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    Riverheads High School

    Football

    GO RED PRIDE !

     

     

     

     

    District Champions:  1975, 1976, 1999, 2000, 2002, 2005, 2006, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2014, 2015, 2017
    Region B Play-offs:  1975, 1976, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2017, 2018
    Sectional Play-offs:  2011, 2012, 2013, 2014
    Sectional Runner-ups:   2011
    Sectional Champions:  2013
    Region B Runner-up:   2003, 2005, 2009
    Region Champions:    2000, 2006, 2010, 2017, 2018
    Region Finalist:   2013, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018
    State Play-offs:   2000, 2006, 2010, 2013, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018
    State Runner-Ups:  2015
    State Champions:  2000, 2006, 2010, 2016, 2017, 2018
      
    Head Football Coach:          Robert Casto        
    Assistant Coaches:             Ray Norcross, Mike Hemp, Ryan Armstrong, Dillon Norcross
     
    Head JV Football Coach:            TBD
    Assistant JV Football Coaches:  Scott Swats, Kendall Casto
     
    2018 Season Information
    Varsity Football Season Record: 13-1
    JV Football Season Record: 10-0
     
    Congratulations to the Riverheads HS Football team for winning the 2018 VHSL Class 1 State Championship!  They defeated Chilhowie 35-7 to win the programs 6th state title and 3rd in a row!
     
    2018 VHSL Class 1 All State Football Team Honors
    Gage Maxfield-Center-1st Team
    Collin Armstrong-Offensive Lineman-1st Team
    Zac Smiley-Running Back-1st Team
    Moose Lee-Tight End-1st Team
    Peyton Skillman-Kicker-1st Team
    Brian Hostetler-Defenisve Lineman-1st Team
    Forrest Shuey-Defensive End-1st Team
    Blake Smith-Defensive Back-1st Team
    Justin McWhorter-Linebacker-1st Team
    Blake Smith-Defensive Player of the Year
    Robert Casto-Coach of the Year
    Jake Greer-Offensive Lineman-2nd Team
    Jaden Phillips-Linebacker-2nd Team
    Drew Bond-Defensive Back-2nd Team
     
     
    2018 All Region 1B Football Team Honors
    Gage Maxfield-Center-1st Team
    Collin Armstrong-Offensive Lineman-1st Team
    Jake Greer-Offensive Lineman-1st Team
    Zac Smiley-Running Back-1st Team
    Moose Lee-Tight End-1st Team
    Peyton Skillman-Kicker-1st Team
    Zac Smiley-Offensive Player of the Year
    Brian Hostetler-Defensive Lineman-1st Team
    Jameson Shover-Defenisve Lineman-1st Team
    Forrest Shuey-Defensive End-1st Team
    Justin McWhorter-Linebacker-1st Team
    Jaden Phillips-Linebacker-1st Team
    Blake Smith-Defensive Back-1st Team
    Drew Bond-Defensive Back-1st Team
    Blake Smith-Defensive Player of the Year
    Devin Morris-Running Back-2nd Team
    Robert Casto-Coach of the Region Champions
     
     
    2018 Shenandoah All District Football Team Honors
    Forrest Shuey-Defensive End-1st Team
    Brian Hostetler-Defensive Lineman-1st Team
    Justin McWhorter-Linebacker-1st Team
    Blake Smith-Defensive Back-1st Team
    Defensive Player of the Year-Blake Smith
    Gage Maxfield-Center-1st Team
    Collin Armstrong-Offensive Lineman-1st Team
    Jameson Shover-Defensive Lineman-2nd Team
    Jaden Phillips-Linebacker-2nd Team
    Drew Bond-Defensive Back-2nd Team
    Drew Bond-Punter-2nd Team
    Jake Greer-Offensive Lineman-2nd Team
    Moose Lee-Tight End-2nd Team
    Zac Smiley-Running Back-2nd Team
    Peyton Skillman-Kicker-2nd Team
     
    2018 Valley VCA All Star Team
    Justin McWhorter-QB
    Jake Greer-OL
    Moose Lee-TE
    Drew Bond-CB
    Jaden Phillips-LB
    Forest Shuey-DE
    Blake Smith-S
     
    Congratulations to the Riverheads High School Football team for winning the 2017 VHSL Class 1 State Football Championship by defeating Chilhowie 42-0!  This is back to back state titles, 3 state title game appearances in a row and the school's 5th state championship and 6th state championship appearance!
     

