Corona del Mar High's Cayman Carter and Ryan Griffin, Estancia's Ben Beck and Colby Koste, and Newport Harbor's Derek Kula and Landon Gyulay were among those honored as scholar-athletes by the National Football Foundation Orange County Chapter Monday night at the Anaheim Convention Center.
CdM Coach Scott Meyer was named a Coach of the Year along with Edison's Dave White at the 43rd annual awards dinner.
Laird Hayes, a Newport Beach resident and retired Orange Coast College professor, was honored as a Football Official of the Year for his work in the NFL. Hayes, a side judge, has worked in three Super Bowls in 18 seasons.
Meyer, in his second season, led the Sea Kings to their second straight CIF Southern Section Southern Division championship.
— Steve Virgen