Student athletes at Northern Vance and Southern Vance high schools proved during the fall that they are performing at a high level both in the classroom and on the playing field.
A total of 50 athletes at Northern Vance and 57 athletes at Southern Vance made Academic All-Conference while participating in fall sports for the 3-A Carolina Conference. Students have to maintain a 3.0 grade point average to earn academic all-conference honors.
The students participated in varsity football, men’s soccer, women’s tennis, women’s volleyball and cross country. Members of the cheerleading squad at Southern Vance also were recognized for academic all-conference. The Northern Vance cheerleaders will be recognized in the spring.
In varsity football, a total of 23 players, representing 66 percent of the team, at Southern Vance High School made academic all-conference. A total of 20 players or 54 percent of the team at Northern Vance High School received the same honors.
For men’s soccer, at Northern Vance there were 15 players and managers making academic all-conference. They represented 71 percent of the team members. The Southern Vance men’s soccer team had seven players or 39 percent of the team recognized.
The women’s tennis team at Southern Vance placed eight student athletes on the academic all-conference team which was 88 percent of the team members. The Northern Vance women’s tennis team had six members or 50 percent of the team to capture the academic honors.
The women’s volleyball teams had nine team members (64 percent) at Northern Vance and eight team members (40 percent) at Southern Vance earning academic all-conference recognition.
At Southern Vance High School, the cross country team had a total of 10 athletes or 91 percent of the team recognized as academic all-conference. Northern Vance did not have a cross country team this fall.
All 12 members of the Southern Vance cheerleading squad achieved academic all-conference honors.
Students at Northern Vance High School and Southern Vance High School who participated in fall sports and earned Academic All-Conference in the 3-A Carolina Conference included:
Northern Vance Football:
Tyrrick Bullock, Justin Care, Montel Clark, Anthony Davis, Timothy Daye, Del’Fontia Elam, Preston Ellis, Montre Evans, Selwyn Faines, Dylan Grissom, Quavon Harris, Kristopher Haywood, Chaquan Judkins, Sam Long, Travon Scott, Trey Small, Michael Spinner, Benjamin Stewart, Curtis Thompson and Lloyd Whittacre.
Southern Vance Football:
Jermaine Alston, Jonathan Carlock, Wesley Collier, Antoine Crudup, Staton Fields, Malcolm Green, Xavier Gregory, De’Vante Henderson, William Henderson, Vincent Hudgins, Reginald Hunter, Deandre’ Jefferson, Isaiah Leveille, Reginald Liggon, Michael Lopez, Jamarcus Perry, Emmanuel Simril, Shelton Smith, Christopher Solomon Jr., Eric Venable, Bennie White Jr. and Jeremiah Williams.
Northern Vance Men’s Soccer:
Ethan Byrom, Jonathan Byrom, Lucas Hamrick, Clayton Harris, Barrett Johnson, Tyler Manner, Chris Pendergrass, Julian Perry, Ali Saleh, Jaleel Seward, Joseph Sharpe, Luke Trull, Jake Wiggins and managers Logan Brinker and Tanaua White.
Southern Vance Men’s Soccer:
Wesley Collier, Marina Correa, Miguel Gutierrez IV, Kevin Lopez, Michael Lopez, Lorenzo Ortiz and Jonathan San Juan.
Northern Vance Women’s Tennis:
Kristen Clifford, Iris Henderson, Madison Murphy, Carolina Oakley, Meredith Stevenson and Jazmin White.
Southern Vance Women’s Tennis:
Alexandra Bercik, Selena Campos-Jaimes, Diaman Dismuke, Jametrice Glover, Arethia Harris, Nyasia Miller, Morgan Richardson and Destiny Williamson.
Northern Vance Women’s Volleyball:
Elizabeth Gay, Emily Hilliard, Sarah Hull, Anna Lane, Kristin Long, Kaitlyn Moody, Kara Reese, Gabriella Williams and manager Shanavia Alston.
Southern Vance Women’s Volleyball:
Cassie Robinson, Alecia Shearin, Kendra Simmons, Deja Hicks, Mikayla Sellers, Sarah Stanton, Brittany West and Keena White.
Southern Vance Cross Country:
Terrence Branch, Jonathan Carlock, William Furlow, Briahn Macedo, Haley Orr, Harley Owen, Steven Pierce, Gabriela Resendiz, Jonathan Sanders and Leah Woodlief.
Southern Vance Cheerleaders:
Raja-Nee Bailey, Stackia Burwell, Moriah Davis, La’Asia Harris, Shaleshia Young, Jahn’e Palmer, Shanikquah Ragland, Tanizha Shearin, Kendra Simmons, Keena White, Anissa Williams and Taylor Young.