    Riverheads Football Helmets on SALE

    Buy an authentic Riverheads Football Helmet.  These game worn helmets would make a greatcollectors’ items for any Red Pride fan. These helmets have been worn in all the big games over the past several years including the 2006 and 2010 state championship seasons!  If you are interested in owning/purchasing one of these helmets, please contact Riverheads Athletic Director C.J. Van Devander (540-337-1921 or by email (vandevander.wc@augusta.k12.va.us) or head football coach Robert Casto (540-337-1921 or by email at rcasto@augusta.k12.va.us).  You can own one today for ONLY $30.00.  Purchase a piece of Riverheads Football history and take advantage of this limited time opportunity (supplies are limited)!  Go RED PRIDE!

     

    2017 Season Information

    Varsity Football Season Record: 12-2

    JV Football Season Record: 8-1

     

    -Shenandoah District Champions

    -Region B Champions

    -VHSL Class 1 State Champions

     

    2017 Shenandoah Football All-District Team Honors

    Alex Diehl-Defensive Lineman-1st Team

    Justin McWhorter-Linebacker-1st Team

    Blake Smith-Defensive Back-1st Team

    Chandler Branch-Center-1st Team

    Alex Diehl-Lineman-1st Team

    Jaden Phillips-Linebacker-2nd Team

    Tyler Smith-Defensive Back-2nd Team

    Dalton Jordan-Running Back-2nd Team

    Peyton Skillman-Kicker-2nd Team

     

    2017 All Region 1B Football Team

    Chandler Branch-Center-1st Team

    Alex Diehl-Offensive Line-1st Team

    Dalton Jordan-Running Back-1st Team

    Forrest Shuey-Tight End-1st Team

    Peyton Skillman-Kicker-1st Team

    Moose Lee-All Purpose-1st Team

    Forrest Shuey-Defensive End-1st Team

    Alex Diehl-Defensive Line-1st Team

    Justin McWhorter-Linebacker-1st Team

    Jaden Phillips-Linebacker-1st Team

    Blake Smith-Defensive Back-1st Team

    Tyler Smith-Defenisive Back-1st Team

    Jake Greer-Offensive LIne-2nd Team

    Devin Morris-Running Back-2nd Team

    Defensive Player of the Year-Blake Smith

    Coach of the Year-Robert Casto

     

    2017 Class 1 All State Football Team

    Chandler Branch-Center-1st Team

    Alex Diehl-Offensive Lineman-1st Team

    Dalton Jordan-Running Back-1st Team

    Forrest Shuey-Defensive End-1st Team

    Justin McWhorter-Linebacker-1st Team

    Blake Smith-Defensive Back-1st Team

    Moose Lee-All Purpose-2nd Team

    Peyton Skillman-2nd Team

    Tyler Smith-Defensive Back-2nd Team

    Blake Smith-VHSL Class 1 Defensive Player of the Year

    Robert Casto-VHSL Class 1 Coach of the Year

     
     
    2016 Season Information
    Varsity Football Season Record: 13-1
    JV Football Season Record: 8-2
     
    -Shenandoah District Runner-Up 
    -Regional Finalists
    -State Semi-Finalists 
    -State Champions 
     
