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QUALI CONLEY-Senior, Central Grizzlies (RB/KR/PR)
One of the best running backs in the state and a huge part of the Grizzlies offensive machine.
Quali finished his career with over 4,000 yards in rushing & receiving, 49 touchdowns, 3 Central Section Championship rings, & 2019 State Championship.

EMILO CORONA-Senior, San Luis Obispo Tigers (QB)
The best 3-sport athlete in the Central Section. The Washington Huskies Pac 12 baseball commit is also an outstanding basketball player. The Tigers QB threw for 2,581 yards (156-256) & 38 TD passes. Rushed for 853 yards and scored 14 TDs.

TYLER KASCHEWSKI-Junior, Templeton Eagles (QB)
The Eagles will be the team to beat in 2020 with Tyler back at QB. The Ocean MVP was one of the most dangerous QB’s in the Central Section throwing for 1,107 yards, 11 TD passes, & rushed for 1,904 yards, scored 31 TD’s on 169 carries. 

A man beast on the defensive line and one of the best in the state! Tobin was double teamed on every play and many teams ran the other way, but he still got 90 tackles with 14 sacks. Back-to-back Pag Meter All Star Team player, Tobin leaves with three division 2 Section championship rings and the next stop will be playing for the Stanford Cardinal.

Teams just stop running on the side Kenau was lined up on. Already one of the best defensive ends in the state, Kenau is only getting better. Kenau is 6’5, 270 lbs and getting plenty of offers including USC and Utah.

RAMON HENDERSON-Senior, Liberty Patriots (WR/DB/KR)
One of the fastest players in the state. The 6’3, 185 lb athlete never came off the field and the next stop will be playing at Notre Dame.

One of the best defensive backs in the Central Section. The EYL All Star had 10 interceptions the last 2 years & teams just didn’t challenge the two time Pag Meter All Star. The lockdown defensive back also gets it done in the classroom and has verbally committed to play at Davidson College in North Carolina.

The next Tribe superstar receiver and his senior year will be special. In 2 years, the speedy WR has caught 148 footballs for 1,995 yards & has scored 23 TD’s. Willie will be one of the best Tribe Wide Receivers in school history by the time he graduates.

One of the most dominating offensive and defensive linemen in the state. Dirk will go down as one of the best in Cavaliers in school history. Dirk has great feet, and is fast and strong. Next stop for the Pag Meter back-to-back All Star will be on the OL at Colorado State University.

The Tigers captain and one of the best corner-backs in the Section. The lockdown Corner has so much potential & the sky’s the limit. Next stop for Dezjohn will be playing at San Diego State.

WESLEY WILSON-Senior, Bakersfield Drillers(RB)
One of the most dangerous running backs in the section, Wesley could score at anytime. Wilson was the main offensive threat for the Drillers. The speedster had a fantastic Drillers career rushing for over 2,600 yards & scored 30 touchdowns.

Kosi had speed & power and will finish his Apaches career as one of the best in school history in yards rushing(2,104 yards, & 36 TD’s) and TD’s scored. Next stop will be playing at Fresno State.

CJ JONES-Senior, Buchanan Bears (SS)
CJ is so good and will only get better. He has speed and will crush you at Safety. CJ is the son of Charlie Jones who was an outstanding WR at Fresno State. We will get to watch CJ play with the Bulldogs-just like his Pops.

The Emperors have had some outstanding QB’s throughout the years and Josh might just be the best of all. Josh has broken almost every school passing record in his 3-years throwing for 7,252 yards and 90 TD passes.

TJ was lightning at running back. TJ rushed for 1,571 yards & scored 17 TD’s. In 2 years, TJ rushed for 3,318 yards & scored 43 TD’s.

VJ has a ton of talent and potential. He could end up playing tight end at the next level. He will come into 2020 as one of the best players in the Central Section & has verbally committed to USC.

DOMINIC MENDEZ-Senior, Central Grizzlies (LB)
A huge part of the Grizzlies defense the last 3 years and will leave with a State Championship and 3 Central Section rings. The back-to-back Pag Meter All Star finished with 83 tackles and 12 sacks. In 3 years he made 238 tackles alongs with 24 sacks.

