New Kent Charles City Chronicle

News for New Kent County and Charles City County, Virginia | November 28, 2022

Whelan named to Class 3A State First Team in Competition Cheerleading

By Community Member | November 19, 2022 4:06 pm

New Kent High School Senior Riley Whelan has been named to the Class 3A State Competition Cheerleading First Team.

Whelan was recognized as part of a Nov. 17 press release sent out from the Virginia High School League. Whelan helped lead New Kent’s Lady Trojans to a Group 3A Region A Championship for the first time in school history, and a sixth-place finish in the Group 3A State Championship competition.

Two other New Kent cheerleaders earned all-state accolades. Senior Dana Douglas and Junior BriNiya Glenn were recognized as members of the Group 3A State Competition Cheerleading Second Team.