Last week, Roanoke Rapids High School capped the 2020-2021 athletic year with its annual all-sports banquet, in which top-flight performers from all seasons were honored for their outstanding play and many contributions to the school.

Today, we recall the winter season, a testy span in which the Jackets managed a Northern Carolina 1A/2A women’s basketball league crown.

Men’s Basketball

RRHS Awards

MVP: Ethan Sledge

Best Defensive Player: Devin Moody

Coach’s Award: Brian Brown


Ethan Sledge

Women’s Basketball

NCC 1A/2A Coach of the Year: Jim Whitmire

RRHS Awards

MVP: Logan Abram

Most Improved: Susanna Odom

Coach’s Award: Ella King


Rylie Wade

Kylie Wade

Logan Abram

Men’s Swimming

RRHS Awards

MVP: Mikey Harston

Coach’s Award: Ayden Coggins

Women’s Swimming

MVP: Meghan Beam

Coach’s Award: Cameron Neal

Women’s Track and Field

Running Events

RRHS Awards

MVP: Catherine MacNichol

Coach’s Award: Cameron Neal

Most Improved: Hannah Skinner


100M Hurdles, 4X400 Relay

Field Events

RRHS Awards

MVP: Ashanti Clanton

Coach’s Award: Emma Wells

Most Improved: Caleb Davis


Cameron Neal

Catherine MacNichol

Kamdyn Jean

Terriana Goode

Cameron Neal


NCC 1A/2A Tournament MVP: Aaron Hunter

RRHS Awards

MVP: Aaron Hunter

Most Improved: Wallace Bowser

Coach’s Award: Logan Hall


Aaron Hunter

Jordan Hernandez