BWHS_Lauren Twitty

Lauren Twitty bumps the ball during Briar Woods High School’s five-set victory over Princess Anne in the 2014 Virginia 5A state championship match. Twitty was one of nine student-athletes selected for the inaugural Hall of Fame class at Briar Woods.

Briar Woods High School has selected its inaugural Athletic Hall of Fame class. The 13-member class includes nine student-athletes, two coaches and two contributors.

The class consists of student-athletes Alex Carter, Michael Hulcher, Holly Johnson, Macy Jones, Trace McSorley, Brandon Polk, Lauren Twitty, Collin Verfurth and McKensey Ziegler; coaches Kristen Develli and Charlie Pierce; and contributors Ed Starzenski and Joe Breinig Sr.

Briar Woods, which opened in the fall of 2005, will hold an induction ceremony at a date to be determined. Athletes selected for the inaugural class attended Briar Woods between 2005 and 2015.


Alex Carter (Football)

Michael Hulcher (Wrestling)

Holly Johnson (Cheer)

Macy Jones (Softball)

Trace McSorley (Football)

Brandon Polk (Track and field)

Lauren Twitty (Volleyball)

Collin Verfurth (Boys soccer)

McKensey Ziegler (Girls soccer)


Kristen Develli (Cheer, 4 state championships)

Charlie Pierce (Football, 3 state championships)


Ed Starzenski (First BWHS principal)

Joe Breinig Sr. (First BWHS athletic director)

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