The East-West showdown in football is the highlight of every Virginia High School Coaches Association All-Star week. The East’s fortunes in this year’s game will depend mightily on the performance of the Peninsula District, which put nine players and two coaches on the roster.
Below is a list of Peninsula District representation, as well as a listing of other area players and coaches, in this year’s VHSCA All-Star contest, set for July 9-13 in Newport News and Hampton.
BOYS BASKETBALL, Monday, July 9, Christopher Newport University, 8:30 p.m.: Jahmante Jackson (Hampton) and Cameron Perry (Hampton); other area reps are Dominique Williams (Charles City), Kevin Barnes (Grafton), Coach Jeremy Jordan (Grafton) and Coach Sharone Bailey (Charles City).
GIRLS BASKETBALL, Monday, July 9, Christopher Newport University, 6:30 p.m.: LaQuanda Younger (Warwick), Taiyanah Scott (Warwick) and Lisa Saunders (Hampton). Other area rep is Tatyana Calhoun (Sussex Central).
GIRLS SOCCER, Wednesday, July 11, CNU, 5:30 p.m.: No PD players; other area reps are Jayleyn Coates (Jamestown), Sydney Omweg (Tabb), Morgan Singer (Grafton) and Nicolette Young (Jamestown).
BOYS SOCCER, Wednesday, July 11, CNU, 7:30 p.m.: No PD players; other area reps are Dan Geyer (Jamestown), Patrick Kelly (Jamestown), Tory Schneider (Lafayette) and Coach Bobby O'Brien (Jamestown).
BASEBALL, Wednesday, July 11, War Memorial Stadium, 7 p.m.: Justin Carter (Woodside) and Josh Moore (Menchville); other area reps are Brink Ambler (Jamestown), Robbie Hiser (Grafton), Tim Kelly (York), TJ Rinoski (York), Kyri Washington (Grafton) and Coach Rusty Ingram (York).
SOFTBALL, Thursday, July 12, CNU, 10:30 p.m.: Hannah Joyce (Gloucester), and Bria Mizell (Menchville); other area reps are Chelsi Blake (Middlesex) and Maggie Tyler (Poquoson).
VOLLEYBALL, Thursday, July 12, CNU, 2:30 p.m.: No PD players; other area reps are Anne Knowlton (Jamestown), Emily Ortiz (Jamestown), Coach Pat Moughon (Mathews) and Coach Tom Stephenson (Jamstown).
FOOTBALL, Friday July 13, Darling Stadium, 7:30 p.m.: Chris Flood (Hampton), Willie Davis (Bethel), Justin Lyles (Phoebus), Jeremy Eubank (Hampton), Rashawn Proctor (Bethel), Justin McFadden (Woodside), Kavon Bellamy (Hampton), Devin Claiborne (Kecoughtan), Andy Ruckman (Woodside), Rakheemis Jackson (Phoebus), Coach Stan Sexton (Phoebus) and Coach Danny Dodson (Woodside); other area reps are De'Arius Olvis (Bruton), Rodney Smith (Jamestown) and Thomas Smith (Lafayette).Copyright © 2015, Los Angeles Times