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Union's James Mitchell and Jeb Stidham earn VHSL Class 2 first team All-State football honors

Pat Kenney • Dec 14, 2017 at 4:49 PM

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. - JaVon Scruggs from Appomattox was named the Virginia High School League Class 2 defensive player of the year on Thursday. Scruggs led the Raiders to their third-straight state football title last weekend.

Jayden Williams from R.E. Lee-Staunton was named the offensive player of the year.

Doug Smith from Appomattox was selected the Class 2 coach of the year.

Union’s James Mitchell was named first team tight end and also was selected as a first team defensive back and punt returner.

The Bears’  Jeb Stidham was a first team selection as a defensive lineman.

Virginia High School League

Class 2 All-State Football Teams

Offensive Player of the Year

Jayden Williams, R.E. Lee-Staunton

Defensive Player of the Year

JaVon Scruggs, Appomattox

Coach of the Year

Doug Smith, Appomattox

FIRST TEAM

OFFENSE

Jayden Williams, Sr., QB, R.E. Lee-Staunton

Alex Gillispie, Sr., C, Giles

Tavion Hall, Sr., OL, R.E. Lee-Staunton

Bryan Wallace Clarke, Sr., OL, Clarke County

Daniel Baldwin, Sr., OL, Appomattox

John Shaffer, Sr., OL, Glenvar

Omar Bailey, Sr., RB, Appomattox

Ryan Bidelman, Sr., RB, Giles

Jack Leonard, Sr., RB, Glenvar

Tre Simmons, Sr., WR, R.E. Lee-Staunton

Taymon Cooke, Sr., WR, Graham

De'Von Graves, Sr., WR, Appomattox

James Mitchell, Sr., TE, Union

Levin Forrest, So., K, Richlands

Coolen Shaw, Jr., KR, Appomattox

Dylan Jenkins, Sr., All-Purpose, Luray

DEFENSE

Ricky Mayfield, Sr., DL, Goochland

Jeb Stidham, Sr., DL, Union

Maxx Philpott, Jr., DL, Glenvar

Bryan Wallace, Sr., DE, Clarke County

Drew Mann, Sr., DE, Appomattox

Robert Henesey, Sr., LB, Poquoson

Dylan Culpen, Sr., LB, R.E. Lee-Staunton

Dante Vineyard, Sr., LB, Graham

Daniel Baldwin, Sr., LB, Appomattox

James Mitchell, Sr., DB, Union

De'Von Graves, Sr., DB, Appomattox

JaVon Scruggs, Sr., DB, Appomattox

Josh Clifford, Sr., DB, Glenvar

Nick Fariss, Jr., P, Appomattox

James Mitchell, Sr., PR, Union

Colten Hicks, Jr., All-Purpose, Poquoson

SECOND TEAM

OFFENSE

Javon Scruggs, Sr., QB, Appomattox

Grayson Maning, Jr., C, Central Woodstock

Ethan Kopczynski, Sr., OL, Goochland

Hunter Schmidt, Jr., OL, Poquoson

Brandon Bunch, Jr., OL, Union

Maxx Philpott, Jr., OL, Glenvar

Jasper Carter, Sr., RB, Goochland

Kelby Ford, Sr., RB, Marion

Braxton Zirkle, Sr., RB, Union

Kyle Clanton, Jr., WR, Central Woodstock

Darrias Brown, Jr., WR, East Rockingham

Howard Divens, Jr., WR, Amelia

Drew Mann, Sr., TE, Appomattox

Nick Fariss, JR., K, Appomattox

Tamon Cooke, Sr., KR, Graham

Greg Archer, Sr., All-Purpose, Amelia

DEFENSE

Tavion Hall, Sr., DL, R.E. Lee-Staunton

Declan Franklin, Jr., DL, Central Woodstock

Cameron Jackson, Sr., DL, Appomattox

Drew Comer, Sr., DE, Luray

Hunter Stanley, Sr., DE, Glenvar

Sam Broks, Jr., LB, Goochland

Max Barrett, Jr., LB, Poquoson

Tanner Kennedy, Sr., LB, Union

Colby Street, So., LB, Glenvar

Varsey Bright, Sr., DB, Central Woodstock

Zack Qualls, Sr., DB, Union

Cam Allen, Jr., DB, Graham

Ryan Bidelman, Sr., DB, Giles

Colten Hicks, Jr., P, Poquoson

Kyle Clanton, Jr., PR, Central Woodstock

Hunter Phlegar, Sr., All-Purpose, Glenvar

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