Overall Record (26-2) Capital District (13-0)
2017 TDIT Runners-Up (Richmond Times Dispatch Invitational)
2017-2018 VHSL 5B Regional Champions (1st in school history)
2017- 2018 VHSL Class 5 State Champions (1st in school history)
Ranked #1 in the Virginia Preps Final State Poll
Ranked #2 in the Richmond-Times Dispatch Final Poll
Ranked #1 in the RVA Sports Network Final Poll
Set a school record with a 22 game winning streak.
26 straight Capital District wins.
Finished with the best record in school history (26-2)
#1 Kenard Richardson– All- Region (3rd Team)
#5 Tyrese Jenkins– All-Region (1st Team), All- State (1st Team), VHSL Class State Player of Year, All-Metro (1st Team)
#12 Anthony Williams– All-Region (1st Team), All State (2nd Team)
#4 Jason Nelson- All-Region (3rd Team)
Andrew Lacey– VHSL Class 5 State Coach of Year
Varina Blue Devils Men’s Basketball Program invites you to attend “Blue Devil Madness”. It is our basketball season kick-off rally that will be held at Varina High School Gym. See details below about the event to help our program kick-off the season.
- VHS Men’s & Women’s Basketball Teams
- VHS Cheerleaders, Dance Team, & Step Team
- VHS Wrestling Team
- VHS Swim Team
- Class vs. Class Competitions
- Navy vs. White Game
- Half-Court Shot Contest
- 3-Point Contest
- Dunk Contest
Date of the event is November 18, 2017.
Time: Doors open at 6:00 p.m. and first event will start at 6:30 p.m.
Cost: $5.00 (Tickets go on sale Monday, November 13, 2017).
This event is expected to have a large crowd and you do not want to miss this!
You Need Updated Paperwork ALREADY ON FILE To Try-Out!!!
Packets can be picked up in main office or from the school’s website.
- This MUST be a 2017 VHSL Athletics Physical form
- Must be RECENT – May 1, 2017 through present
- Must have all blanks filled INCLUDING ALL SIGNATURES and academic history, medical history, DATED doctor’s physical exam & insurance information
- Student Activities Contract signed by athlete and parent/guardian
- Concussion Form signed by athlete and parent/guardian
Monday, November 6, 2017
All Boys’ Basketball players will meet in Coach Lacey’s Room (227/Gym) at 5:00 pm on Monday. Try-outs will follow from 6:00-8:30 PM in the gymnasium.
First Cuts will be made following Try-Outs on Tuesday, November 7.
Final Rosters will be selected at the conclusion of varsity football season/playoffs. Until that time we will make cuts daily as needed.
What to Wear To Try-Out
-Plain, White or Light Colored T-Shirt – Coaches will provide tape and markers to place Name Tag on shirt/Number – prospects MUST wear Name Tag/Number each day of tryouts.
-A dark pair of basketball shorts (Black/Navy).
-Socks & a pair of basketball sneakers
Overall Record (21-7) Conference 12 (4-1) Capital District (13-0)
2016 TDIT Runners-Up (Richmond Times Dispatch Invitational)
2017 Conference 12 Runners-up (Third straight Conference Championship game appearances with at (2-1) record in champion games)
2017 5A South Regional (3rd Place)
2017 5A State Tournament Quarter-finalist (First appearance since 2001)
Ranked #7 in the Virginia Preps Final State Poll
Ranked #3 in the Richmond-Times Dispatch Final Poll
Ranked #3 in the RVA Sports Network Final Poll
Ranked #3 in the RVA GameBreaker Final Poll
#1 Andre Watkins– All-Conference (1st Team), All- Region (1st Team), Most Outstanding Player (Team)
#30 Kenneth Southerland– All-Conference (1st Team), All-Region (2nd Team)
#5 Tyrese Jenkins– All-Conference (2nd Team)
#23 Samond “Six” Pinchback– All-Conference (Honorable Mention)
#10 Zion Ross– Best Defender (Team)
#25 Kenard Richardson– Most Improved Player (Team)
#44 Jace DePriest- Blue Devils Coaches Award (Team)