Photo: Blue Ridge soccer champs

Photo by Linda Petty
Photo by Linda Petty

This U-12 soccer team from the Rappahannock County Soccer Association’s recreational league competed in the first annual “Battle in the Blue Ridge” tournament in Mount Jackson last month. Blue Thunder, a co-ed team coached by Charles Jenkins, defeated an all-boys team, 3-2, to win the championship game. The Thunder are (back row, from left) assistant coach David Whorton, Hannah East, Alicia Whorton, Sarah East, Melanie Marlor, Hailey Whorton, Jonathan Jenkins and Coach Jenkins; (middle row, from left) Mark Hensley, Faith Pullen, Bobby Reid, Chance Graves, Lauren Petty, Sophia Hernandez, Ryann Luthi, Sam Luthi and (front) goalie Jan ter Weele.

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