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Honors list: 2019 All-League football teams

M-A's Troy Franklin was named PAL Bay Division Co-MVP with Sacred Heart Prep's Tevita Moimoi. Photo by Noah Eisner.

Palo Alto, Gunn and Menlo-Atherton each had Players of the Year named in their respective leagues. Find out who they are and everyone else who was voted to an all-league team by the coaches.

Santa Clara Valley Athletic League

Tevita Moimoi

Cole Gurtner

J.P. Frimel
De Anza Division

MVP: Paul M. Rosa, Wilcox RB 12

Offensive MVP Jamir Shepard, Palo Alto WR 12

Defensive MVP: Kevin Cullen, Palo Alto DB 12

Lineman MVP: Samuela Lolo Wilcox OL 12

Most Valuable Senior: Isaiah Flores, Wilcox LB 12

Most Valuable Junior: Austin Flax, Mountain View WR 11

Most Valuable Sophomore: Danny Peters, Palo Alto QB 10

Most Valuable Freshman: Amos Talelele Santa Clara DL 9

First team

Jovin Becerra Milpitas QB 12

Yost Girvan Los Gatos QB 12

Josue Torres Milpitas RB 12

Adam Garwood Los Gatos RB 11

Andres Dewark Los Gatos OL 12

Scott Smith Wilcox OL 12

Jackson Bundy Palo Alto OL 11

Javier Hernandez Mountain View OL 12

Neiko Osiris Wilcox OL 12

Lou Passarello Palo Alto WR 12

Curtis Price Milpitas WR 12

Gian Lagemann Los Gatos WR 12

JoJo Hernandez Santa Clara WR 12

Michael Fiani Wilcox TE 12

Jurgen Dittrich Palo Alto DL 12

Ronny Moore Los Gatos DL 12

Davis Chavez Mountain View DL 12

Tyler Rowland Wilcox DL 12

Will Schweitzer Los Gatos LB 11

Colin Giffen Palo Alto LB 12

Cal Cox Mountain View LB 12

Roan Poulivaati Wilcox LB 12

Andrew Korea Los Gatos LB 12

Isiah Dwelle Milpitas DB 12

Aaron Ah-sing Wilcox DB 12

Andrew Bice Mountain View DB 12

Jared Quandt Los Gatos DB 12

Bailey Mungarary Santa Clara DB 12

Dalen Turituri Wilcox DB 11

Second Team

Trent Steffen Mountain View QB 11

Mason Davies Mountain View RB 11

Julian Daniels Mountain View RB 11

Isiah Ketton Santa Clara RB 11

Nico Massey Fremont OL 11

Patrick Crawley Palo Alto OL 11

Andrew Avila Milpitas OL 12

Ricky Moore Los Gatos OL 12

Cole Merrick Los Gatos OL 12

Nick Pham Milpitas WR 12

Jensen Quiro Milpitas WR 12

Jake Ripp Los Gatos TE 10

Bryant Arreola Wilcox DL 12

Isiah Sasa Santa Clara LB 12

Gabe Lopez Santa Clara LB 12

Jackson Cookus Los Gatos LB 12

Sebastian Davila Wilcox LB 12

Bryan Escorza Wilcox LB 11

Ryan Cambouris Mountain View DB 11

