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School Year 2021-2022 RMA Athletics Recap

Mark DeFoor
Spring Sports
Spring sports ended with tennis and track winding up their seasons with deep runs in the GHSA state tournament. The tennis boys made it to the Elite 8 and finished with an 11-1 record. Kevin Russell '24 was named unanimous 8-AA Region Player of the Year; Rayann Ali '23 and Kevin Russell '24 were named first-team All-Region; Diego Jusino '25 was named second-team All-Region.
 
Riverside showed strong at the 8-AA region track meet by advancing five groups to the GHSA track sectionals. Tami Odutola '22 won the region championship in the discus, while Jeremiah Shaw '23 qualified in the 100-meter sprint. Along with Shaw, cadets Rodney Robinson '23, AJ McNeil '24, and Trey Goodgames '23 qualified in the 4 x 100-meter relay. Shaw, Robinson, McNeil, and Cristan Dawson '22 qualified in the 4 x 200-meter relay. Andrew Baum '22 also qualified in the 1600-meter run.

For the 2021-22 school year overall, RMA Athletics had 18 student-athletes on all-region teams, three made all-state, one region player of the year, two region champions, and one national champion team.

Region and All-State Recipients


Name
Sport
Award
Justin Hornick
Football
1st team 8-AA All-Region, 1st Team GACA All-State (Sophomore)
Tami Odutola
Football
1st team 8-AA All-Region, 8-AA Region Champion in the discus.
Jeremiah Shaw
Football
1st team GACA All-State (Sophomore)
Jhai Ballard
Football
1st team GACA All-State (Sophomore)
Idan Azani
Basketball
1st team 8-AA All-Region
Christian West
Baseball
2nd team 8-AA All-Region
Declan Bethel
Baseball
Honorable Mention 8-AA All-Region
Kevin Russell
Tennis
8-AA Unanimous Region Player of the Year, 1st team All-Region
Rayaan Ali
Tennis
1st team 8-AA All-Region
Diego Jusino
Tennis
2nd team 8-AA All-Region
Luis Alcerreca
Soccer
1st team 8-AA All-Region
Cristan Dawson
Soccer
1st team 8-AA All-Region
Alex Pombo
Soccer
2nd team 8-AA All-Region
Juan Jose Lambert
Soccer
2nd team 8-AA All-Region
Savon Astrel
Lacrosse
Area 4 A-5A First Team All-Area Boys Lacrosse - Defense
Armand La Douceur
Lacrosse 
Area 4 A-5A First Team All-Area Boys Lacrosse - Faceoff Midfielder
Max Vogelbacher
Lacrosse
Area 4 A-5A First Team All-Area Boys Lacrosse - Honorable Mention
Nikita Piskunov
Lacrosse
Area 4 A-5A First Team All-Area Boys Lacrosse - Honorable Mention

Team Awards
Wrestling – three wrestlers advanced to the sectionals of state.
Soccer – RMA qualified for the state tournament.
Tennis – 8-AA Region Champions. Made it to the Elite 8 of the GHSA state tournament finishing with a 12 – 1 record.
Track – RMA advanced to sectionals in 5 events, 100-meter sprint, 4 x 100-meter relay, 4 x 200-meter relay, 1600-meter run, and discus.
Raiders – won the 2021 National Championship.
Lacrosse - four received Area 4 A-5A First Team All-Area Boys Lacrosse

 


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