Lincolnton receiver Sage Surratt is the Associated Press’ 2016 North Carolina Offensive Player of the Year and Wake Forest linebacker Darius Hodge is the Defensive Player of the Year.
Surratt had 129 catches for 2,104 yards and 28 touchdowns this season, setting single-season records for receptions and yardage. Last year, Sage’s brother Chazz, who’s currently at North Carolina, was named the AP’s Offensive Player of the Year.
Hodge, who is a North Carolina State-recruit, led Wake Forest to the 2016 Class 4AA state title.
Wake Forest head coach Reggie Lucas was named the AP Coach of the Year.
Below is the All-State Football team.
2016 North Carolina AP All-State High School Football Team
|QB||Holton Ahlers||D.H. Conley||10|
|RB||Zamir White||Scotland County||11|
|RB||E.J. Harris||J.H. Rose||9|
|WR||Nolan Groulx||Davidson Day||6|
|OL||Eric Douglas||Mallard Creek||17|
|OL||D’mitri Emmanuel||Marvin Ridge||11|
|OL||T.J. Moore||Mallard Creek||10|
|DL||Xach Gill||Wake Forest||11|
|LB||Darius Hodge||Wake Forest||21|
|DB||Daniel Jackson||Middle Creek||15|
|DB||Madison Cone||East Forsyth||14|
|DB||Aapri Washington||Mtn. Island Charter||13|
|K||Chris Dunn||North Davidson||12|
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