East Yosemite League champion Tulare Western had a pair of players earn top honors in the all-East Yosemite League honors handed out by league coaches.
Tulare Western senior linebacker Elijah Alonzo had a dominating league campaign, and was selected as the EYL defensive player of the year. Alonzo posted 66 tackles, nine tackles for loss, three forced fumbles, three fumble recoveries, two interceptions, a blocked kick and three touchdowns in helping the Mustangs claim their first EYL title since 2004.
Tulare Western senior Cameron Horsting, who ranks among Central Section leaders in field goals and touchbacks, was the EYL kicker of the year.
Tulare Union senior guard Ulisis Nunez was voted the EYL lineman of the year.
Porterville senior running back Isaiah Jones was honored as the EYL offensive player of the year, and Monache’s Elijah Russell was the EYL specialist of the year.
Named to the all-EYL first team from Tulare Western were senior offensive guard Andy Acosta, junior quarterback Andre Aguilar, senior defensive lineman Anthony Morgan, and junior linebacker Andrew Trevino.
Mission Oak’s all-EYL first-team selections were senior running back Jeffrey de Macabalin, junior linebacker Jaden Enriquez, senior defensive back Erick Holguin, senior receiver Michael Villa and senior offensive tackle Austin Willmore
Tulare Union had all-EYL first team selections in senior center Marcus Alonzo, senior defensive lineman RJ Cortez, sophomore receiver Emoriye Edwards, senior running back Romello Harris, and senior defensive back Jace Pimentel.
All-East Yosemite League Football
Offensive Player of the Year: Isaiah Jones, Sr., Porterville
Defensive Player of the Year: Elijah Alonzo, Sr., Tulare Western
Specialist of the Year: Elijah Russell, Sr., Monache
Lineman of the Year: Ulisis Nunez, Sr., Tulare Union
Kicker of the Year: Cameron Horsting, Tulare Western
QB: Andre Aguilar, Jr., Tulare Western
RB: Jeffrey de Macabalin, Sr., Mission Oak; Romello Harris, Sr., Tulare Union
WR: Emoriye Edwards, Soph., Tulare Union; Michael Villa, Sr., Mission Oak
TE: Daniel Baca, Soph., Monache
C: Marcus Alonzo, Sr. Tulare Union
OG: Andy Acosta, Sr., Tulare Western; Wyatt Della, Jr., Porterville
OT: Joseph Ceballos-Tapia, Sr., Porterville; Austin Willmore, Sr., Mission Oak
DL: Dillon Breland, Sr., Monache; R.J. Cortez, Sr., Tulare Union; Anthony Morgan, Sr., Tulare Western; Sal Rincon, Sr., Porterville
LB: Leroy Campbell, Jr., Jaden Enriquez, Jr., Mission Oak; Monache; Mark Inman, Soph., Porterville; Daniel Mendoza, Sr., Delano; Andrew Trevino, Jr., Tulare Western
DB: Jose Alamo, Sr., Delano; Erick Olguin, Sr, Mission Oak; Jace Pimentel, Sr., Tulare Union; Jeff Scheer, Jr. Porterville;
QB: Trey McJunkin, Sr., Mission Oak
RB: David Alcantar, Soph., Tulare Western
WR: Victor Ceja, Sr., Delano; Josiah Robles, Jr. Monache
C: Wyatt Dempsie, Sr., Porterville
OG: Steven Fishbough, Sr., Mission Oak
OT: Justin Aguiar, Sr., Tulare Western
DL: Mario Diaz, Jr., Tulare Western; A.J. Milan, Jr., Tulare Union; Joe Serrano, Jr., Mission Oak; Samuel Viramontes, Sr., Delano
LB: John Chamalbide, Jr., Tulare Union; Nick Lambert, Jr., Tulare Western; Kenny Loehner, Senior, Monache
DB: L.J. Early, Jr., Tulare Western; Jesus Garcia, Jr., Delano; Mikey Ramirez, Sr., Monache; Miguel Huerta, Delano
Mt. Whitney kicker Jose Mendoza was named the West Yosemite League’s special teams palyer of the year.
Hanford’s Joseph McDaniel was tabbed as the WYL offensive player of the year, and Bullpup teammate Kaipo Barnes was the WYL defensive player of the year.
Lemoore head coach Shannon Pulliam was selected as the WYL coach of the year. Lemoore’s Noah Wright was the WYL lineman of the year.
There were 14 players from Visalia that earned all-WYL first-team honors.
El Diamante had four first-team selections in junior defensive lineman Gerry Hernandez, senior tight end Matt Kirven-DeLeon, senior running back Keylan Liles, and junior linebacker Alec Pierce.
Senior linebacker David Flores and senior offensive lineman Brandon Redd represented Golden West on the first team.
Mt. Whitney had three first-team selections in senior defensive back Nate Aleman, senior linebacker Isaac Campos and senior offensive lineman Gene Pryor.
Redwood led Visalia’s WYL schools with five first-team picks — junior defensive back Cooper Allen, senior linebacker Jacob DeShon, senior offensive lineman Logan Kearnan, senior defensive lineman Patrick Vega and senior running back Justin Williams.
