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The Next Level: Pegram, Reynolds, Howard

Pegram has made a splash playing for Chesapeake College, who is ranked eighth in the country among Division II junior colleges. The former Monarch is leading the 18-0 Skipjacks in scoring at 23.3 points per game and shooting an efficient 46 percent from the floor while averaging 6.2 rebounds and 5.1 assists per contest.

Local teen golfer shoots under par at Pinehurst

Young Chester golfer, Drew Brockwell, won the 13-year-old Hampton Roads U.S. Teen Golf Tour and qualified for the U.S. Teen World Championship in Pinehurst, N.C. in August.

Wrestling program gaining regional recognition

Matoaca wrestler Neal Richards is another brick in the wall of an excellent program, one that’s blooming into a dynasty. A junior, Richards (145 weight class) has amassed a 133-5 career record, as of press time, and took home state championships as both a freshman (120) and a sophomore (138).

The Next Level: Roulo, Hobbs, Ramos

Roulo was a four year letter winner in both football and a wrestling, a celebrated athlete on both the gridiron and the mat. On the football field, he was named to the All-Central District first team on defensive line.

Monarchs heating up

The Meadowbrook Monarchs might be viewed as a “surprise” team now, but appear to be evolving into a contender. After a mediocre 9-8 record last year and a loss in the first round of the Central District tournament, the Monarchs have already eclipsed that win total.

The Next Level: Ford-Holland, Reddick, Morris

Ford-Holland assaulted the record book while at Thomas Dale, setting school records in the triple jump, long jump, 55m, 60m, 100m, and being a part of record setting 4x100m and 4x200m squads.