Winter VHSL Academic and Athletic Recognitions



Indoor Track: Region Champion


Senior Paris Johnson – Paris was a top runner all season in the Battlefield District and ended the season winning the Region Championship in the 55 meter at the Region 4B Indoor Track championship.


We also want to thank our Track Coaches are Dionne Cheeks and Connor Adkins.



Swimming: State and Region Champion


Junior Kyle Peck – Kyle is the VHSL class 4 boy’s 100 yard backstroke champion for the second time. He set a new Class 4 record in this race and is the VHSL all-time (across all classes of VHSL) record holder in this race.  Kyle was undefeated throughout this regular high school season and was the Battlefield District Champion in the boy’s 100 yard butterfly and 100 yard backstroke as well as the VHSL Region 4B champion in the boy’s 50 yard free and 200 yard individual medley.  Kyle is a junior and hopes next year to be a 3-peat State Champion.  He is committed to attend and swim for the University of Texas.


We also want to thank our Swim Coaches are Jordan Shearer and Danielle Anderson.




At the State Class 4 Forensics event....


Daniel Kilmartin and Emily Kilmartin took 4th Place in the Humorous Duo category

and Ava Sherwood and William Whitehurst took 4th Place in the Serious Duo category.


At the Super Regional Forensics event....


Daniel Kilmartin and Emily Kilmartin placed Second in Humorous Duo

and Ava Sherwood and William Whitehurst placed Third in Serious Duo


At the Region 4B Forensics event... 


Chancellor High School won 1st place in the Team Award.  Region 4B Champions!


Our individual students that placed in the Region 4B event are...


Our Region Champions in each event were...


1st Place


Elle Carr in Poetry

Justin Monroe in Impromptu 

Lydia Brockelbank in Humorous Interpretation

Zachariah Cloven in Prose

Anna Bryant in Serious Interpretation


2nd Place runners up were


Daniel Kilmartin and Emily Kilmartin in Humorous Duo


And our 3rd Place finishers were...Ava Sherwood and William Whitehurst in Serious Duo and Makayla Forrester and Haylee Dunseith in Humorous Duo


Congratulations to all the students involved and we also want to recognize and thank our Coaches: Matthew Armentrout and Connor Worthington.







Frederick Klein & Charles Aiken - Region Champs - Public Forum; 2nd Place in Super Region - Public Forum; and State Runner Up - Public Forum


Madeleine Kelly & Giana Patton - 2nd Place in Region - Public Forum


Emily Simmons - 4th Place in Region - Lincoln Douglas Debate


Indoor Track & Field


Boys Team - Region Runner Up


Lauren Castro, Janiyah Smith, Julianna Yaafi, Jennifer Koumondji - Region Champions in 4 x 200 m relay


Jennifer Koumondji - 2nd place in Region - 55 m dash


Lauren Castro - 3rd place in Region - 300 m dash & High Jump


Brendan Nave, Christian Reid, Connor Fitzpatrick, Morgan Lehocky - 3rd place in Region - 4 x 800 relay


Kamari Jackson, Mohammed Ahmed, Will Tilden, Francis Roberts - Region Champions - 4 x 400 m relay


Kamari Jackson, Francis Roberts, Chanan Mathis, Kwame Whitaker - State 3rd Place - 4 x 200m relay


Kamari Jackson - 3rd place in Region - Long Jump


Jamaal Lewis - 2nd place in Region - 55m Hurdles


Francis Roberts - 3rd place in Region - 300 m dash


Mohammed Ahmed - 3rd place in Region - 500 m dash


Chanan Mathis - 2nd place in Region for Triple Jump & 55 m dash; Region Champion & State Champion - 300 m dash


Kwame Whitaker - Region Champion & State Champion - Long Jump; 3rd place in Region - Triple Jump




Alexis Thai-Nguyen, Emma Green, Julianna Velez, Asher Joseph - 3rd place in Region - 200 medley relay


