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Walton Named Head Coach at Bishop Ireton

T.C. Williams’ award-winning basketball coach joins Bishop Ireton roster. (Photo courtesy of Bishop Ireton)

Alexandria, VA – Bishop Ireton High School has hired Kesha Walton as the new varsity girl’s head basketball coach. Walton comes to Bishop Ireton after spending the past 12 years at T.C. Williams, where she served as the girl’s junior varsity and varsity head coach.

“We are pleased to announce the hiring of Kesha,” said Athletic Director Bryce Bevill. “She is a terrific coach and will be a great ambassador and leader for our girls basketball program.”

During her tenure as varsity head coach at T.C. Williams, Walton led the Titans to five district titles and two state tournament appearances while compiling a record of 181-31. She earned three district coach-of-the-year awards during her time as coach.

A 2002 graduate of North Carolina A&T University, Walton earned four letters (1999-2002) with the Aggies. Her list of accolades include being named to the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC), All-Freshman Team (1999), first team all-conference (2002), team Most Valuable Player and North Carolina A&T Female Athlete of the Year (2002).

About Bishop Ireton: Bishop Ireton High School, a Catholic preparatory high school located in historic Alexandria, Virginia, began its proud heritage of academic excellence in 1964. As a Salesian community of learning, Bishop Ireton is dedicated to the educational and spiritual formation of young men and women, challenging them to Advance Always in scholarship, service, and in the love of God and one another. The school is accredited by the Virginia Catholic Education Association, the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, and AdvancED.

Mary Wadland

Mary Wadland is the Publisher and Editor in Chief of The Zebra Press, founded by her in 2010. Originally from Delray Beach, Florida, Mary is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Hollins College in Roanoke, VA and has lived and worked in the Alexandria publishing community since 1987.

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