Sefton to Play Football at Hampden-Sydney College

Clarke County High School senior Alex Sefton has committed to play football next fall at Hampden-Sydney College in Farmville, VA.

Sefton was the Bull Run District Defensive player of the year and first team Bull Run District linebacker, first team Bull Run District punter and second team Bull Run District tight end. He was also second team Region B linebacker and second team Region B punter.  Honors also included Winchester Star first team all-area linebacker and second team all-area tight end and punter, and Northern Virginia Daily first team all-area linebacker.

Sefton led his team and the area in tackles with 148. He also had two interceptions, two forced fumbles, five fumble recoveries, 19 receptions for 310 yards, and 30 punts for 1,059 yards (35.3 yard average).

He was awarded the Valley Health Sportsmanship Award Oct. 14, 2011, and the Crown Trophy Player of the Month for October 2011.

Sefton was a three-year varsity member of the CCHS football team and was named first team Bull Run District linebacker his junior year. He was also a three-year varsity member of the basketball and soccer teams. He was 2nd team Bull Run goalkeeper in 2011 and leads the area in shutouts this season. Additionally, he is a member of the Track and Field team this year.

Sefton is an honors student at CCHS finishing the requirements for the International Baccalaureate Diploma. He is the president of the CCHS Student Council Association.

He plans to study pre-law and Latin at Hampden-Sydney next year. Hampden-Sydney is an NCAA Division III school in the Old Dominion Athletic Conference.



  1. Bville-Bud says:

    Congratulations Alex.

  2. Darren "Fly" Lambert says:

    Congratulations Alex! Great Athlete and even Better Kid!

  3. Lisa D says:

    Way to go, Alex. Great job, Chris & Stacy!

  4. Beth D. says:

    Congratulations to a fine young man. Alex, I am sure you have made your family so proud. Godspeed in all your endeavors. I know you will be successful in anything you set your mind to do!