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Top honors for M-A players on All-PAL Bay football team

 

Three members of the Menlo-Atherton football team who helped the Bears reach the Central Coast Section Division I championship game last weekend have earned top honors on the 2011 All-Peninsula Athletic League Bay Division squad.

Senior Taylor Mashack was named Defensive Player of the Year and senior Cameron Moody was named Utility Player of the Year as each played both ways for the Bears. Talented kicker Sam Falkenhagen, a third M-A senior, was named Special Teams Player of the Year.

ALL-PENINSULA ATHLETIC LEAGUE

BAY DIVISION

Offensive Player of the Year: Chris Forbes (Terra Nova) Sr.

Defensive Player of the Year: Taylor Mashack (Menlo-Atherton) Sr.

Utility Player of the Year: Cameron Moody (Menlo-Atherton) Sr.

Special Teams Player of the Year: Sam Falkenhagen (Menlo-Atherton) Sr.

Coach of the Year: Bill Gray (Terra Nova)

First Team

Daidyn Stewart (Burlingame) Sr. RB; Tyler McCool (Sacred Heart Prep) Sr. RB; Pat Bruni (Sacred Heart Prep) Sr. WR; Elias Bargas (Terra Nova) Sr. WR; Nick Manessis (Terra Nova) Sr. WR; Jake Smith (Terra Nova) Sr. WR; Richard Cornew (Menlo-Atherton) Sr. TE; Leo Koloamatangi (Sacred Heart Prep) Sr. OL; Sean Olsen (Terra Nova) Sr. OL; Benji Palu (Burlingame) Jr. OL; Lealofi Tamasese (Jefferson) Sr. OL; Ricky Vea (Menlo-Atherton) Sr. OL; Hunter Hillen (Terra Nova) Sr. DL; Ryhan Virgin (Terra Nova) Sr. DL; Joe Johnson (Burlingame) Jr. DL; Sean Olsen (Terra Nova) Sr. DL; Ivan Mailangi (Terra Nova) Sr. LB; Dustin Nascimento (Menlo-Atherton) Sr. LB; Luke Pinkston (Menlo-Atherton) Sr. LB; Deryke Murray (Terra Nova) Sr. LB; Miles Holmes (Jefferson) Jr. DB; Cody Johnson (Burlingame) Sr. DB; Stephen Kmak (King's Academy) Sr. DB; Brian Bostrum (King's Academy) Sr. punter

OCEAN DIVISION

Offensive Player of the Year: Wesley Walkers (Half Moon Bay) Sr.

Defensive Player of the Year: Joseph Lowman (Half Moon Bay) Jr.

Utility Player of the Year: Joshua Lauese (Sequoia) Sr.

Coach of the Year: Matt Ballard (Half Moon Bay)

First Team

Rick Hoffer (Woodside) Sr. QB; Victor Jimenez (Aragon) Sr. RB; Julian Bertero (Sequoia) Jr. OL; Frank Conrad (Half Moon Bay) Jr. OL; Derek White (Aragon) Sr. OL; Keenan Woodard (Aragon) Sr. OL; Alex Medan (Aragon) Sr. OL; Connor Paterson (Menlo School) Jr. WR; John McKee (Woodside) Sr. WR; James Egan (Aragon) Sr. WR; Jerick Anicete (South SF) Jr. WR; Greg Lyons (Aragon) Sr. TE; David Flores (Half Moon Bay) Sr. placekicker; Wyatt Rouser (Menlo School) Jr. DL; Luis Gonzales (Half Moon Bay) Sr. DL; Tavita Faaiu (South SF) Sr. DL; Rika Levi (South SF) Sr. DL; Chris Zeisler (Menlo School) Sr. LB; Abhineet Ram (Sequoia) Sr. LB; Ramzy Azar (South SF) Sr. LB; Kevin Durham (Aragon) Sr. DB; Dylan Mayer (Menlo School) Sr. DB; Daniel Welch (Half Moon Bay) Jr. DB; David Flores (Half Moon Bay) Sr. DB; Max Parker (Menlo School) Jr. punter

All-league teams are selected by the coaches

— Palo Alto Online Sports

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