Two rising seniors from Western North Carolina, Christ School’s Austin Cooke (lineman) and Franklin’s Jeremiah Young (linebacker), are part of the NCPreps.com all-classifications all-state football team.
Cooke has an early scholarship offer from Western Carolina University and is from Henderson County.
Young was named the 2013 WNC Athletic Conference Defensive Player of the Year after making a team-high 101.5 tackles to go along with 2.5 sacks, two forced fumbles and a fumble recovery. Young was also the leading rusher for the WNCAC champions with 275 carries for 1,788 yards and 28 touchdowns.
The complete NCPreps.com all-state team can be viewed here.