Creighton Morgenfeld Palo Alto DB 12

Jaylen Lyons Milpitas DB 12

Carson Gardner Los Gatos DB 11

Jesse Teo Wilcox DB 11

Forest Watts Wilcox DB 11

Nate Miskella Milpitas Utl 12

Santa Clara Valley Athletic League

El Camino Division

MVP: Payton Stokes, Saratoga QB 12

Offensive MVP Aaron Parker, Los Altos RB 11

Defensive MVP: Jared Wade, Homestead LB 12

Lineman MVP: Ian Dong, Cupertino OL/DL 12

Most Valuable Back: Eitan Smolyar, Gunn RB 12

First team

Simon Loeffler Monta Vista QB 11

Charlie Kinne Los Altos QB 11

Ryan Scudder Homestead B 12

Harold Rucker Homestead B 12

Phillip Doan Gunn B 12

Tarun Sarang Monta Vista WR 12

Kelly Huesby Saratoga WR 11

George Bain Saratoga WR 12

Ananth Pilaka Lynbrook WR 12

Saia Faasisila Gunn TE 12

John O'Sullivan Los Altos OL 10

Joseph Fewelling Monta Vista OL 12

Chuck Rak Homestead OL 12

Luke Edwards Saratoga OL 11

Karan Vazirani Saratoga OL 11

Demarcus Oandasan Cupertino Utl 12

Shiwoo Lee Cupertino DB 11

Kylen Liu Gunn DB 12

Tyler Chaffin-Price Saratoga DB 11

Cedric Smith Los Altos DB 11

Brennan Hanley Los Altos LB 12

Henry Hodgkins Monta Vista LB 11

Devin Lucas Homestead LB 11

Talon Sisco Saratoga LB 12

Ken Erlan Gunn DL 11

Angel Buenrostro Homestead DL 12

Nate Reyes Monta Vista DL 12

Tyler Ouchioa Saratoga DL 12

Giovanni Vurro Monta Vista K 12

Second Team

Tyler Prowse Saratoga WR 12

Max Muilenburg Saratoga WR 12

Jonathan Leslie Lynbrook TE 12

Jack Clish Los Altos OL 11

Griffin Willard Gunn OL 11

Evan Cole Gunn OL 11

Sione Fisiiahi Gunn OL 11

Isaac Sousa Homestead OL 11

Nick Filippini Homestead OL 11

Ikaika Miller Cupertino OL 11

Paul Li Cupertino OL 11

Nathan Murthy Saratoga OL 11

Richard Hernandez Saratoga OL 11

Hayden Cash Los Altos DL 12

Gerado Ramirez Homestead DL 12

Jonny Hernandez Cupertino DL 11

Davis Arista Los Altos LB 11

Leo Ye Gunn LB 12

Javier Barrera Gunn LB 12

Richard Jackson Gunn LB 11

Omar Escabido Homestead LB 12

Jalen Laksitigala Lynbrook LB 10

Michael Pavlik Monta Vista LB 11

Eddie Wilson Cupertino LB 11

Jack Dellenbach Gunn DB 12

Paul Lipp Gunn DB 12

Henry Lassa Monta Vista DB 12

Sean Kim Monta Vista DB 12

Henry Singh Cupertino DB 10

Gabe Solario Homestead UTL 11

Peninsula Athletic League

Bay Division

Co-MVP: Troy Franklin Menlo-Atherton Junior and Tevita Moimoi Sacred Heart Prep Senior

