9 GHS athletes commit to colleges

by Kim Robins - Posted on Apr 26, 2018 - 11:49 AM

{image_2} Nine Gloucester High School student athletes committed to becoming college-level student athletes during Signing Day at GHS last Thursday. 

Four of the athletes committed to play for college football teams. They included Allah Armstead, who has been a varsity football player for the Dukes for three years. Armstead also played basketball and has been a track athlete. He will play football for Bluefield College while pursuing a degree in sports management. 

GHS linebacker Peyton Carneal, with four years on the GHS varsity football squad, will pursue a degree in economics while playing for Hampden-Sydney College. Carneal has also been a track and field athlete at GHS.

Dukes’ quarterback Isaiah Spencer is a four-year varsity player who has also participated in basketball, baseball and track at GHS. He will study rehabilitation at Old Dominion University while playing for the Monarchs. 

Cameron Walker is another four-year varsity football player who has also participated in track and field and earned a VHSL Class 5A State Wrestling Championship at 220 pounds. He will play for Hampton University while pursuing a degree in chemical engineering.

Hunter Green is a four-year volleyball player at GHS who has also participated in track and field and basketball for the Dukes. He will play volleyball for Barton College in North Carolina while pursuing a degree in chemistry.

Jacob Durren is a three-year volleyball player for the Dukes and also played basketball. He has not decided what studies he will pursue while playing volleyball for Eastern Mennonite University. 

Hunter Martin, who has been on the GHS golf team for four years and played baseball for two, set the GHS single season scoring average record of 70.8 and twice played in the VHSL Class 5 State Golf Tournament. He will play golf at Hampden-Sydney College while pursuing a degree in either biochemistry or business.

Allison Kladler has been a runner on the GHS cross country and track and field teams for four years. She will pursue a degree in marine science while running track at Coastal Carolina University in South Carolina.

Jillian Lawrence has played varsity field hockey at GHS for three years as goal keeper and was on the 2015 VHSL Class 5 State Championship team. She will play field hockey for the University of Mary Washington while pursuing a degree in sociology.