A pair of Polk County players have been named to the 2021 All-Western North Carolina football squad by the Citizen-Times in Asheville.
Junior Angus Weaver earned second-team selection as a linebacker while senior Steven Chupp received a second-team spot as a kick/punt returner.
Despite battling a hand injury much of the season, Weaver finished the 2021 season with 120 tackles, seven sacks and 21 tackles for loss, each a team-high. He also had an interception and fumble recovery.
Chupp averaged 24 yards per kickoff return and 13.5 yards per punt return. He returning the opening kickoff of Polk County’s game at Patton 94 yards for a touchdown.
Hendersonville’s Gavin Gosnell was named the Offensive Player of the Year, with Asheville’s Micah Ward named the Defensive Player of the year and Mitchell’s Travise Pittman named the Coach of the Year.