The head coaches of the recently crowned champions of Arizona high school football will be honored Friday by the Valley of the Sun Chapter of the National Football Foundation.
Coaches Scot Bemis of 4A-II Scottsdale Notre Dame, John Sanders of 4A-I Scottsdale Saguaro and Steve Belles of 5A-I Chandler Hamilton will be recognized at the Arizona High School Champions Luncheon at the Doubletree Guest Suites, East Van Buren and 44th streets in Phoenix, starting at 12:30 p.m.
Taylor Lewan of Scottsdale Chaparral will also receive the Frank Kush Award as the state’s outstanding interior offensive lineman. Chaparral defensive end Craig Roh will be honored with the Curley Culp Award as the state’s outstanding defensive lineman. Gary Venturo of Tempe Corona del Sol will receive the Earl Putman coach of the year award.
Tickets for the luncheon are priced at $30 each.
Reservations may be made by calling (602) 548-2692 or by e-mail at VLuna1@aol.com.