Welcome to the home page of the Northern Neck Districts Essex Trojans, baseball is a tradition at Essx High School a winning tradition that goes back to the schools formation in 1971. Essex has won two state titles one in 1999 the other in 2003. Essex baseball tradition was fostered by legendary coach Henry Ashton who now serves as an assistant coach. Larry Tignor local product, is the defensive assistant who works primarily with the infielders . Tim Beamer is the catching coach, he also works with baserunners and outfielders. The head coach is Ken Blackley, he works with pitching and the hitters.