JALEN O’NEAL-Senior, Bullard Knights (DE)
He was fast on the edge and tough to block. Jalenl was the CMAC co-Defensive Player of the Year after finishing with 57 tackles and 16 sacks.

HUDSON WALKER-Senior, Redwood Rangers (DT)
The WYL Co-Lineman of the Year made 64 tackles along with 10 sacks. Hudson was a huge part of the outstanding Rangers defense. Next stop could be at the University of San Diego.

JOSE VALENCIA-Senior, Tulare Western Mustangs (FS)
Jose was named the East Yosemite League Defensive Player of the Year. He finished with 68 tackles along with 5 interceptions.

The West Yosemite League’s Offensive Player of the Year, Watts-Brown completed 134 of 218 for 2,020 yards and 22 touchdowns. Juaron Brown is also one heck of a pitcher and next stop after baseball will be playing at Texas Tech.

DAI’JON GIDDENS-Senior, Roosevelt Rough Riders (RB)
One of the best running backs in the Central Section! The North Yosemite League Offensive Player of the Year was fast and strong and a huge part of the Riders offense.

Look for Hector to be one of the best all time passers in the Central Section by the time he graduates. Hector already owns every Porterville passing school record. This year he threw for 3,604 yards with 31 TD’s and in 2 years he has thrown for 6,360 yards & 54 TD passes.

The team leader on defense and one of the best hard nose players in the section. Will also played fullback, middle linebacker and finished with 105 tackles. In 2 years he finished with 238 tackles. Next stop after wrestling season, William will be wrestling at Cal Poly.

TRISTAN RISLEY-Sophomore, Clovis Cougars (RB)
Tristan was runner up for Pag Meter Underclassmen of the year. The Cougars have their running back set for the next 2 years after rushing for 1,338 yards and scored 15 TD’s in really only 9 games. It took the Cougars a little while to find out a star was born.

DYLAN TOOKER-Senior, Liberty Patriots (LB)
The Co-SWYL defensive MVP was the leader of the outstanding Patriots defense. Dylan was a Pag Meter All Star last year and finished with 77 tackles, 8 sacks and 1 interception.

DRE GREELEY-Senior, Bullard Knights (DB)
The best lockdown cornerback & one of the best athletes in the Central Section. Dre was a huge part of the Bullard Knights on both sides of the ball. Dre was a big time players and somebody at the next level is getting a good one.

LONNIE WESSEL-Junior, Golden West Trailblazers (LB/RB)
Runner up for Pag Meter Player of the year and will come into 2020 as the leader of the clubhouse for Pag Meter running back/offensive/ Player of the year. Lonnie rushed for 2,005 yards, scored 28 TD’s and on defense he made 102 tackles along with 8 sacks. By the time Lonnie graduates he will be the best Blazers player in school history.

CADE FORAKER-Senior, Clovis North Broncos (OL)
One of the best offensive linemen in the section and a tremendous wrestler. The Broncos loved running behind their big senior leader. The 6’3, 250 lb All TRAC player was big and fast.

JACKSON SANCHEZ-Senior, Shafter Generals (WR/DB)
Outstanding athlete and the Generals season took off when the Italian Stallion head coach Jerald Pierucci put Jackson in at QB. The South Sequoia league Player of the year accounted for over 2,000 yards and was also outstanding on defense.

MATTHEW MERRITT-Senior, Buchanan Bears (DT/G)
If the Pag Meter had an award for the best 2 way OL/DL player, Matthew would be the guy. The 3 year starter was the Bears team leader and also gets it down in the classroom. The Bears had one of the best offensive and defensive lines in the state and Matt was a huge part of it.

JOHN VELASQUEZ-Junior, Kerman Lions (OL/DL)
The team leader and only a junior. The NSL All Star finished the year with 148 tackles including 19 tackles vs the Liberty Ranchos Hawks. John will come into 2020 as one of the best in the section.

