Pair of local pitchers earn national rankings, heading to UVA

UVA-Bound: Sometimes teammates and sometimes rivals, top-notch pitchers Courtney Layne (left, Appomattox County High School) and Eden Bigham (right, Rustburg High School), along with Jade Hylton (center, Bassett High School) will be joining forces at the University of Virginia next year after they graduate from high school. The three have played both together and against each other in high school and (pictured) travel softball tournaments. They are nationally ranked recruits.