Congrats to the All Valley Offensive 1st Team All-Stars!
Jeremiah Foster, senior, Bakersfield Christian Eagles
- He never came off the field. He caught 88 passes for 1,652 yards and scored 20 touchdowns and was a big part of Bakersfield Christian winning the division 3 section championship. Next stop will be at Sacramento State. The Hornets got a good one!
Sean Chambers, Junior, Kerman Lions
- He had a tremendous junior year and it’s not a secret any longer playing in Kerman. He is being recruited by many schools such as Nevada and Colorado. Sean threw for 2,023 yards and 19 touchdown passes, rushed for 1,027 yards and scored 15 touchdowns. Sean’s senior year, he could be the lone wolf with 22 eyes on him on every play because to beat Kerman you have to slow down Chambers.
Johnny Balderas, senior, Liberty Patriots
- The best wide receiver in the valley that never came off the field, caught 29 passes for 569 yards and 5 touchdowns. Johnny was always double covered. Playing defensive back. He made 42 tackles with 5 interceptions. He was also the most dangerous kickoff and punt returner in the valley, taking 5 kicks and 1 punt back for touchdowns. I never understood why anybody would kick it to Balderas. Next stop,he will be the UNLV Runnin Rebels.
Rodney Wright, junior, Clovis West Golden Eagles
- So dangerous and never came off the field. He returned kicks, punts, and was the big part of the offense at running back and slot back for the Golden Eagles. He had 1,367 total yards (531 rushing, 836 reception), caught 63 passes, scored 9 touchdowns and was outstanding at DB. Rodney does so much for the Golden Eagles and his senior year will be even bigger. He is being recruited by many schools including Fresno State.
Samir Allen, senior Clovis Cougars
- He was also up for Comeback player of the Year award. He was hurt his junior year and came back strong in working his tail off in the weight room for his senior year. He was a big part of the Cougars offense especially when the Cougars passing attack hit a wall starting league play. Samir rushed for 1,465 yards and scored 14 touchdowns.
Eli’sha Ortiz, senior, Stockdale Mustangs
- One of the top running backs in the valley and still did it when every defense tried to stop Ortiz. That’s not easy and I’m sure very frustrating but he was that good. He rushed for 1,260 yards and scored 16 touchdowns. He also caught 25 passes for 433 yards and another 4 touchdowns.
Tyson Fraser, senior, Clovis Cougars
- Caught 60 passes for 952 yards and scored 9 touchdowns. Tyson was a huge part of the Cougars passing attack. Next stop, he will be playing for the Clovis Cougars baseball team.
Jacob Torrez, senior, Central Grizzlies
- He made so many big catches including a huge 3rd down catch against Edison in the playoffs. Jacob lead the Grizzlies with 52 receptions/ 871 yards and scored 7 touchdowns.
Sean Hatten, senior, Garces Rams
- He is 6-5, 275 lbs and a huge part of the Rams offense upfront. Sean is strong and fast and will be playing at Montana State.
Clayton Alexander, senior, Clovis Cougars
- Played both ways and was fantastic at TE and linebacker. He is a back to back Pag Meter All Star who scored 9 touchdowns and made 121 tackles. Clayton will be playing at Fresno State.
Robert Cozine, senior, Taft Wildcats
- He’s not the biggest back but one of the fastest and what a senior year! His 2,729 rushing yards set the single-season school record and is 7th in Central Section history and scored 28 touchdowns. He was a 2 time Pag Meter player of the week and in those 2 games he rushed for over 400 yards twice. Wow!
Brent Bailey, senior, Clovis North Broncos
- Brent was the Tim Tebow of QB’s and so tough to slow down. He would run you over or run by you with a gun of a arm. The duel threat QB totaled 3,150 yards with 27 touchdowns. Brent will be playing at Fresno State.
Isaiah Garcia, senior, Clovis West Golden Eagles
- The TRAC All Star was one of the best tackles in the valley. Big part of the outstanding Golden Eagles offense.
Tre Walker, junior, Dos Palos Broncos
- A good old fashion Broncos hard nose hitter. He rushed for 1,072 yards and scored 15 touchdowns. Made 75 tackles on the defensive line. His senior year should be outstanding.
