Alleghany had five All-Blue Ridge district football players. Trent Rust (First team wide receiver), Judson Wylie (First team defensive end), Kendall Kessinger (Second team wide receiver), Lacy Arritt (Second team linebacker), and Noah Green (Second team safety).
The Girls Varsity Basketball team loss at Covington, 43-40, on December 11th, but followed it up with a nice win at James River, 58-26, on December 14th. They lost again on December 16th as Covington beat them 50-38. The team then beat Rockbridge, 64-55, on December 18th. During the Alcova Tournament the team dominated Nelson County, 70-23. In the final match of the Alcova Tournament the Lady Mounties lost to Greenbrier East. They currently lead both Conference 31 and the Blue Ridge District.
The JV Girls’s team has won their past three games. At Covington, 50-40, Home against Covington, 45-25, and at Rockbridge, 36-24.
The Boys Varsity Basketball team beat Covington on December 10th, 74-69, and on December 13th, 64-59. They then lost to Martinsville, 63-43. They beat Covington again on December 17th, 75-52, led by Kendall Kessinger, who scored 23 points. The team then went to beat Robert E. Lee 79-61.
The Swim & Dive team competed against Northside and William Byrd on December 9th. Both team beating Northside, but falling to William Byrd. They also hosted a meet December 18th at the Alleghany Highland YMCA. The Girls and Boys team finished victorious with scores of 71-16 and 43-30 against William Fleming.
The Wrestling team lost to Northside, 35-45, and then beat Rockbridge, 48-31, on December 11th. They also competed in the Titan Toughman and The Knights of the Round meets. Results for those have yet to be turned in and will be posted on the team pages as soon as possible.
Junior Cross Country runner Gaige Kern was recently honored by the Alleghany County school board for his outstanding post-season performances.
The Wrestling team will be participating in the Craft Classic on December 27th and 28th at Parry McCluer High School. They will also be hosting the AHS Duals home meet on January 4th, 2014 at 6:00.
JV Girls’ Basketball will play Parry McCluer at AHS at 5:30. Meanwhile, the Varsity Girls’ team will play Parry McCluer on December 27th at AHS and go to Parry McCluer on January 4th.
JV Boys’ Basketball will Rockbridge on January 2nd at AHS at 5:30. The Varsity Boys’ team will play in the K Guard Classic at the Salem Civic Center.