Asher Joseph - Region Champion and 2nd Place in State meet 50m freestyle; 3rd place in Region in 100 Butterfly


Alexis Thai-Nguyen, Julia Storen, Emma Green, Asher Joseph - 3rd place in Region - 200 freestyle relay


Alex Storen - 3rd place in Region - 100 Breaststroke


Emma Green - 3rd place in Region - 100 Breaststroke




Chance Picard - 2nd place in Region - 113 weight class


Ian Richey - 3rd place in Region - 126 weight class


Charlie Henderson - 3rd place in Region - 190 weight class


Darius Holcomb - 2nd place in Region - 285 weight class





Girls Basketball:


- Team -


Commonwealth District CHAMPIONS, Region 5D CHAMPIONS, State Quarterfinalist

- Individuals -


Saniya Hymes - All-Region

Lakaiya Butcher - 1st team All-Region

Takeira Ramey - Commonwealth District Player of the Year, Region 5D Player of the Year, All Area Player of the Year, 1st Team All-State

Coach Ramon Hounshell - District, Region, All-Area Coach of the Year


Boys Basketball:


Ben Myers - Commonwealth District Player of the Year, 1st team All-Region, All-Area


Indoor Track:


- Individuals -


Shanell Berry - 500m Region 5D Champion

Terry Travis - 1000m Region 5D Champion


- Relay Teams – 


4x400m Relay team:  Kamila Ijaz, Shanell Berry, Olivia Priddy, Kyndal Jones - Region 5D Champions, All-State (finishing 5th), Qualified for Nationals

4x800m Relay team:  Jayden Hines, Knoah Harper, Davian Booker, Terry Travis - Region 5D Champions, All-State (finishing 4th)

4x400m Relay team:  Jayden Hines, Elijah Bolich, Davian Booker, Terry Travis, Knoah Harper (alternate) - Class 5 STATE CHAMPIONS, Qualified for Nationals and earned All-American status (finishing 6th)




Siena Schaller - Extemporaneous Speaking - All State(3rd place finish)

Duo of Jenna Bain and Addison Sipp - Serious Interpretations - Class 5 STATE CHAMPIONS




Duo of Adeline Garvie and Siena Schaller - Public Forum - Region 5D Champions, Super Region 5C/5D Runner-up, State Qualifier





Boys Indoor Track Team (Class 5A State Champions)


Amir Mateo

Ethan Lapier

Tyler Arnold

Jake Applegate - Individual state champion 55 hurdles

Marc Anthony Parker

Verrian Ireland

Prezcott Unruh

Justin Rau

Jeffrey Smith

Andrew Clark

Daniel Groel

Matthew Earnhart



Wrestling Team - State Runner Up and Regional Champions


Noah Rankin

Matthew Parthenakis

Luke Barbieri

Nate Gipson

Cameron Rasmussen

Carson Main

Zach Turner

Brendan Rasmussen

Logan Eastman

Lennon Soaper

Jacob Wright

Jacob Pressinger

Jacob McCollum

Kraig Bolte



Girls Wrestling State Champion

Kaylee Golightly

Caitlyn Rankin, state wrestling runner up


State Forensics Champion in Humorous Interpretation

Samantha Jordan





Wrestling program won the 2022-2023 Region 4B Championship and finished fourth in the Class 4 State Championships.


Seth Ayo at 120 lbs finished 2nd in the Region and 4th in the state.

Luke Wahlquist finished 3rd in Region 4B at 138 lbs.

Liam Wahlquist finished 5th in the Region at 150 lbs.

Kyle Csikari, 157 lbs won the Region 4B title and finished 3rd in the State.

Zach Gallimore at 165 lbs finished 2nd in Region 4B and 5th at states.

190 pounder, Mason Christopher won the Region 4B crown and finished 3rd in the state.

Antonio Harris, 285 lbs finished 4th in Region 4B and 4th at the state championships.


David Reck was Region 4B Coach of the Year and the Free Lance Star's All-Area, Co-Coach of the Year.