DOMINIC GAMBONI-Senior, Bakersfield Christian Eagles (QB)
The Italian Stallion got hot at the right time and helped lead the Eagles to a state Championship. Dominic threw for 3,213 yards with 34 TD’s. In the State Championship game vs Rancho Cotate, Dom went 21-31 for 376 yards & 4 TD’s.

BRIAN KOWALL-Senior, Mission Preps Royals (RB)
One of the best running backs in Mission Preps school history. The Ocean league’s Offensive Player of the Year will finish his career rushing for 4,337 yards and scored 57 TD’s. Brian is getting plenty of offers including UCLA & UNLV.

LANDON NELSON-Junior, San Luis Obispo Tigers (CB)
Had a fantastic year as the Tigers Cornerback and his senior year, Landon will be even better. Landon is an excellent coverage back and finished with 104 tacklers.

THOMAS COLE-Junior, San Luis Obispo Tigers
The leader in the clubhouse in 2020 for Pag Meter offensive linemen of the year. The 6-7, 270 lb will be a force at right tackle. On defense Thomas made 99 tackles along with 17 sacks. Thomas has plenty of PAC 12 offers already including Utah.

SAM OLSON-Senior, Redwood Rangers (TE)
One of the best Tight ends in the state. When it was time for the Rangers to throw the ball and everybody in the stadium including the defense knew the Rangers were throwing to Sam the Man, they still couldn’t stop him. Sam was double & triple teamed on every play and still caught 33 balls for 586 yards and scored 11 TD’s, Sam was also a tremendous blocker and the next stop will be at San Jose State.

MARTIN URROZ-Senior, Minarets Mustangs (QB)
Outstanding senior year throwing for 2,630 yards & 22 TD passes and for his career he is the all time passing leader at Minarets & has thrown for 5,943 yards with 53 TD passes.

GRANT LAKE, Senior. Clovis Cougars (WR/CB)
The TRAC All Star was a big time money wide receiver who caught 50 passes for 968 yards, and scored 10 TD’s. Grant always came up with the big play.

CARLOS MORENO-Sophomore, Strathmore Spartans (RB/LB)
The Spartans lately seem to have a star running back and keep an eye on Carlos who rushed for 1,747 yards & scored 20 TD’s. Carlos will have the Spartans contending for a division 5 championship in 2020 the next 2 years.

VAI KRUSE-Junior, Bullard Knights (LB)
The Knights have had some big time linebackers throughout the years and Kruse needs to be on the list. The Junior was outstanding at stopping the run and finished with 111 tackles. His senior year will be off the charts!

T’KY POSEY-Junior, Bullard Knights (DE)
One of the best players that Donnie Arax has ever coached and that is saying a lot. The Leader in the clubhouse for Pag Meter’s Defensive linemen of the year in 2020. Posey finished with 90 tackles and 10 sacks and that’s with teams running the other way. He is fast & strong and will only get better. The offers are already rolling in including UCLA.

XAVIER WORTHY-Junior, Central Grizzlies (WR)
If there was a Pag Meter A Star is Born award for 2019 that would be Xavier Worthy. Worthy was a HUGE part of the 15-0 state champions offense and came up with so many clutch catches. He has amazing speed and catches everything. He finished with 54 receptions, with 992 yards, scored 16 TD’s and will come into 2020 as one of the top receivers in the State.

JAVIER BENEVIDEZ-Senior, Porterville Panthers
Not a big WR but boy was he fast and tough to cover because he was always open. He caught 53 footballs for 1,130 yards, scored 10 TD’s and that’s with every team putting their best defensive backs on him.

BLAKE SPOMER, Junior, Kingsburg Vikings (RB/DB)
Blake will come into 2020 as one of the top players in the central section. Blake never came off the field and always made the big play. The Central Sequoia League MVP lined up everywhere and the Vikings did everything they could to get him the football. On defense he was also one of the best defensive backs in the section.