Coach of the Year: Shannon Pulliam, Lemoore
Offensive Player of the Year: Joseph McDaniel, Hanford
Defensive Player of the Year: Kaipo Barnes, Hanford
Lineman of the Year: Noah Wright, Lemoore
Special Teams Player of the Year: Jose Mendoza, Mt. Whitney
QB: Ryan Johnson, Jr., Hanford
RB: Keylan Liles, Sr., Redwood; Trey Perryman, Sr., Lemoore; Justin Williams, Sr., Redwood
WR: Reggie Davis, Sr., Lemoore; Jameel Salaam, Sr., Hanford West; Cole Taber, Sr., Hanford
TE: Matt Kirven-DeLeon, Sr, El Diamante
OL: Mitchell Foote, Sr., Lemoore; Joseph Jackson, Sr., Hanford West; Logan Kearnan, Sr., Redwood; Gene Pryor, Sr., Mt. Whitney; Brandon Redd, Sr., Golden West
DL: Gerry Herandez, Jr., El Diamante; Ellix Jimmeye, Sr., Hanford; Angel Solis, Jr., Lemoore; Patrick Vega, Sr., Redwood
LB: Isaac Campos, Sr. Mt. Whitney; Jacob DeShon, Sr., Redwood; David Flores, Sr., Golden West; Alec Pierce, Jr., El Diamante
DB: Nate Aleman, Sr., Mt. Whitney; Cooper Allen, Jr., Redwood; Allen Perryman, Sr., Lemoore; Brandon Sanchez, Sr., Hanford
QB: Jamal Salaam, Hanford West; Joey Vink, El Diamante
RB: Michael Bean, Redwood; Cristian Canales, Golden West; Gonzalo Rodriguez, Golden West
WR: Kamarea Stephens, El Diamante
TE: Devin Balbina, Hanford West
OL: Zach Foley, Golden West; Elias Luna, Golden West; Isaac Martinez, Golden West; Joe Ortez, El Diamante; Anthony Pena, El Diamante
DL: Damon Morrison, Golden West; Isaiah Ramirez, Golden West; Josh Sanchez, El Diamante
LB: Jaime Gutierrez, Redwood; Bryson Johnson, Golden West; Ruben Weldon, Golden West
DB: Israel Avalos, Golden West; Frankie Ayon, Redwood; Josh Horton, Golden West; Nolan Montgomery, El Diamante; TJ Wheeler, El Diamante
Central Valley Christian senior running back Kolin Stock was honored as the all-Central Sequoia League most valuable player. Voting was conducted by league coaches.
Stock rushed for 635 yards and nine touchdowns in four league games for the Cavaliers.
CVC coach Mason Hughes was selected as the CSL coach of the year.
Sharing honors for the CSL defensive player of the year were Exeter’s Garrett Perkinson and CVC’s Brad Taylor.
Kingsburg’s Seth Brooks was the CSL offensive player of the year, and fellow Viking Andrew Vorhees was named the CSL lineman of the year.
CVC had 9 other first-team selections to go with Stock and Taylor. Named to the all-CSL first team from the Cavaliers were running back Brady Pate, wide receiver Steve Van Grouw, tight end Dalton Daily, offensive linemen Dane Nelson and Blake Walker, linebacker Chad Zysling, defensive back Collin Stockton, defensive lineman Kyle Howard and utlity player Connor Paden. Nelson also made the all-CSL first team as a defensive lineman.
Exeter’s Ryan Buchanan earned all-CSL first-team honors as a kicker and punter. Named to the all-CSL first team from Exeter — along with Perkinson and Buchanan — were running back Anthony Torres, wide receiver Julian Andalon, offensive lineman Michael Ellorin, defensive lineman Anthony Perez and defensive back Nino Gomez.
Dinuba’s all-CSL first-team selections were running back Elijah Benham, wide receiver Jacob Paradine, offensive linemen Rueben Marin and Ricardo Tovar, linebacker Samuel Martinez, defensive lineman Estevean Gonzalez, and defensive backs Mykel Campos and Daniel Guzman.
Most Valuable Player: Kolin Stock, CVC
Offensive Player of the Year: Seth Brooks, Kingsburg
Co-Defensive Players of the Year: Garrett Perkinson, Exeter and Brad Taylor, CVC
Lineman of the Year: Andrew Vorhees, Kingsburg
Coach of the Year: Mason Hughes, CVC
QB: Anthony Sierra, Kingsburg
RB: Joel Aranda, Selma; Elijah Benham, Dinuba; Brady Pate, CVC; Anthony Torres, Exeter
WR: Julian Andalon, Exeter; Emmett Brooks, Kingsburg; Jacob Paradine, Dinuba; Steve Van Grouw, CVC
TE: Dalton Daily, CVC
OL: Michael Ellorin, Exeter, Matt Garcia, Selma; Rueben Marin, Dinuba; Dane Nelson, CVC; Ricardo Tovar, Dinuba; Blake Walker, CVC
DL: Estevan Gonzalez, Dinuba; Kyle Howard, CVC; Dane Nelson, CVC; Anthony Perez, Exeter; Abraham Rangel, Selma
LB: Caleb Charles, Kingsburg; Jordan Dominguez, Selma; Samuel Martinez, Dinuba; Jason Nicasio, Selma; Chad Zysling, CVC
DB: Mykel Campos, Dinuba; Nino Gomez, Exeter; Daniel Guzman, Dinuba, Collin Stockton, CVC
Punter: Ryan Buchanan, Exeter
Kicker: Ryan Buchanan, Exeter
Utility: Connor Paden, CVC
QB: Isaac Leppke, Dinuba; Junior Ramirez, Selma; Alec Trujillo, Exeter
RB: Jordan Dominguez, Selma
TE: Austin Martin, Kingsburg
OL: Christian Alarcon, Kingsburg; Rogelio Alvarez, Selma; Jesse Chlouber, CVC; Noah Longoria, Exeter; Ty Muxlow, Kingsburg
DL: Raul Jimenez, Exeter; Ty Muxlow, Kingsburg
LB: Kyle Beedle, CVC; Brandon Bower, CVC; Brandon Freeman, Exeter; Paul Moreno, Selma; Nico Torres, Exeter
DB: Ethan Aguilar, Kingsburg; Joel Aranda, Selma; Seth Brooks, Kingsburg; Junior Ramirez, Selma; Luke Simpson, Kingsburg