. (defender) earned first team recognition.

JRD Player of the Year was Zach Gordon of Goochland. Gordon’s coach, Jaime Lopez was Coach of the Year.

Bluestone softball also had three players named to the JRD Second Team with Katlyn Shanklin (pitcher), Hannah Mull (shortstop) and Sophie Sherwood (outfield) receiving the honors.



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