ADAM RODRIGUEZ-Senior, Selma Bears
Huge year for the senior leader at running back and middle linebacker. The Central Sequoia league Defensive Player of the year was always around the ball and making big plays

ELIJAH GARZA-Senior, Memorial Panthers (LB)
The Panthers are full of stars everywhere and the quiet leader is just as good as any linebacker in the section. The CMAC All Star had one heck of a senior year making 129 tackles

JORDAN HORNBEAK-Senior, Memorial Panthers
Jordan will come into 2020 as the leader in the clubhouse for Pag Meter running back of the year. He rushed for 1,697 yards and scored 18 TD’s. in 2020, he could be one of the state leaders in rush He has speed and power that makes him dangerous.

MICHAEL JACOT- Sophomore, Clovis North Broncos (WR/RB/PR/KR)
A star was born this year and keep an eye on MJ. This kid is always around the ball and might just be the best punt and kickoff returner in the section. What’s amazing is teams still kicked it to him after being almost untouchable. Next season I can’t imagine any team kicking or punting it to Mr. Excitement. The Broncos have a star for the next 2 years and the offense will get him the ball as much as possible.

TRISTIAN VALLE-Senior, Bishop Union Broncos (OL/DL)
The Broncos don’t win the division 6 championship without their team leader upfront having a monster year. The High Desert League linemen of the year was so physical upfront on offense and was so tough to run against on defense. Tristian was double teamed on every play and still made 96 tackles with 7 sacks.

KADEN PRESTON-Junior, Kern Valley Broncs (QB)
Lake Isabella has a star nearby. If the Broncos can play some defense in 2020, then watchout because the offense is set especially with their QB who threw for 2,263 yards with 18 TD passes, rushed for 903 yards and scored 17 TD’s.

SHABAZZ MUAMMAD-Senior, Highland Scots (WR)
One of the most dangerous receivers in the south valley. Every defense tried to slow him down but nothing worked. The Co-SEYL Offensive MVP had 41 receptions for 900 receiving yards and scored 14 TD’s.

SEAN HAYMON-Senior, Central Grizzlies (DB)
One of the best lockdown cornerbacks in the state. Teams just didn’t test him and he still made 60 tackles because he loved to chase players down on run plays. Sean was a big part of the secondary for the Central Section and State Champions!

KAI SUNAMOTO-Junior, Bullard Knights (WR/DB)
Every team would love to have a player like Kai Sunamoto the overachiever! Kai played everywhere and I’m talking everywhere from RB, WR, QB, DB & LB and all at 120lb.
The team leader is going to be very successful in life because he does everything at 100%.

AJ CLEVLEND-Junior, Highland Scots
The Scots have a QB and I’m excited to see what happens in 2020. He went 127-214 for 2,025 yards with a fantastic 28 TD passes.

ZION HALL-Junior,Ridgeview Wolf Pack (WR)
One of the fastest players in the section and dangerous after the catch. He caught 70 footballs for 893 yards and scored 8 TD’s. The Pack will do everything they can in 2020 to get Zion the ball.

ANTHONY RAMIREZ-Senior, Ridgeview Wolf Pack (LB)
He might just be the fastest linebacker in the section. Ramirez could fill the hole and rip your head off and go sideline to sideline with his speed. The 6-3, 212 lb Co-SYL Defensive Player of the year finished with 81 tackles, 5 sacks and 4 interceptions.

DYLAN HOLMES-Senior, Liberty Patriots (LB)
The Patriots had one of the best defenses in the section and it all started with their senior leader at LB. The Fast and physical LB was the Co-SWYL Defensive Player of the year had 68 tackles & 4 sacks.

JALEN SMITH-Junior, Garces Rams (LB)
Head Coach Paul Golla has a defensive leader for next year with Jalen. He is so fast and has so much potential at the next level. The SWYL All Star made 74 tackles, 4 sacks, recovered five fumbles and blocked a punt.

DONOVAN FOSTER-Senior, Bakersfield Christian Eagles (LB)
If you are going to win a state championship you need a stud defensive leader and that was Donovan Foster. He’s a beast at 6’0, 225lb & made 109 tackles with 4 sacks and picked off 4 passes.

