By Katie Smythe
alexandrianews.org

The Alexandria Sportsman's Club held its 63rd annual banquet on May 29 to honor outstanding student-athletes in the City of Alexandria. In total, 32 students were selected as Athletes of the Year – 31 athletes for 27 sports from the four area high schools plus one youth athlete from recreational sports. ASC also awarded $30,000 in scholarships to 15 college-bound seniors. In addition, ASC recognized a Coach of the Year and Sportsman of the Year.

ESPN sports analyst LaChina Robinson (T.C. Williams alum) was honored as the ASC 2018 Hall of Fame inductee. John Riggins, former Washington Redskins MVP, was the guest speaker at this year’s awards banquet.

Athlete of the Year Awards

Cross Country
Audrey Androus, St. Stephen’s & St. Agnes School
Lena Cromley, T.C. Williams High School

Field Hockey
Taylor Henriksen, St. Stephen’s & St. Agnes School
Eleanor Winants, Episcopal High School

Golf
Deion Sanchez-Viafara, T.C. Williams High School

Volleyball
Claire Farrell, Bishop Ireton High School

Football
Myles Stone-Dowdy, T.C. Williams High School

Cheerleading
Katherine Euceda, T.C. Williams High School

Girls Basketball
Akunna Konkwo, Bishop Ireton High School
Trinity Palacio, T.C. Williams High School

Boys Basketball
Xavier Johnson, Episcopal High School

Girls Swimming
Shannon Foster, St. Stephen’s & St. Agnes School

Boys Swimming
Andrew Revers, St. Stephen’s & St. Agnes School

Diving
Claire Fergusson, St. Stephen’s & St. Agnes School

Squash
Keil Reedich, Episcopal High School

Wrestling
Zion Lee, St. Stephen’s & St. Agnes School

Ice Hockey
Jack Lambeth, St. Stephen’s & St. Agnes School

Girls Tennis
Peyton Hensley, St. Stephen’s & St. Agnes School

Boys Tennis
Chris Rainey, St. Stephen’s & St. Agnes School

Baseball
Ben Wilson, T.C. Williams High School

Softball
Madeline Gyllenhoff, T.C. Williams High School

Girls Lacrosse
Annie Dyson, St. Stephen’s & St. Agnes School
Madison Mote, Bishop Ireton High School

Boys Lacrosse
Ricky Miezan, Episcopal High School

Rugby
William Murphy, T.C. Williams High School

Girls Soccer
Claire Constant, T.C. Williams High School

Boys Soccer
Tyler Smith, St. Stephen’s & St. Agnes School

Girls Track & Field
Nyla Ward, T.C. Williams High School

Boys Track & Field
Jordan Walker, St. Stephen’s & St. Agnes School

Girls Crew
Grace Vannatta, T.C. Williams High School

Boys Crew
Sean Gibbons, Bishop Ireton High School

Recreational Sports
Madesen Lynch, Lyles-Crouch Traditional Academy

Coach of the Year
Michael Hughes, T.C. Williams Track & Field Head Coach

Sportsman of the Year
Andy Hall, Alexandria Sportsman's Club

Hall of Fame Award
LaChina Robinson, T.C. Williams High School – Class of 1998, Alexandria’s Athletic Hall of Fame – 2014 Inductee (Basketball)

Scholarship Winners

Bishop Ireton High School
John Dyke, Soccer
Marjalena Garlock, Field Hockey
Madison Mote, Lacrosse
Henry Somerville, Football

Episcopal High School
Paige Hathaway, Track
Lilly Wilcox, Soccer / Softball

St. Stephen’s & St. Agnes School
Taylor Henriksen, Field Hockey

T.C. Williams High School
Ellie Bernstein, Volleyball / Soccer
Tess Collard, Lacrosse
Isabella Diz, Field Hockey
Madeline Gyllenhoff, Volleyball
Sophie Johnson, Field Hockey
Connor McGivern, Crew
Isabella Ponzi, Soccer
Ben Wilson, Baseball

ASC Athletes of the Year

 

ASC Scholarship Recipients