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Cooper named to Academic All-Area Team

Posted on July 7, 2021

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Southern Nash High two-sport standout Kierstin Cooper has been named to The Wilson Times’ Farris & Thomas Law Attorneys 2021 Academic All-Area Team.

The Times, a sister newspaper of The Enterprise, announced its All-Area Team selections this week. The following factors earned Cooper a place on the Academic All-Area girls’ team:

• Two-sport standout for the Ladybirds who captured the 3-A Big East Conference Pitcher of the Year award as a senior.

• Struck out 93 batters and walked 43 during the 2021 season.

• Part of a Southern Nash program that has won 29 straight Big East games and the last three contested conference championships.

• Two-time Big East all-conference softball selection.

• Earned the Coaches Award for volleyball.

• Owner of a 3.8 grade point average.

• Active in the Beta Club and Future Farmers of America as well as travel softball.

• Annual volunteer at the Momeyer Ruritan Club chicken plate sale.

• Works at Vardy Human Performance Center in Wendell.

• Has signed with Barton College.

Abbey Thomas, a three-sport star and top-10 student at Charles B. Aycock High in Pikeville, was named the Times’ Farris & Thomas Law Attorneys Female Student-Athlete of the Year. Wilson County home-schooler Jacob Dienes, who’s signed to play baseball at N.C. State University, is the newspaper’s selection for Male Student-Athlete of the Year.

ALL-AREA GIRLS

Joining Cooper on the girls’ Academic All-Area Team are the following student-athletes:

• Jessica Avery, Fike.

• Paige Barnes, Wilson Christian.

• Kinslee Braddy, Hunt.

• Brianna Garbrandt, SouthWest Edgecombe.

• Annie Greene, Beddingfield.

• Katlyn Parrish, Charles B. Aycock.

• Ashley Pendergrass, Fike.

• Mackenzie Tyson, Hunt.

• Olivia Walker, Community Christian.

ALL-AREA BOYS

The following male student-athletes were named to the Times’ Academic All-Area Team:

• Devyn Bullock, Wilson Preparatory.

• David Cardenas-Cisneros, Hunt.

• Tyson Davis, Greene Central.

• Jeremy Dawson, Greene Central.

• Alberto Herrera, Wilson Preparatory.

• Blaize Keen, Hunt.

• Cabell Metts, Greenfield.

• Zach Naughton, Charles B. Aycock.

• William Powell, Greenfield.

• Tucker Williams, Greene Central.

HONORABLE MENTIONS

The Wilson Times awarded the following honorable mentions for girls student-athletes:

• Parker Barnes, Hunt.

• Shelby Crocker, North Johnston.

• Lindsay Curlings, Fike.

• Ellarie Fatzaun, Hunt.

• Ali Parbst, Hunt.

• Makenzie Sadler, Fike.

• Laura Ann Taylor, Hunt.

• Kaylee Tucker, Greene Central.

• Rachel Westbrook, Hunt.

The Wilson Times awarded the following honorable mentions for boys student-athletes:

• Jadel Davis, Southern Nash.

• Jacob Harper, Community Christian.

• A.J. Kovach, Hunt.

• James Rodriguez, Charles B. Aycock.

• Kodi Shalabi, Hunt.

• Adam Strickland, Hunt.

• Jayden Willis, Greene Central.

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