ANDRE BRAVO-Senior, Strathmore Spartans (WR/DB)
Andre would be a star on any team in the section and he played on every down. The East Sequoia League Defensive MVP led the section with 9 interceptions along with 55 tackles. At receiver, caught 32 passes for 435 yards and scored 9 TD’s.

BLAYNE TWISSELMAN-Senior, Templeton Eagles (RB/LB)
Blayne is a good old fashioned high school player that gets after it on both sides of the ball. The Ocean’s Defensive Player of the Year made 145 tackles and was huge against the run.

GIL MEDINA-Senior, Arvin Bears (RB)
The Bears had one of the most improved years of any team in the section and it started with running game and Medina who rushed for 1,630 yards and scored 18 TD’s

DANIEL LOMAX-Senior, South Rebels (RB/OLB)
When you played the Rebels there was one guy you needed to focus on and that was No 22.
He had one heck of a senior year rushing for 1,849 yards and scored 19 TD’s. On defense he made 68 tackles along with 4 sacks.

JOSIAH ACOSTA-Senior, St Joseph Knights (LB/TE)
The Mountain League Defensive Player of the Year had a great year on both sides of the ball. Josiah is a physical Lb that made 77 tackles and on offense he was a tremendous run and pass blocker. The Knights will miss his leadership in 2020.

BLAKE BALDWIN-Senior, Clovis East T Wolves (LB/TE/RB)
Where ever the T Wolves needed their leader to play, that’s where Blake played. One of the hardest working T Wolves on and off the field! The TRAC All Star had a very good high school career.

MATT TIGER- Senior, Immanuel Eagles, (QB/FB/SS)
The Eagles has one of the most exciting players in the section and Tiger never came off the field. Tiger rushed for 1,787 yards and scored 15 TD’s.

TORY HORTON-Junior, Washington Union Panthers (WR/DB)
After Tory transferred from Edison it seemed like he had much more confidence and was the go to receiver when the Panthers needed a big play. He caught 52 passes for 921 yards and scored 15 TD’s. On defense he had 4 interceptions. Next year look for Tory stats to almost double.

KEANU KUMA-Sophomore, Washington Union Panthers (LB)
One of the best young linebackers in the state. The 6’0, 240 lb baby beast finished with 116 tackles. The next 2 years will be exciting watching the Panthers defense.

MARQUIS MCKENZIE-Junior, California City Ravens (LB)
Might be the fastest linebacker in the Central Section and one of the fastest in the State. Marquis was unblock able. He finished with 119 tackles with 30 tackles for losses along with 14 sacks. He’s 6’0 and still growing!

MATEO MORALES-Senior, Clovis West Golden Eagles (MLB/FB)
The big time leader on and off the field. The TRAC All Star & team captain was a hard nose blocker, ball carrier and stud at Middle Linebacker. With all the great Clovis West tradition with teams & players throughout the years, Mateo Morales needs to be on that list!

ZACK STUDT-Senior, Buchanan Bears (OL/DL)
Outstanding on both sides of the ball. Zack had a big time motor because he never took a play off. The TRAC All Star was a huge part of a really good Bears team.

DALTON STROUSS-Senior, Mission Prep Royals (RB/LB)
Dalton had a very good senior year for the Royals on both sides of the ball. On offense the Royals needed him especially with team that had injuries and rushed for 1,104 yards and scored 15 TD’s. At linebacker he made 101 tackles with 4 sacks and is now the all time Royals tackle King with 401.

TANNER EWELL-Senior, Clovis West Golden Eagles (OLB)
A fierce competitor that has speed and is physical for his outside linebacker position. The TRAC All Star made it tough to run it or throw it on his side of the field. Somebody is getting a good one at the next level.

KOBE JENKINS, Senior, Bullard Knights (RB/WR/DB)
Kobe played everywhere the Knights needed him. If they needed him at running back, wide receiver, slot, tight end…anywhere on defense. The CMAC All Star might just be the most versatile player in the section. His best position is defensive back and that’s where he will play at the next level.

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