Valley Area Teams Receive Numerous LA City Section Honors

The 2019 football season will go down as a bountiful year for Valley area teams in the Los Angeles City Section.

Below are the All-City listings of the coaches and players of the San Fernando Valley recognized by the section’s Open, D-1, D-2 and D-3 divisions.

OPEN DIVISION

Coach of the Year: Jim Rose, Birmingham

Player of the Year: Mason White, senior, Birmingham

Offense MVP: Jackson Dadich, junior, Birmingham

Defensive Lineman: Hendrix Lopez, senior, Birmingham

First Team Offense

Receiver — Arlis Boardingham, Birmingham, sophomore; Andrew Hernandez, San Fernando, senior; Gonzalo Robledo, senior, Birmingham. Linemen —  Andres Valles, senior San Fernando; Carlos Rivera, sophomore, Birmingham; Max Jimenez, senior Birmingham.

First Team Defense

Defensive Back — Jeremiah Cox, junior, Birmingham. Linebackers — Chris Figueroa, senior, Birmingham; Delmonte Barnes, sophomore, Birmingham. Linemen — Tui Tuifua, senior, San Fernando.

Second Team Offense

Running Back —Bradley Pierce, senior, San Fernando; Felix Rodriguez, senior, San Fernando. Tight End — Mike Lopez, senior Birmingham.  Linemen — Josh Rivera, senior, Birmingham.

Second Team Defense

Defensive Back — Marcus Arthur, sophomore, Birmingham; Christopher Parker, senior, San Fernando. Linebackers — Agustin Medina, senior, San Fernando. Linemen — Gabriel Rothhammer, senior, Birmingham.

DIVISION 1

Coach of the Year: Alonso Arreola, Reseda

Player of the Year: Trent Butler, senior, Reseda

Defensive Player of the Year: Prophet Tagoai, senior, Reseda

Defensive Lineman of the Year: Jamil Thomas, senior El Camino Real. 

First Team Offense

Running Back — Tyreese Conner, senior, El Camino Real; Kariem Muhammad, senior, Cleveland; James Ochoa, senior, Arleta; Michael Smith, senior, Grant. Receiver — Mario Martinez, senior, Reseda; Dranel Rhodes, senior, Reseda. Linemen — Donavan Reyes, senior, Grant; Elijah Vasquez, senior, El Camino Real.

First Team Defense

Defensive Back — Ty Gordon, senior, El Camino Real; Michael Robertson, junior, Arleta. Linebackers — Saleem Marshall, sophomore, Reseda. Linemen — Sepher Amjadi, senior, Reseda; Emiliano Contreras, junior, Sylmar; Alexander Vekik, junior, Granada Hills; Talib Salahuddin, junior, El Camino Real.

Second Team Offense

Quarterback — Matthew Abajian, El Camino Real, junior. Athlete — Jeremiah Daley, senior, Grant. Running Back — Caleb McCarty, junior, Cleveland; Joshua Tyler, junior, Sylmar. Receiver — Bryce Smets, senior, El Camino Real. Linemen — Salvador Lopez, junior, Reseda; Sal Ochoa, junior, Granada Hills; Michael Ramirez, junior, Arleta; Gerardo Ruvalcaba, senior, Reseda. Kicker — Anthony Raya, senior, El Camino Real.

Second Team Defense

Defensive Back — Ilyas Abdullah, sophomore, Reseda; Da’marrie Smith, sophomore, Reseda; Jason Wagner, sophomore, Reseda. Linebackers — Andrew Nessum, junior, Reseda; Kenny Nwobi, senior, El Camino Real. Punter — Owen Jennings, senior, Granada Hills.

DIVISION 2

Coach of the Year: Kevin Carlsen, Canoga Park

Offensive Player of the Year: Dominic Arango-Serna, sophomore, Canoga Park

Offensive Lineman of the Year: Diego Espinoza, senior Chavez

First Team Offense

Quarterback — David Gomez, senior, Canoga Park. Athlete — Joshua Christopher, senior, Canoga Park. Running Back — Jorge Hernandez, junior, Canoga Park. Receiver — Brian Bedrosian, junior, Verdugo Hills. Linemen — Francisco Argott Jr., junior, Kennedy; Amin Toledo, junior, Canoga Park; Jesse Garcia, junior, Verdugo Hills; Jose Moreno, senior, Chavez.

First Team Defense

Linebackers — Ozzie Camacho, junior, Chavez; Matthew Sarceno, sophomore, Chatsworth; Julio Lopez, senior, Chavez. Linemen — J’Querian Ladson, senior, Canoga Park; Hector Gutierrez, senior, Canoga Park.

Second Team Offense

Quarterback — Cameron Senegal, Monroe, senior. Running Back — Jayden Keshuanish, junior, Chavez; Elias Toscano, junior, Kennedy. Receiver — Javier Torres, senior, Chatsworth. Linemen — Jesus Monroy, senior, Chatsworth; Jose Lopez, junior, Canoga Park; Andres Abad, senior, Canoga Park; Angel Briones, junior, Chavez; Sebastian Zamora, senior, Chatsworth. Kicker — Allen Gomez, junior, Canoga Park.

Second Team Defense

Defensive Back — Tyjari Williams, junior, Verdugo Hills; Michael Linderus, junior, Chavez; Rashad Cooks, junior, Canoga Park. Linebackers — Matthew Morales, senior, Monroe; Conrad Rojas, senior, Canoga Park; Julian Soto, junior, Kennedy. Linemen — Jacob Perez, senior, Canoga Park. Punter — Nicolas Ledesma, junior, Kennedy.

DIVISION 3

First Team Offense

Linemen— Chris Moncada, senior, Poly; Ramiro Rios Reynoso, senior, Panorama.

First Team Defense

Linebackers — Melvin Linares, sophomore, Panorama. 

Second Team Offense

Linemen — Santiago Chavez, junior, Panorama.

Second Team Defense

Defensive Back — Anthony Brookines, sophomore, North Hollywood; David Avalos, senior, Panorama. Linebackers — Benny Dorado, junior, Panorama.

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