Grant, Townes Named to All-State Team

DSC_4064DSC_3773Sophomore guard Adam Grant was named to the VISAA Division II first team All-State squad, capping a season that saw the Oaks advance to the state quarterfinals (and defeat public school state champs Norcom in the regular season).

Joining Grant on the team was fellow soph, Bash Townes, who was named to the second team.

Thon Maker of state champion Carlisle was named state player of the year. Here are the rest of the players named to the teams:

Player of the Year

Thon Maker – Carlisle

First Team

Billy Barnes – Walsingham

Adam Grant – Norfolk Collegiate

Eric Johnson – Carlisle

Kaleb Johnson – Carlisle

Skye Johnson – Virginia Episcopal

Delante Jones – Virginia Episcopal

Julian Reed – Christchurch

Devon Robinson – Christchurch

Second Team

Tyler Chisholm – Hargrave

Jason Fields – Hargrave

Jalen Harrison – St Annes-Belfield

Logan Miller – Highland

Braden Sutton – Walsingham

Bash Townes – Norfolk Collegiate

Coach of Year

Billy Barnes

About jimsravesnrants

Jim Morrison has flown barrel rolls with the Navy's Blue Angels (he didn't barf), climbed and slept overnight in a 243-foot-tall redwood (he didn't fall), and gone one-on-one with Muhammad Ali (he didn't flinch). His award-winning stories have appeared in Smithsonian, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Private Clubs, This Old House, National Wildlife, Smart Money’s offspring, George, Context, Family PC, Good Housekeeping, Playboy, Biography, The Washington Post, Reader’s Digest, Utne Reader, Southwest Spirit, the magazine of Southwest Airlines, and American Way, the magazine of American Airlines, among others. His web site is

Posted on March 18, 2014, in basketball, Uncategorized and tagged , . Bookmark the permalink. 1 Comment.

  1. Bash belongs on first team too. He was great this year. VGT

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