East Bladen Coach Jay Raynor has been named the Region 6 Class 2A Coach of the Year by the North Carolina Soccer Coaches Association.
Raynor’s Eagles won the Three Rivers Conference championship with a perfect 14-0 record and 17-4-1 overall mark. His East Bladen squad has won 3 straight league titles while posting a 41-1 record in league play.
East Bladen also set a school record by winning 17 straight games before being edged 1-0 in the third round of the Class 2A state play-offs by top-seeded Thomasville Ledford.
Raynor was earlier named the Three Rivers Coach of the Year. This is the fourth time that Raynor has received the Region 6 Coach of the Year recognition. Twice he was Region Coach of the Year with the East Bladen girls (2013, 2018) and twice with the Eagle boys (2017, 2019).