Woods’ Spaid and Patrick named Class 4 Player and Coach of the Year

VHSL Announces 2023 Class 4 Girls All-State Volleyball Team

James Woods’ Kennedy Spaid named Class 4 Player of the Year;

James Woods’ Adrienne Patrick named Class 4 Coach of the Year

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA — The Virginia High School League announces its 2023 Class 4 All-State volleyball team. James Wood sophomore outside hitter Kennedy Spaid is the Class 4 Player of the Year, and James Wood head coach Adrienne Patrick is the Class 4 Coach of the Year.

The 5’11” Spaid led the team with 346 kills and .339 hitting % this year. She also had 54 aces, 189 service points, and 18 blocks. Additionally, her on-court dominance led the team with 338 serve receptions, finishing second with 193 digs. A two-year starter and captain, she has earned first-team district, region, and state honors the past two seasons, including District and Region Player of the Year.

Patrick led James Wood to a  27-2 record and a second consecutive state title with a 3-0 (27-25, 25-20, 25-14) win over Hanover in the Class 4 finals. It is her second straight state Coach of the Year selection after leading the Colonels to a 26-1 record and their first state title in school history. A former James Wood athlete and graduate, she has compiled a 53-3 record the past two seasons and a 75-14 career mark after four seasons as head coach. Additionally, Patrick has earned District and Region COY honors in the past two seasons.

The all-state volleyball team consists of nine position players and one libero. Only those players selected to the all-region first-team are eligible for selection to the all-state team. The all-state selection committee comprises eight coaches, with two from each region.

2023 VHSL Class 4 Girls All-State Volleyball Team.