    2016 Shenandoah Football All-District Team Honors
    Chase Armstrong-Defensive End-1st Team
    Jeffery Maddox-Defensive Lineman-1st Team
    Ridge Stokes-Linebacker-1st Team
    Brett Hostetler-Linebacker-1st Team
    Ridge Stokes-Punter-1st Team
    Chandler Branch-Center-1st Team
    Ben Armstrong-Lineman-1st Team
    James Rea-1st Team
    Ridge Stokes-Tight End-1st Team
    Harrison Schaefer-Running Back-1st Team
    Rinaldo Martina-Kicker-1st Team
    Alex Diehl-Defensive Lineman-2nd Team
    Harrison Schaefer-Defensive Back-2nd Team
    Tyler Smith-Defensive Back-2nd Team
    Trenton Reid-Lineman-2nd Team
    Dalton Jordan-Running Back-2nd Team
     
    2016 All-Conference Football Team Honors
    Chase Armstrong-Defensive End-1st Team
    Jeffery Maddox-Defensive Lineman-1st Team
    Alex Diehl-Defensive Lineman-1st Team
    Ridge Stokes-Linebacker-1st Team
    Brett Hostetler-Linebacker-2nd Team
    Tyler Smith-Defensive Back-1st Team
    Blake Smith-Defensive Back-1st Team
    Ridge Stokes-Punter-1st Team
    Ridge Stokes-All Conference 44 Defensive Player of the Year
    Robert Casto-All Conference 44 Coach of the Year
    Chandler Branch-Center-1st Team
    James Rea-Offensive Lineman-1st Team
    Ben Armstrong-Offensive Lineman-1st Team
    Trenton Reid-Offensive Lineman-2nd Team
    Ridge Stokes-Tight End-1st Team
    Harrison Schaefer-Running Back-1st Team
    Dalton Jordan-Running Back-2nd Team
    Rinaldo Martina-Kicker-1st Team
    Harrison Schaefer-All Conference 44 Player of the Year
     
    2016 All-Region 1A East Football Team Honors
    Chandler Branch-Center-1st Team
    James Rea-Offensive Lineman-1st Team
    Harrison Schaefer-Running Back-1st Team
    Ridge Stokes-Tight End-1st Team
    Rinaldo Martina-Kicker-1st Team
    Jeffrey Maddox-Defensive Lineman-1st Team
    Ridge Stokes-Linebacker-1st Team
    Punter-Ridge Stokes-1st Team
    Ridge Stokes-All Region 1A East Defensive Player of the Year
    Ben Armstrong-Offensive Lineman-2nd Team
    Chase Armstrong-Defenisve End-2nd Team
    Tyler Smith-Defensive Back-2nd Team
    Blake Smith-Defenisve Back-2nd Team
    Alex Diehl-Defensive Lineman-Honorable Mention
     
    2016 VHSCA All-State Selection
    Ridge Stokes 
    Robert Casto-Coach
     
    2016 Group 1A All-State Football Team
    Chandler Branch-Center-1st Team
    James Rea-Offensive Lineman-1st Team
    Ridge Stokes-Tight End-1st Team
    Harrison Schaefer-Running Back-1st Team
    Jeffrey Maddox-Defensive Lineman-1st Team
    Ridge Stokes-Linebacker-1st Team
    Rinaldo Martina-Kicker-2nd Team
    Ridge Stokes-Punter-2nd Team
    Harrison Schaefer-Offensive Player of the Year
    Ridge Stokes-Defensive Player of the Year
    Robert Casto-Coach of the Year 
     
     
    2015 Season Information
    Varsity Football Season Record:    13-1
    JV Football Season Record:   7-2
     
    -Shenandoah District Regular Season Champions
    -Regional Finalists
    -State Semi-Finalists 
    -State Runner-Up 
     
     
     
    2015 Shenandoah Football All-District Team Honors
    Hunter Allen-Defensive Lineman-1st Team
    Taz Miller-Defensive Lineman-1s Team
    Ridge Stokes-Linebacker-1st Team
    Landon Diehl-Defensive Back-1st Team
    Garrett Campbell-Defensive Back-1st Team
    Hunter Allen-Offensive Lineman-1st Team
    James Rea-Offensive Lineman-1st Team
    Ben Armstrong-Offensive Lineman-1st Team
    Ridge Stokes-Tight End-1st Team
    Harrison Schaefer-Running Back-1st Team
    Landon Diehl-Running Back-1st Team
    Tristan Robson-Kicker-1st Team
     
