Grafton, Lafayette Cheerleaders Earn All-State Honors

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Grafton's cheer team celebrates its conference championship. (Photo courtesy Grafton athletics)
Grafton’s cheer team celebrates its conference championship. (Photo courtesy Grafton Athletics)

Four Historic Triangle cheerleaders were named to the Group 4A All-State first-team Monday, while another two were named second-team selections.

Grafton, which finished third in the Group 4A competition, had three cheerleaders make the Group 4A first team. The three Clippers to receive the honors were Haley Joyce, Abby Dixon and Maddie Reese.

Lafayette, which finished fourth in the Group 4A East competition, had one cheerleader – Tiana Lyttle – earn first-team honors.

The Clippers added Joy Santiago on the All-State second-team, while the Rams had Blayne Jones receive second-team recognition.

Below are the full Group 4A All-State selections:

Coach of the Year

Joann Shipe, Kettle Run

First Team

Aislinn McKoin, Kettle Run
Ashely Lehman, Kettle Run
Craig James, William Byrd
Taylor Russell, William Byrd
Courtney Palmer, William Byrd
Hannah Thurman, William Byrd
Haley Joyce, Grafton
Abby Dixon, Grafton
Maddie Reese, Grafton
Meredith Mundy, Great Bridge
Jordan Soares, Liberty
Jaquela Smith, Liberty
Toni Culp, James Wood
Emily McKee, James Wood
Hannah Rapp, Dinwiddie
Allison Little, Dinwiddie
Tiana Lyttle, Lafayette
Taylor Schweikart, Louisa County
Jayla Freeman, Smithfield
Chae Robinson

Second Team

Alyssa Carter, Fauquier
Cara Bondi, King George
Grace Aprahamian, Dominion
Victoria Matthews, Hanover
Abby Gaddy, Rock Ridge
Madison Spagnuolo, Deep Creek
Taylor Bryan, Heritage
Emily Good, Great Bridge
Kamryn Koller, Millbrook
Joy Santiago, Grafton
Katilyn Pierro, Sherando
Tatem Cuthins, Dinwiddie
Toria Bennett, Amherst
Blayne Jones, Lafayette
Maddie Brown, Jefferson Forest
Madison Smith, Louisa County
Lexi Bryant, Salem
Sydnee Mitchell, Smithfield
Tiana Finley, William Fleming
Sarah Allen, Midlothian