Today the Randolph Community celebrated the decisions by three senior student-athletes. Their determination and dedication in the classroom and on the field, track, trail and in the pool have led them to this day and the opportunity to further their education and athletic endeavors beyond high school. We are honored to celebrate with each one of them and their families and coaches. View photos in the online gallery or on Vidigami.
Randolph Cross Country and Track athlete, Matthew Estopinal has attended Randolph since the 2nd grade. He started running for the Randolph Cross Country Team in the 7th grade and was part of the 2014 and 2016 First Runner-up teams. He added indoor and outdoor track in 9th grade.
Matthew holds many honors to include the following:
- He is the combined 4A-5A State Champion in both the 3200 and 1600 Meters for indoor track this year with times in each event that set new state meet records.
- Matthew qualified to run in the prestigious New Balance Nationals Indoor 5K this year which took place in NYC where he finished 9th out the top runners in the nation.
- This past weekend he became the 2018 4A State Champion in the 3200 and State Runner Up in the 1600 at the outdoor track state meet in Gulf Shores
- This past fall Matthew was the 4A State Runner Up at the Cross Country state meet
- Also, last summer he was selected to the AHSAA North Alabama All Star Cross Country team which is one of the highest honors given to rising seniors.
- Matthew holds the Randolph school records in cross country’s 5K, as well as track’s 1600 and 3200 Meter runs
- Most impressive of all was when Matthew was named the 4A Region winner of the Bryant-Jordan Student Scholar Award this year based on his stellar running accolades combined with his 4.60 GPA and perfect 36 ACT score.
Randolph School is proud to announce that Matthew will be attending Vanderbilt University next year to run with their Men’s Cross Country program.
Crockett Worthington started attending Randolph in the first grade and he started his baseball journey at age 8 in the Huntsville Eastern Little League park where he played on the 10 yr old State Championship Team and participated in the Little League World Series for minor leaguers in Huntington, West Va.
As a Randolph Middle School baseball player, Crockett was selected to the All-County Team after his team finished the season, 22-3. During his 4 years as a Raider Varsity baseball player Crockett played on the back to back Area Championship teams in 2015-2016 and was selected to the Alabama Coaches All Star team in 2017. Crockett’s career Randolph teams won 90 games w/ only 35 losses. Playing mostly 1st base, Crockett’s career Fielding % was .952.
In 2018 he had 168 total plays with 10 double plays, 13 assists and 147 put outs. He went 2-0 from the mound this year with 15 strikeouts and an era of 0.81
Crockett’s career batting average as a Randolph Raider was .276 and this year he produced 20 hits including 4 doubles, one home run producing 17 RBI.
Crockett played summer and Fall baseball for the East Cobb Patriots in Cobb County, Ga and for the East Coast Sox in Mississippi where he batted .326 and was selected to play in the Perfect Game National wood bat Tournament series. In the summer of 2017, Crockett traveled throughout the US playing in showcase events from Long Island, NY, to Tampa Fla. before deciding to play at Rollins College as his school of choice.
Randolph School is proud to announce that Crockett will be attending Rollins College in Orlando, FL next year to play baseball.
Last, but not least senior Randolph Swimmer, Delaney Wood
Delaney has competed in the Randolph Swim program for four years as well as HSA (the Huntsville Swim Association) swim program for four years. During her time on the Randolph Swim team she has won the Pillar Award as well as the MVP award. In the classroom Delaney has earned membership into the National Honors Society and National Spanish Honors Society while obtaining a 4.11 GPA.
In addition to swimming and academics Delaney is an accomplished singer. She is the president and founder of the Randolph A Capella Club, president of the Upper School Chorus, member of the Madison County Honor Choir and 3-time member of the Alabama All-State Choir.
She has also stayed busy as a Randolph Ambassador and Vice President of the Echo Literary Magazine.
Randolph School is proud to announce that Delaney will be attending the University of the South next year where she will be swimming for the Sewanee Tigers and majoring in Pre-Med.
Once again, congratulations to these seniors, their families and coaches. We are very proud of you and we can’t wait to see you continue to shine in college.