Sports

Top honors for M-A players on All-PAL Bay football team

 

Three members of the Menlo-Atherton football team who helped the Bears reach the Central Coast Section Division I championship game last weekend have earned top honors on the 2011 All-Peninsula Athletic League Bay Division squad.

Senior Taylor Mashack was named Defensive Player of the Year and senior Cameron Moody was named Utility Player of the Year as each played both ways for the Bears. Talented kicker Sam Falkenhagen, a third M-A senior, was named Special Teams Player of the Year.

ALL-PENINSULA ATHLETIC LEAGUE

BAY DIVISION

Offensive Player of the Year: Chris Forbes (Terra Nova) Sr.

Defensive Player of the Year: Taylor Mashack (Menlo-Atherton) Sr.

Utility Player of the Year: Cameron Moody (Menlo-Atherton) Sr.

Special Teams Player of the Year: Sam Falkenhagen (Menlo-Atherton) Sr.

Coach of the Year: Bill Gray (Terra Nova)

First Team

Daidyn Stewart (Burlingame) Sr. RB; Tyler McCool (Sacred Heart Prep) Sr. RB; Pat Bruni (Sacred Heart Prep) Sr. WR; Elias Bargas (Terra Nova) Sr. WR; Nick Manessis (Terra Nova) Sr. WR; Jake Smith (Terra Nova) Sr. WR; Richard Cornew (Menlo-Atherton) Sr. TE; Leo Koloamatangi (Sacred Heart Prep) Sr. OL; Sean Olsen (Terra Nova) Sr. OL; Benji Palu (Burlingame) Jr. OL; Lealofi Tamasese (Jefferson) Sr. OL; Ricky Vea (Menlo-Atherton) Sr. OL; Hunter Hillen (Terra Nova) Sr. DL; Ryhan Virgin (Terra Nova) Sr. DL; Joe Johnson (Burlingame) Jr. DL; Sean Olsen (Terra Nova) Sr. DL; Ivan Mailangi (Terra Nova) Sr. LB; Dustin Nascimento (Menlo-Atherton) Sr. LB; Luke Pinkston (Menlo-Atherton) Sr. LB; Deryke Murray (Terra Nova) Sr. LB; Miles Holmes (Jefferson) Jr. DB; Cody Johnson (Burlingame) Sr. DB; Stephen Kmak (King's Academy) Sr. DB; Brian Bostrum (King's Academy) Sr. punter

OCEAN DIVISION

Offensive Player of the Year: Wesley Walkers (Half Moon Bay) Sr.

Defensive Player of the Year: Joseph Lowman (Half Moon Bay) Jr.

Utility Player of the Year: Joshua Lauese (Sequoia) Sr.

Special Teams Player of the Year: David Flores (Half Moon Bay) Sr.

Coach of the Year: Matt Ballard (Half Moon Bay)

First Team

Rick Hoffer (Woodside) Sr. QB; Victor Jimenez (Aragon) Sr. RB; Julian Bertero (Sequoia) Jr. OL; Frank Conrad (Half Moon Bay) Jr. OL; Derek White (Aragon) Sr. OL; Keenan Woodard (Aragon) Sr. OL; Alex Medan (Aragon) Sr. OL; Connor Paterson (Menlo School) Jr. WR; John McKee (Woodside) Sr. WR; James Egan (Aragon) Sr. WR; Jerick Anicete (South SF) Jr. WR; Greg Lyons (Aragon) Sr. TE; David Flores (Half Moon Bay) Sr. placekicker; Wyatt Rouser (Menlo School) Jr. DL; Luis Gonzales (Half Moon Bay) Sr. DL; Tavita Faaiu (South SF) Sr. DL; Rika Levi (South SF) Sr. DL; Chris Zeisler (Menlo School) Sr. LB; Abhineet Ram (Sequoia) Sr. LB; Ramzy Azar (South SF) Sr. LB; Kevin Durham (Aragon) Sr. DB; Dylan Mayer (Menlo School) Sr. DB; Daniel Welch (Half Moon Bay) Jr. DB; David Flores (Half Moon Bay) Sr. DB; Max Parker (Menlo School) Jr. punter

All-league teams are selected by the coaches

— Palo Alto Online Sports

We can't do it without you.
Support local journalism.

Comments

Like this comment
Posted by Matt Ballard
a resident of another community
on Dec 7, 2011 at 9:27 am

Please add David Flores (Half Moon Bay) Sr. as the PAL Ocean Special Teams Player of the Year.
thank you


Sorry, but further commenting on this topic has been closed.

Don't be the last to know

Get the latest headlines sent straight to your inbox every day.

Rose International Market reopening soon in Mountain View
By Elena Kadvany | 11 comments | 4,904 views

Eyes and the End of Life: Why Spend Time With the Dying?
By Aldis Petriceks | 2 comments | 1,756 views

Downtown Commercial Cap: Once more into the breach
By Douglas Moran | 4 comments | 1,515 views

We need a new garage downtown Palo Alto -- forget about being politically correct
By Diana Diamond | 5 comments | 839 views

Know Before You Buy: Understanding Senior Living Facility Agreements
By Max Greenberg | 0 comments | 167 views

 

Short story writers wanted!

The 33rd Annual Palo Alto Weekly Short Story Contest is now accepting entries for Adult, Young Adult (15-17) and Teen (12-14) categories. Send us your short story (2,500 words or less) and entry form by March 29. First, Second and Third Place prizes awarded in each category.

Contest Details