Emoryie Edwards, junior, Tulare Union Tribe
- He will be the top wide receiver in the valley his senior year and is being recruited by so many including BYU, who gave Emoryie his first offer. He caught 94 passes for 1,571 yards, scored 19 touchdowns in his junior year. Good luck in 2017 trying to cover EE.
Khory Day, senior, Fresno High Warriors
- The NYL All Star never came off the field and one of the best players that the Warriors have had in awhile. He’s so dangerous at WR/QB/RB and DB.
Cole Beaty, senior, Centennial Golden Hawks
- He got a late start with an injury suffered during the summer The senior led Centennial with 31 catches for 448 yards and 4 touchdowns. He’s also a standout on defense with 3 interceptions and an explosive playmaker in the return game. The bottom line, Cole is one of the best players in the valley. Cole will be playing at Northern Arizona University.
Gerod Magee, senior, Sierra Pacific Golden Bears
- One of the best players to ever play at SP in school history. When he was healthy the Golden Bears rolled. He rushed for 1,564 yards in 11 games and scored 13 touchdowns.
Braden Wingle, junior, Bakersfield Christian Eagles
- He set the Central Section single-season record with 4,392 passing yards with 46 touchdown passes as the Eagles advanced to the CIF State D-4AA finals. Against Memorial in the playoffs he threw for 484 yards. Braden was runner up for the offensive player of the year. His senior year should be off the charts.
Gonzalo Rodriguez, junior, Golden West Trailblazers
- A big part of the Blazers offense that averaged over 300 yards rushing per game. Gonzo rushed for 1,742 yards and scored 22 touchdown. Look out for GW next year because plenty come back
Junior Cardenas, senior, Mendota Aztecs
- For so long Mendota didn’t know that the forward pass was legal until Junior showed up. In 3 years he threw 88 touchdown passes for 6,880 yards. This year he threw for 2,616 yards with a school record 43 touchdowns passes for the division 5 section champions.
Brian Wendt, junior, Tulare Union Tribe
- When you have one of the best offenses in the state, it all starts up front. Brian 6-4, 275 lbs, was dominated on both sides of the ball at OL and DL. He will be one of the best in the valley in 2017
Aaron Mosby, senior, Sanger Apaches
- He never came off the field and so dangerous at WR and DB. If Aaron played with a spread offense, he would have lead the state in receptions because nobody could cover him. He caught 57 passes in the triple option offense. You do the math! Next stop will be Fresno State
Jamar Moya, senior, Ridgeview Wolf Pack
- One of the most dangerous players with the ball in his hands in the valley. The SYL offensive MVP led Ridgeview to 4 consecutive Central Section title games and leaves with 2 section championship rings.. Jamar is a flat out winner! Next stop will be Sacramento State.
Jordan Perryman, senior, Hanford Bullpups
- Boy was Hanford happy that Jordan jumped ship leaving Lemoore because Jordan was the entire offense. He rushed for 1,247 yards and scored 21 touchdowns. Next stop will be UC Davis
Jeremiah Galaviz, senior, Farmersville Aztecs
- If Jeremiah was the Edison Tigers QB, a couple of things would have happened..No 1, Edison goes 13-0 and No 2, Jeremiah would have a big time scholarship. One of the best kept secrets in the valley. He was the ESL Offensive player of the Year throwing for 2,853 yards with 31 touchdown passes. He also rushed for 421 yards and scored 8 Touchdowns. He made the Max Preps National HS Football Stat Star of the week when he threw for 423 yards and 5 TD’s against Sierra.
Carson Olivas, senior, Bakersfield Drillers
- A big weapon punting and kicking for the valley champions. He made 10 field goals and was outstanding punting and pinning teams deep so the defense could their thing
Joseph Garcia, junior, Strathmore Spartans
- I don’t know if this is good but in the division 6 championship game, Joe-Joe rushed for 420 yards and scored 7 touchdowns. WOW!!! He ended up rushing for a school record 2,345 yards and scored 46 touchdowns in leading the Spartans to a 14-1 record and the division 6 championship. Can’t wait to see what he does his senior year.
