[caption id="attachment_68233" align="aligncenter" width="600"]<img src="https:\/\/pocahontastimes.com\/wp-content\/uploads\/sites\/25\/2020\/06\/Image-4.jpg" alt="" width="600" height="494" class="size-large wp-image-68233" \/> Pocahontas County High School seniors Dakin Rexrode, left, and Charity Warder were the recipients of the Arch Wooddell Sportsmanship Award for the 2019-2020 year.<br \/>Each year, PCHS coaches vote for a male and female senior athlete who exhibits excellent sportsmanship. The award was established to honor Wooddell, who was an assistant football coach at PCHS in the 1970s.<br \/>Rexrode was a member of the soccer, basketball and track teams. Warder was a member of the basketball, track and softball teams. Photo courtesy of Kristy Tritapoe[\/caption]\r\n\r\nPocahontas County High School athletic program had an interesting 2019-2020 school year. Fall and winter teams had a full season, while the spring teams were unable to compete due to the COVID-19 pandemic.\r\n\r\nPCHS was unable to host an athletic banquet \u2013\u00a0an annual event where student athletes are recognized for their skills, and awards are presented to senior athletes.\r\n\r\nWarrior Football\r\n\r\nFootball coach Doug Burns and assistant coaches Matt Buzzard, Aaron Pugh, J. R. Kiner, Ray Hendrick and Justin Kerr want to honor their teams and congratulate the senior athletes for persevering in the most unique year of their high school career.\u00a0The Warriors finished football season with a 4 - 6 record, and ranked 23 in the state.\r\n\r\nTeam Roster\r\n\r\nFreshmen\u00a0\u2013\u00a0Evan Hamrick, Ryan Halterman, Connor Taylor, Braedan Hay- hurst, Nakota Smith, Gage Wilson, Ryan Friel, Brycen Carroll, Waylon Lucabaugh, Ryan Roy, Josten Moyers, Austin Morgan, Nathan Boy-len, Traves Lewis, Logan Wimer and Holden Sharp.\r\n\r\nSophomores \u2013\u00a0Cash Keating, Frankie Burgess, Cage Burdette, Ethan Hamrick, Jonathon Valido, A. J. Madison and Ryan Robertson.\r\n\r\nJuniors \u2013\u00a0Keaton Baldwin, Logan Ryder, Jacob Barkley, Ty Cochran, John Fitzgerald, Jesse Bostic, Jarett Lucabaugh, Haiden Gladwell, Jacob Davis and Matthew Hipes.\r\n\r\nSeniors \u2013 Dillon Shinaberry, Devyn Young, Reese Kelley, Dustin Fitzgerald, Isaac Evans, Brody Buzzard and Dalton Hendrick.\r\n\r\n2019 Potomac Valley All-Conference Team\r\n\r\nFirst Team \u2013 Dillon Shinaberry and Brody Buzzard.\r\n\r\nSecond Team \u2013\u00a0Jesse Bostic, Keaton Baldwin, Dustin Fitzgerald and Dalton Hendrick.\r\n\r\nHonorable Mention\u00a0\u2013 Logan Ryder, Jacob Barkley, Austin Morgan and Cage Burdette.\r\n\r\nAll-State Team\r\n\r\nHonorable Mention \u2013 Keaton Baldwin.\r\n\r\nSpecial Honorable Mention \u2013 Dillon Shinaberry.\r\n\r\nWarrior Soccer\r\n\r\nBoth girls and boys soccer teams were coached by Shannon Arbogast.\r\n\r\nGirls Team Roster\r\n\r\nFreshmen \u2013\u00a0Katlyn Simmons, Sara Stull, Talisa Arbogast, Emma Riffe and Kelsi Taylor.\r\n\r\nSophomores \u2013 Makayla Vandevander, Macaden Taylor, Rayna Smith, Chasity Wimer, Makenna McKenney, Hazel Riley and Allyson Alderman.\r\n\r\nJuniors \u2013\u00a0Savannah Mc-Million and Sienna Bircher.\r\n\r\nSeniors \u2013\u00a0Emily Casto, Cloey Sharp, Elizabeth Hefner, Sage McLaughlin, Laila Calhoun, Alexa Taylor, Kira Bircher and Amelia Rose.