Athletes of the Year
Region Three 5A announced on Wednesday the Region three Male and Female athlete of the Year. Spartanburg High School’s Tommy Washington and Dorman’s Thayer Hall received these honors from the region.
Washington, a multipart athlete at Spartanburg High, was a three year starter for the Viking’s football team, a four year starter for varsity wrestling, and a three year letterman on the track team. Washington has also won several state championships including state titles in Wrestling and in the state strength competition. Washington was all region for 2 years in football, 2 years in wrestling, and 1 year in track. He was also all state at the state strength meet twice. Washington was also named to the North-South All-star team for wrestling and the Shrine Bowl in Football.
Thayer Hall, a star for Dorman Volleyball, led the Cavilers to another volleyball state title this season. Hall received numerous National Player of the year awards including, Volleyball Magazine National Player of the Year, PrepVolleyball National Player of the year, USA Today National Player of the Year, and the very prestigious Gatorade National Player of the Year Award. Hall was also East MVP of the East-West All-Star Game at the NCAA Final Four, and was a North-South All-Star. Hall was a four year Letterman at Dorman and is currently enrolled at and will play volleyball at the University of Florida. Hall is also currently playing in China on the USA Women’s Collegiate Team.
Congratulations to both Tommy Washington and Thayer Hall!!!!!!