Bryce Underwood, junior, Bakersfield Drillers
- Another huge part of the Drillers offense up front blocking for the triple option and passing attack for the valley champions. The offensive line helped the Drillers rush for 257 yards a game and averaged 195 yards passing
Jordan Dominguez, senior, Selma Bears
- One of the best players in the valley at RB and middle linebacker. He was the classic hard fierce hitter. At running back he rushed for 1,329 yards, scored 23 touchdowns and made 77 big tackles playing middle linebacker for the division 4 section champions.
Michael Bray, junior, Liberty Patriots
- The SWYL All Star was the leader of a young offensive line for the Patriots and next year Michael will be one of the best in the valley.
Fabian Jasso, senior, Mendota Aztecs
- Outstanding on both sides of the ball for the division 5 champs. Caught 33 passes, scored 17 TD’s and made 47 tackles with 4 interceptions.
Jadon Guire, Sophomore Strathmore Spartans
- Played amazing upfront for the Spartans on both sides of the ball. A huge part of Joseph Garcia success running the football and winning the division 6 championship.
Maino Maino, senior, Taft Wildcats
- The leading blocker for the Wildcats and when you have such a good running attack, you have to look at the guys up front. Robert Cozine broke the school single-season rushing record and a big part of it was the strong man Maino!
Dane Nelson, senior, CVC Cavaliers
- 3 year starter and the top Center in the valley. Student body President and team leader that will be missed.
Nick Steele, Senior, Sanger
- A big part of the dangerous Apaches running attack playing guard and also did a nice job on the defensive line for the division 2 section champions. Steele received his first Division I scholarship offer to the University of New Mexico and is gaining interest from other Mountain West Schools. Such as San Diego State, San Jose State, Colorado State, Utah State, and Fresno State.
Kaleb Roth, junior, Liberty-Madera Ranchos Hawks
- Had an outstanding year and would be a star on any team in the valley on both sides of the ball. At running back he rushed for 1,054 yards and scored 14 touchdowns. On defense he made 81 tackles and the NSL All Star will be one of the best in the valley in 2017
Andrew Azua, Senior, Sanger Apaches
- One of the best running backs in Apaches school history. He was tough to hit because his pad level was so low. He rushed for 1,233 yards and scored 21 touchdowns and for his career he rushed for 2,464 yards. Andrew was the go to guy when the Apaches needed it.
Nate Lamb, sophomore, Tulare Union Tribe
- One of the best young QB’s in the valley and Tulare Union will be the team to beat in division 2 in 2017 because of Lamb. He threw for 3,007 yards with 30 TD passes.
Andre Aguilar, senior, Tulare Western Mustangs
- Outstanding duel threat QB that was so dangerous. He threw for 2,317 yards and 23 touchdown passes, rushed for 884 yards, scored 13 touchdowns.
Clive Truschel, senior, Clovis West Golden Eagles
- One of the best offensive lineman in the valley and will be playing at Fresno State. The Golden Eagles offense was so good and it starts up front with Clive!
Kazmier Allen, junior, Tulare Union Tribe
- Kazmier comes off a fantastic sophomore year rushing for 1,098 yards scored 13 touchdowns coming late in the year. He averaged 9 yards per carry. He didn’t miss a beat his junior year rushing for 1,842 yards and scored 27 touchdowns. Kazmier will come into 2017 as one of the best RB in the valley and already has an offer from Eastern Washington.
JR Ramirez, Junior, Selma Bears
- He led the Bears to the division 4 section championship. The Central Sequoia League Most Valuable Player threw for 1,860 yards and 20 touchdown passes, rushed for 547 yards and scored 11 touchdowns. Junior comes into the 2017 football season as one of the best in the valley.
Andrew Voorhees, Senior, Kingsburg Vikings
- The sleeping giant was runner up for the lineman of the year. He is 6-6, 275 lbs and will be playing for the USC Trojans.
Abraham Rangel, senior, Selma Bears
- A force on both sides of the ball for the division 4 section champions. On offense, he helped pave the way for Jordan Dominguez and Junior Ramirez. He was awesome at defensive end and never came off the field.
Eli Riofrio, junior, Clovis West Golden Eagles
- When you have a fantastic kicker, it makes the offense even more dangerous and the Golden Eagles had a dangerous offense. Eli nailed 14 field goals and 46 of 47 of his PAT’s. Leader in the clubhouse for kicker of the year in 2017