     
    Harrison Schaefer - District Offensive Player of the Year
    Robert Casto - District Coach of the Year
     
    2015 All Conference 44 Football Team
    Dillon Martin-Defensive End-2nd Team
    Taz Miller-Defensive Lineman-1st Team
    Hunter Allen-Defensive Lineman-1st Team
    Ridge Stokes-Linebacker-1st Team
    Brett Hostetler-Linebacker-1st Team
    Landon Diehl-Defensive Back-1st Team
    Garrett Campbell-Defensive Back-2nd Team
    Chandler Branch-Center-1st Team
    Hunter Allen-Offensive Lineman-1st Team
    James Rea-Offensive Lineman-2nd Team
    Ben Armstrong-Offensive Lineman-1st Team
    Ridge Stokes-Tight End-1st Team
    Harrison Schaeffer-Running Back-1st Team
    Landon Diehl-Running Back-1st Team
    Tristan Robson-Kicker-1st Team
    Landon Diehl-Kick Returner-1st Team 
     

     
     
    2015 Region 1A East Football Honors
    Hunter Allen-Offensive Lineman-1st Team
    Harrison Schaefer-Running Back-1st Team
    Ridge Stokes-Tight End-1st Team
    Taz Miller-Defensive Line-1st Team
    Ridge Stokes-Linebacker-1st Team
    Landon Diehl-Defensive Back-1st Team
    Hunter Allen-Defensive Line-2nd Team
    Landon Diehl-Defensive Player of the Year
    Robert Casto-Coach of the Year 
     
     
    2015 VHSL 1A All-State Honors
    Hunter Allen-Offensive Lineman-1st Team
    Taz Miller-Defensive Lineman-1st Team
    Ridge Stokes-Linebacker-1st Team
    Landon Diehl-Defensive Back-1st Team
    Harrison Schaefer-Running Back-2nd Team
    Ridge Stokes-Tight End-2nd Team 
     
     

    2015 All-City/County Honors (Staunton Newsleader)
     
    Harrison Schaefer-RB-1st Team
    Ben Armstrong-Tackle-1st Team
    Harrison Schaefer-Co-Offensive Player of the Year
    Taz Miller-Defensive Tackle-1st Team
    Ridge Stokes-Linebacker-1st Team
    Landon Diehl-Defensive Back-1st Team
    Ridge Stokes-Tight End-2nd Team
    James Rea-Tackle-2nd Team
    Colt Miller-All Purpose-2nd Team
    Hunter Allen-Defensive Tackle-2nd Team
    Dillon Martin-Defensive End-2nd Team
    Brett Hostetler-Linebacker-2nd Team
    Garrett Campbell-Defensive Back-2nd Team
    Chandler Branch-Center-Honorable Mention 

    All-Area Team 2015 (Daily News Record - Harrisonburg)
     
     
     
    Virginia Preps All-State Team 2015
    Hunter Allen-Offensive Lineman-1st Team
    Ridge Stokes-Tight End-1st Team
    Taz Miller-Defensive Lineman-1st Team
    Landon Diehl-Defensive Back-1st Team
    Harrison Schaefer-Running Back-2nd Team 
     
     
    VHSCA All-State Football Team 2015
     
    2015 - Hunter Allen - Offensive Lineman 1st Team
    2015 - Ridge Stokes - Tight End 1st Team
    2015 - Taz Miller - Defensive Lineman 1st Team
    2015 - Landon Diehl - Defensive Back 1st Team 
    2015 - Harrison Schaefer - Running Back 2nd Team 
     
     
    2015 VHSCA All-Star Game