The Virginia High School League released its 2013 all-state teams from Class 2A-5A Monday, and area schools were well represented — particularly 5A finalist Briar Woods. The 6A teams will be selected at a later date.
The VHSL selection committee is composed of eight football coaches (four from each region) and two athletic directors (one from each region).
Briar Woods had the most area players named to the all-state team with five athletes selected in 5A. Penn State signee Trace McSorley is the all-state quarterback and was also named to the team as a defensive back. Fellow Falcons Jared Coker (OL), Melvin Holland (WR), Chris Larco (LB) and Hunter Ford (P) also made the team.
Here are all the area representatives on the teams released to date:
QB Trace McSorley, Sr., Briar Woods
OL Jared Coker, Sr., Briar Woods
WR Melvin Holland Jr., Sr., Briar Woods
LB Chris Larco, Sr., Briar Woods
DB Trace McSorley, Sr., Briar Woods
P Hunter Ford, Sr., Briar Woods
RB Josh Sweet, Sr., Woodgrove
DL J.J. Jackson, Sr., Woodgrove