RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) -- West Rowan's Scott Young has been named The Associated Press prep football coach of the year for North
Young led the Falcons (15-1) to their first state championship
earlier this month. He earned eight of a possible 20 votes from
statewide sports writers in voting results released Thursday.
Newton-Conover's Nick Bazzle finished second with five votes
after leading the team to its first state title. Thomasville's
Allen Brown and Kinston's Battle Holley each earned three votes to
tie for third.
Young has gone 103-37 in 11 seasons with six conference titles,
including the past five in a row.