Hitting the softball field for the first time at the age of eight, there had to be a sense that Lacey Waldrop was where she belonged. Developing as a pitcher, Waldrop would find her home inside the circle.
Throughout college, Carter battled shoulder injuries for the Tigers. In fact, over his career at Hampden Sydney Carter was able to get just 30 at-bats. In five games of action this season, the senior hit at a .375 clip.
Co-Player of the Year: Bryce Harman, Bird and Jack Roberts, James River
Several athletes from the Village News readership area achieved athletic honors in the Central District for the efforts during the 2013 spring season.
During his career at Bird, Vaughan served as a skilled utility man. As the Trojans primary reserve outfielder, Vaughan hit the ball at a .305 clip during the season. On March 17, in Virginia State’s triumph over Shaw University, Vaughan produced three hits, scoring two runs and a RBI double as the Trojans cruised to a 21-6 victory.
Despite finishing as runner-up in the regular season, the Thomas Dale girls’ soccer team may get another opportunity to defeat Prince George, who won the regular season title in a 5-1 victory in last Thursday’s tiebreaker game, a game that Dale was without star senior forward Regan Flores and sophomore midfielder Jackie Zerull.