Athletes commit to colleges

Spiers, who was the Central District and Village News baseball player of the year as a junior committed to Randolph-Macon recently to play at the next level. According to the Matoaca coaching staff, the senior is the definition of a Warrior and has shown it on the field this season, hitting .474 with five doubles, three triples, a home run and 14 RBI.

Knights battle back from slow start, target set on Cosby in Conference play

After starting the season unexpectedly slow, dropping three of their first four games, the Knights have battled through slumps and adverse weather conditions to win their last five games.

The Next Level: Marrow, Tollison, Moore

Marrow finished a great track career at Meadowbrook last June and had an excellent first semester of indoor at Indiana Tech. The former Monarch was named the WHAC Conference Newcomer of the Year and was a WHAC First Team All-Conference team member in the 1600 meter relay for the Warriors.

Recent college commits

Will Ragland, the all-time single season record holder for kills in Thomas Dale history will attend Division III Carthage College in Wisconsin. Carthage was nationally ranked at No. 4 and lost in the final four this past year.

Hayes signs with Norfolk State

Matoaca High School Track and Field standout Brianna Hayes has signed a letter of intent to compete for Norfolk State University next school year. Brianna will join the Norfolk State Division I team competing in the MEAC conference.

The Next Level: E. Fowler, Topping, V. Fowler

Fowler had a successful career at Thomas Dale as a part of four Central District Championships in his career. As a senior, he earned All-Central District, All-Central Region first team honors and was named to the All-State second team.