\r\n\r\nBoys Team Roster\r\n\r\nFreshmen \u2013 Jesse Kelly and Max O\u2019Ganian.\r\n\r\nSophomores \u2013\u00a0Iam Johnston and Kyle Wayne.\r\n\r\nJuniors \u2013 Conner Spencer, Bryson Cassell, Timothy Sparks, Jacob Davis, Wyatt Foe, Brandon Price, Hadden Mick and Alan Gibson.\r\n\r\nSeniors \u2013\u00a0Garrett Coleman, Kolton Alderman, Dakin Rexrode, Bill Hardesty and Dakota Workman.\r\n\r\nWest Virginia Sports Writer\u2019s Association All-State A-AA Team\r\n\r\nSecond Team \u2013 Kira Bircher.\r\n\r\nHonorable Mention \u2013\u00a0Sienna Bircher and Laila Calhoun.\r\n\r\nBoys A-AA Region 3 \r\n\r\nAll-Region\r\n\r\nFirst Team \u2013\u00a0Kolton Alderman.\r\n\r\nSecond Team \u2013 Jacob Davis, Timmy Sparks and Bryson Cassell.\r\n\r\nGirls A-AA Region 3 All-Region\r\n\r\nFirst Team \u2013\u00a0Kira Bircher, Laila Calhoun and Savannah McMillion.\r\n\r\nSecond Team \u2013\u00a0Macaden Taylor and Sienna Bircher.\r\n\r\nAll State Honors\r\n\r\nBoys, Honorable Mention \u2013\u00a0Kolton Alderman.\r\n\r\nGirls, Second Team \u2013 Savannah McMillion.\u00a0\r\n\r\nHonorable Mention \u2013 Kira Bircher and Laila Calhoun.\r\n\r\nKira Bircher was named Player of the Week by the Fall United Soccer Coaches\/ Max Preps for the week of October 6-13.\r\n\r\nCheerleaders\r\n\r\nCheerleading coaches Darlene Arbogast and Crystal Kerr had a banner year with the squad, placing fourth in the region in competition. This is the highest ranking the team has ever received.\r\n\r\nCheerleaders earning pins:\r\n\r\nSenior \u2013\u00a0Sierra Rodriguez.\r\n\r\nJuniors \u2013\u00a0Kinley Taylor, Cassidy Hardesty, Chloe Hardesty, Tessa Kiner, Breanna Sharp and Autumn Lane.\r\n\r\nSophomores \u2013\u00a0Jayden Cover, Rachel Burns, Cassandra Moats, Delania Luikart and Jaedyn Irvine.\r\n\r\nFreshmen \u2013\u00a0Haley Spen-cer, Amanda Burns and Lia Miner.\r\n \r\nWarrior Basketball\r\n\r\nThe Lady Warriors\u2019 basketball season ended as they were, literally, on the way to the State Playoffs. \r\nThe season ended with 18 wins in regular season and 3 wins in tournament play. The Ladies were undefeated on their home court.\r\n\r\nThe team was ranked number three in the state Class A Coaches Poll, Metro News Power Index,\u00a0BasketballNight.com, Power Ratings and The Associated Press Poll.\r\n\r\nLed by coach Mike Kane and assistant coaches Allen Taylor and Chloe Bland, the team was set to play number five Summers County in the State Tournament, and ended the year as the number four ranked team.\r\n\r\nGirls Team Roster\r\n\r\nSophomores \u2013\u00a0Macaden Taylor and Allyson Alderman.\r\n\r\nJuniors \u2013\u00a0Kierstin Taylor, Tessa Kiner and Sienna Bircher.\r\n\r\nSeniors \u2013 Jerica Reed, Kira Bircher, Laila Calhoun, Alexa Taylor and Charity Warder.\r\n\r\nAll senior members set school records this year and are now members of the Lady Warriors Hall of Fame.\r\n\r\nJerica Reed \u2013 four three-pointers in one quarter.\r\n\r\nAlexa Taylor \u2013\u00a0350 career assists, breaking Jennifer Young\u2019s record.\r\n\r\nCharity Warder \u2013 181 season rebounds.\r\n\r\nKira Bircher \u2013\u00a017 steals in a game, breaking Madeline Jerome\u2019s record.\r\n\r\nLaila Calhoun \u2013\u00a0scored 40 points in a game, breaking Chloe Bland\u2019s record; joined the 1,000 point club.