Wakefield High quarterback Evan Brabrand and Wake Forest runner Bryce Love share football player of the year honors in the Cap Eight 4A Conference.
Love helped lead Wake Forest to the N.C. High School Athletic Association 4AA finals while Brabrand helped Wakefield to a share of the regular-season title.
Leesville Road’s Malcolm Hitchcock was the offensive player of the year and Sam Blue was the defensive player of the year. Broughton’s Andrew King was the special teams player of the year.
Wakefield’s Rod Sink was the coach of the year.
The all-conference team included:
Evan Brabrand, Aaron Zhang, Justin Bethea, Jake Butler, Josh Lowery, George Ihediwa, Nick Dennis, Julian Drew, Drew Lair, Tevin Hargrove, Mike Shelton, Dallaw McDougal, Rey Gill
Chris Pendergraft, Darius Darden, Spencer Eason-Riddle, Zane Weekman, Malcolm Hitchcock, Braxton Berrios, Taylan Johnson, Khmari Alexander, Brock Pyper, Bryan Henriquez. Honorable mention: Connor Eller, Alex Butler, Daniel Gleiverman, Max Reconnu, Patrick Rice, Nate Duell
Sam Blue, Khalil Spears, Brian Miller, James Smith-Williams, Julian Williams, Reid Herring, Paul Oquendo, Naquan Bryant, Dillon Dawkins, Reche Hunter, Marcus Marshall
Antwuan Elliott, Cole Nigor, Daeqwan Bailey, Bryson Powers, Jeriko Styles, Jah Laville, Elijah Bell, Elijan Bivens
Greg Clifton, Jalen Parson, Matt Baker, Tyler Crowther, Jeff Gemmell, Trey Ratliff. Honorable mention: Charles Johnson, Azubeze Uzoma, Jack Doyle, Blake Walters, Josh Murphy, Matt Sattler
Jalyn Thorpe, Dexter Lawrence, Antwain Terry, Norman Cade, Javon Felder, Kendall Massey, Devante’ Reynolds, Mack Moore, Bryce Love
Patrick Kearney, Rashid Hurst, Keenan Willard, Dominic Ford, Andrew King
De’Jon Bosley; Roy Garris