The Virginia High School League (VHSL) announced their Group 6A All-State Boys and Girls Basketball honors Monday morning, with four Cosby Titans honored, two of them individually.
Junior Jocelyn Jones was named the Group 6A Girls Basketball State Player of the Year, while head coach Rachel Mead, who led the Titans to back-to-back State Championships with a one-point thrilling win over Bethel in the championship game on March 14th, was named State Coach of the Year.
Teammate Tyra Whitehead joins Jones as a First Team All-State honoree, while, in boys basketball, Zane Najdawi earns First Team All-State honors. Whitehead and Jones are two of the only three underclassmen given First Team honors. Both are juniors, along with Alexis Grate of Bethel.
The complete teams and honors are below:
Kelly Koshuta--James Madison
Genesis Parker--Stonewall Jackson
Rejoice Spivey--T.C. Williams
LeDeja James--First Colonial
Princess Aghayere--South Lakes
Shelby Hayes--West Springfield
Nia Washington--Colonial Forge
6A STATE PLAYER OF THE YEAR: Jocelyn Jones--Cosby
6A STATE COACH OF THE YEAR: Rachel Mead--Cosby
Eric Bowles--W.T. Woodson
Keaton Simmons--Stonewall Jackson
Winston Burgess-Colonial Forge
Nigel Ribeiro--Oscar Smith
Brandon Kamga--South Lakes
James Butler--Lake Braddock
Marco Haskins--Colonial Forge
Joshua Peterson--C.D. Hylton
6A Player of The Year: Eric Bowles--W.T. Woodson
6A Coach of The Year: Dwight Robinson--Landstown