\r\n\r\nBoys basketball \u2013\u00a0led by coach Scott Garber and assistant coach Kathy Mason \u2013\u00a0had a great year, with a strong group of students who stuck together throughout the season.\r\n\r\nBoys Team Roster\r\n\r\nFreshmen \u2013\u00a0Jax Osborne, Nacota Smith, Holden Sharp, Cole Keller, Ryan Halterman, William Wilson and Braedan Hayhurst.\u00a0\r\n\r\nSophomores \u2013\u00a0Hunter Curran, Franklin Burgess, Sean Bevearge, Cash Keating, Jamie Vandevender and Ethan Armstrong.\u00a0\r\n\r\nJuniors \u2013\u00a0Devon Biggs and Brandon Burns.\u00a0\r\n\r\nSeniors \u2013 Dakota Workman, Brody Buzzard, Dalton Hendrick, Kolton Alderman and Dakin Rexrode.\r\n\r\nWarrior Golf\r\n\r\nGolf team coach David Moore said the three-man team \u2013 David Gibb, Michael Kane and Talon Shuttleworth - put forth a great effort this year. The season ended with Gibb placing 14th overall in Single A at the State Tournament.\r\n\r\nWarrior Track\r\n\r\nThe girls and boys track teams were unable to compete this year, however, coaches Aaron Pugh and Josh Abbott recognized the athletes who would have represented PCHS.\r\n\r\nGirls Roster\r\n\r\nFreshmen \u2013 Haley Spen-cer, Makenzie Thomas, Sydney Puffenbarger, Grace Beverage, Amanda Burns, Christy Casey and Caitlin Mallow.\r\n\r\nSophomores \u2013\u00a0Jayden Cover, Makenna McKenney, Hazel Riley, Macaden Taylor and Joslyn Simmons.\r\n\r\nJuniors \u2013\u00a0Kiara Davis, Savannah McMillion, Tessa Kiner and Cheylin Woodruff.\r\n\r\nSeniors \u2013\u00a0Sage McLaughlin, Shayna Hammons, Laila Calhoun, Charity Warder, Cloey Sharp and Kira Bircher.\u00a0\r\n\r\nBoys Roster\r\n\r\nFreshmen \u2013\u00a0Mason Solliday,\u00a0 Waylon Lucabaugh, Brycen Caroll, Max O\u2019Ganian, Gage Wilson, Jax Osborne, Ryan Roy and Holden Sharp.\r\n\r\nSophomores \u2013\u00a0Max Er-vine, Carter Canada, Mateus Stitzinger,\u00a0Sean Beverage, Iam Johnston, Aidan Madison, Ethan Armstrong and Cage Burdette.\r\n\r\nJuniors \u2013\u00a0Ayden Carroll,\u00a0Silas Riley,\u00a0Jarett Lucabaugh,\u00a0Conner Spencer,\u00a0 Wyatt Foe,\u00a0Glenn Malcomb, Jacob Davis and Hadden Mick.\r\n\r\nSeniors \u2013\u00a0Isaac Evans,\u00a0 Thomas Smith, Dakin Rexrode and Garrett Coleman.\r\n\r\nWarrior Baseball\r\n\r\nThe baseball team didn\u2019t get to hit the diamond this year. Coach Randy Irvine and assistant coach Lonnie Armstrong will regroup and prepare for the 2020-2021 season.\r\n\r\nTeam Roster\r\n\r\nFreshmen \u2013 Randy Long, Nacota Smith and Austin Morgan.\r\n\r\nSophomores \u2013\u00a0David Gibb, Franklin Burgess, Jonathon Valido, Charles Long and Benjamin Dunz.\r\n\r\nJuniors \u2013\u00a0Jesse Bostic and Jacob Barkley.\r\n\r\nSeniors \u2013 Andrew Via, Bill Hardesty, Dalton Hendrick and Brody Buzzard.\r\n\r\nWarrior Softball\r\n\r\nSoftball also missed having a season, but will be ready for next year with the help of coach Justin Kerr and assistant coaches Crystal Kerr and Ray Hendrick.\r\n\r\nTeam Roster\r\n\r\nFreshmen \u2013 Grace Beverage, Talisa Arbogast, Me-linda Beverage, Emma Riffe, Kelsi Taylor and Kassidy Long.\r\n\r\nSophomores \u2013\u00a0Dakota Snider, Samantha Hammons, Maxine Puffenbarger, Sierra Calhoun and Rachel Ames.\r\n\r\nJuniors \u2013 Autumn Lane, Jennalee Meck, Chloe Hardesty, Sienna Bircher, Emma Dean and Kierstin Taylor.\r\n\r\nSeniors \u2013 Hallie Kane, Carly Keatley and Charity Warder.