WDBJ7 celebrated its 29th season of Friday Football Extra with an awards banquet Wednesday at the Salem Civic Center.
WDBJ7 handed out awards to players, coaches, teams, as well as two scholarships.
The invocation was given by Rockbridge County quarterback Porter Abell.
Four teams in the WDBJ7 viewing area -- Brookville, George Wythe, Liberty Christian Academy, and Virginia Episcopal – won state championships this year.
Here is a list of awards given out at the banquet:
Roy Stanley Miller Scholarships: Reanna Hamm, James River; Charles Dickson, Covington; Caleb Richmond, William Byrd; C.J. Kremm, George Wythe.
Billy McBride Jr. Scholarship: Jessica Hart, Cave Spring.
Noel C. Taylor Scholar-Athlete Award: Zack Akers, Pulaski County.
Lee Cook Lineman of the Year: Braxton Pfaff, Liberty Christian Academy.
Group A Coach of the Year: H.S. Ingo, George Wythe.
Group AA Coach of the Year: Buddy Brown, Tunstall.
Group AAA Coach of the Year: Alan Fiddler, Patrick Henry High School.
Friday Football Extra Coach of the Year: Jeff Woody, Brookville.
Friday Football Extra Team of the Year: Brookville Bees
WDBJ7 also recognized all of its Friday Football Extra Players of the Week. To watch or read all 15 of their stories, click here.