Offensive Player of the Year: Lucas Meredith Burlingame Junior

Defensive Player of the Year: Noah Short The King’s Academy Junior

Utility Player of the Year: Justin Anderson Menlo-Atherton Senior

Special Teams Player of the Year: Ronan Donnelly Sacred Heart Prep Senior

Coach of the Year: Jason Piccolotti Terra Nova

First team offense

Matt MacLeod (QB) Menlo-Atherton Soph

Lucas Meredith (RB) Burlingame Junior

Jalen Camp (RB) Terra Nova Senior

Tevita Moimoi (RB) Sacred Heart Prep Senior

Cole Gurtner (OL) Sacred Heart Prep Senior

Uate Uhila (OL) Menlo-Atherton Senior

Hunter Wright (OL) The King’s Academy Senior

Connor Kall (OL) Burlingame Senior

Torry Young (OL) Terra Nova Senior

JP Frimel (TE) Sacred Heart Prep Senior

Dante Cacchione (WR) Sacred Heart Prep Senior

Troy Franklin (WR) Menlo-Atherton Junior

Jalen Moss (WR) Menlo-Atherton Soph

Kevin Sielski (WR) The King’s Academy Senior

Ronan Donnelly (PK) Sacred Heart Prep Senior

First Team Defense

Christian Van Stralen (DL) Menlo-Atherton Senior

Charlie Jones (DL) The King’s Academy Senior

Cal Stephenson (DL) Burlingame Senior

Vlad Romashko (DL) Terra Nova Senior

Zach Lewman (LB) The King’s Academy Senior

Tyler Ramos (LB) Terra Nova Senior

Thomas Hardy (LB) Sacred Heart Prep Senior

Noah Short (LB) The King’s Academy Junior

Everett Banks (DB) Sacred Heart Prep Senior

Jayden Stanley (DB) Menlo-Atherton Junior

Will Uhrich (DB) Burlingame Soph

Deshawn Dawson (DB) Terra Nova Senior

Michael Gianini (P) Terra Nova Senior

Ocean Division

League MVP: Tristan Hofmann Half Moon Bay Junior

Offensive Player of the Year: Nathan Iskander Hillsdale Senior

Defensive Player of the Year: Kevin Pelaez San Mateo Senior

Special Teams Player of the Year: Justin Flohr Hillsdale Junior

Utility Player of the Year: Luke Bergstrom San Mateo Senior

Coach of the Year: Keith Holden Half Moon Bay

First Team Offense

William Moffitt (QB) Half Moon Bay Soph

Nathan Iskander (RB) Hillsdale Senior

Samson Axe (RB) Menlo School Senior

Simon Talauati (RB) Sequoia Senior

Brian Voris (OL) Half Moon Bay Junior

Preston Dimas (OL) Half Moon Bay Junior

Shadi Qobti (OL) San Mateo Junior

Steven Talaina (OL) Carlmont Senior

Netane Fehoko (OL) Hillsdale Senior

Cade Duncan (TE) Half Moon Bay Senior

Jaden Richardson (WR) Menlo School Senior

Johnny Goode (WR) Hillsdale Senior

Nohea Sharp (WR) Half Moon Bay Junior

Wes Brown (WR) Carlmont Senior

Justin Flohr (PK) Hillsdale Junior

First Team Defense

Bobby Lester (DL) Half Moon Bay Senior

Cade Duncan (DL) Half Moon Bay Senior

Soane Holokihakaufisi (DL) San Mateo Junior

Spencer Unga (DL) San Mateo Senior

Baby Tongamoa (LB) Hillsdale Senior

Kevin Pelaez (LB) San Mateo Senior

Tristan Hofmann (LB) Half Moon Bay Junior

Weston Henry (LB) Half Moon Bay Senior

Connor Quosig (DB) Half Moon Bay Junior

Dane Anderson (DB) San Mateo Junior

Nolan Tarzon (DB) Sequoia Senior

Xavier Andrade (DB) Hillsdale Senior

Gino Bonetti (P) Carlmont Junior

Lake Division

Co-MVP: Sione Kafoa Capuchino Senior and Peleseuama Briez-Peleseuma Jefferson Senior

Offensive Player of the Year: Tevita Ofila Fifita Mills Junior

Defensive Player of the Year: Alfred Ugaitafa Jr Jefferson Senior

Utility Player of the Year: Javion Tarusan El Camino Senior

Coach of the Year: Kevin Thorson Mills

First Team offense

Dominic Piefer (QB) Mills Senior

Sione Kafoa (RB) Capuchino Senior

Daniel Abesames-Hammer (RB) Jefferson Senior

Tevita Ofila Fifita (RB) Mills Junior

Hano Filimoehala (OL) Capuchino Junior

Isaiah Ruiz-Mendoza (OL) Capuchino Junior

Romeo Peleseuma-Alapati (OL) Jefferson Junior

Nick Alvarez (OL) Mills Senior

Paolo Lialio (OL) Mills Senior

Nicholas Solarzano (WR) Capuchino

Senior Javion Tarusan (WR) El Camino

Senior Tariz Byrd (WR) Jefferson

Senior Ethan Mooney (WR) Woodside Senior

Mapa Gray (TE) Mills Senior

Nicholas Ramirez (PK) Jefferson Junior

First Team Defense

Chris Smith (DL) El Camino Senior

Alfred Ugaitafa Jr (DL) Jefferson Senior

John Belles (DL) Jefferson Junior

Tau Latu (DL) Woodside Soph

Sunia Havea (LB) Capuchino Senior

Gio Galarza (LB) El Camino Senior

Lucas Faupusa (LB) Jefferson Senior

Peleseuama Briez-Peleseuma (LB) Jefferson Senior

Diego Camacho (DB) Jefferson Senior

Joey Gauci DB) Mills Senior

Lawrence Montalban (DB) South San Francisco Senior

Marcelino Kafoa (DB) Capuchino Senior

EthanYuen (P) Mills Senior

— Palo Alto Online Sports

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