Giles High School was named the 2013 Team of the Year on Wednesday at the Friday Football Extra banquet at the Salem Civic Center.
The Spartans capped off an undefeated 15-0 season on Saturday with thrilling come-from-behind, 20-19 victory over Brunswick in the VHSL 2A state title game.
Giles coach Jeff Williams was one of WDBJ7’s four Coach of the Year selections.
WDBJ7 celebrated its 30th season of broadcasting Friday Football Extra this year.
Here is a list of the other awards WDBJ7 handed out:
Team of the Year
Lee Cook Lineman of the Year
Coaches of the Year
Jeff Williams, Giles; Jamie Harless, Lord Botetourt; Mike Scharnus, Altavista; Burt Torrence, Northside.
Noel C. Taylor Scholar-Athlete Award
Players of the Week
Week 1 Player of the Week: Dyon Rosser Gretna
Week 2 Player of the Week: Chris Thompson, Lord Botetourt
Week 3 Player of the Week: Zac Hill, William Byrd
Week 4 Player of the Week: Terrell Edmunds, Dan River
Week 5 Player of the Week: Ryheem Dawson, Parry McCluer
Week 6 Player of the Week: Randall Jones, Rustburg
Week 7 Player of the Week: Brett Whitlow, Giles
Week 8 Player of the Week: Steven Peoples, Galax
Week 9 Player of the Week: D.A. Christian, Amherst County
Week 10 Player of the Week: R.J. Jordan, Radford