Six county athletes selected for All-Region hoops team

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Brynlee Burrill
LHS senior Brynlee Burrill takes a foul shot against Strasburg during the regular season. Burrill earned All-District and All-Region honors this season, and played a key role in the final minutes of the 2A state championship.

~ PVN staff report

Region 2B of the Virginia High School League has announced All-Region honors for the 2020-21 basketball season. Among the first-team basketball selections are three Panthers and two Bulldogs, with a total of six county athletes being named among the 32 All-Region 2B honorees.

Page County senior Canaan Pierce and junior Ricky Campbell earned first team honors on the boys All-Region team, while Luray senior Brynlee Burrill and junior Emilee Weakley, along with Page County senior Taylor Hankins, were first-team picks for the girls All-Region squad.

In addition, LHS junior Emilee Weakley was named the Region 2B “Player of the Year” in girls basketball, while East Rockingham’s Tyler Nickel earned the same honor for boys basketball.

Below is the full list of the Region 2B All-Region basketball teams:

Boys Basketball

All-Region — First Team

• Tyler Nickel — East Rockingham, junior

• Kyle Evick — East Rockingham, senior

• Canaan Pierce — Page County, senior

• Ricky Campbell — Page County, junior

• Ellis Nei — Clarke County, senior

• Bennett Bowers — Buffalo Gap, sophomore

• Tanner Riverburg — Buffalo Gap, senior

• Josiah Williams — Staunton, junior

PLAYER OF THE YEAR — Tyler Nickel, ERHS, junior


All-Region — Second Team

• Jackson Taylor — Madison County, junior

• Jo’el Howard — Stuarts Draft, senior

• Cooper Keyes — East Rockingham, junior

• Walker Conrad — Strasburg, freshman

• Manny Chapman — Staunton, freshman

• Ethan Teter — Buffalo Gap, senior

• Jonathan Moore — Staunton, sophomore

• Jamal Brown — Staunton, junior


Girls Basketball

All-Region — First Team

• Emilee Weakley — Luray, junior

• Brynlee Burrill — Luray, senior

• Lindsay McDaniel — Madison County, junior

• Amaya Lucas — Buffalo Gap, senior

• Emma Witt — Staunton, junior

• Taylor Hankins — Page County, senior

• Kylene Franklin — Stonewall Jackson, senior

• Macy Smith — Strasburg, freshman

PLAYER OF THE YEAR — Emilee Weakley, Luray, junior


All Region — Second Team

• Sterlyn Woodward — Madison County, senior

• Caris Lucas — Page County, junior

• Madi Armentrout — Stuarts Draft, senior

• Keziah Williams — Staunton, senior

• Hadley May — Stuarts Draft, senior

• Shea Ostrander — Buffalo Gap, senior

• Kellsye Miller — Staunton, junior

• Leah Wood — Stuarts Draft, junior



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Bulldogs roll to 30-point win in Region 2B championship

Luray advances to Region B championship versus Staunton

Panthers advance to Region B semifinal over Strasburg, 57-36

Page advances to Region B semifinal with win over Madison, 67-51

Page moves to 10-2 with second win over Luray, 85-53

Luray moves to 7-0 with second win over Page, 66-51

Panthers ‘play through’ swings to outlast Rapp, 66-58

Page falls to improved Strasburg team, 70-57

Page handles Luray, 69-38

Panthers move to 7-1 after defeating Stonewall, 60-40

Bulldogs move to 3-0 with win over visiting Strasburg

Panthers move to 4-1 with win over Clarke, 50-31

Panthers remain undefeated with 67-55 win over Madison

Page County outlasts Rappahannock in thriller

Page County picks up first win in home opener against Strasburg, 56-46

Campbell puts up 27 points in Panthers’ opening win over Stonewall

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