Cal-Hi Sports DB of the Year

CAL-HI SPORTS STATE
DEFENSIVE BACK OF THE YEAR
(2001 was the first time it was chosen at the conclusion of the season; all previous selections have been made retroactively through research by Cal-Hi Sports Senior Editor Ronnie Flores.)

2019 — Clark Phillips (La Habra)
2018 — Akili Arnold (Mission Viejo)
2017 — Olaijah Griffin (Mission Viejo)
2016 — Darnay Holmes (Calabasas)
2015 — Darnay Holmes (Calabasas) Jr.
2014 — Iman Marshall (Poly, Long Beach)
2013 — Adoree’ Jackson (Serra, Gardena)
2012 — Su’a Cravens (Vista Murrieta, Murrieta)
2011 — Shaq Thompson (Grant, Sacramento)
2010 — Marqise Lee (Serra, Gardena)
2009 — Josh Shaw (Palmdale)
2008 — Preston King (Tesoro, Las Flores)
2007 — Vaughn Telemaque (Poly, Long Beach)
2006 — Donovan Warren (Poly, Long Beach)
2005 — Darian Hagan Jr. (Crenshaw, Los Angeles)
2004 — Robert Peele (Edison, Fresno)
2003 — Willie Glasper (De La Salle, Concord)
2002 — Desmond Reed (Temple City)
2001 — Vince Mays (Johnson, Sacramento)
2000 — Matt Ware (Loyola, Los Angeles)
1999 — Matt Grootegoed (Mater Dei, Santa Ana)
1998 — Ricky Manning Jr. (Edison, Fresno)
1997 — Donte Stallworth (Grant, Sacramento)
1996 — Tony Walker (Antelope Valley, Lancaster)
1995 — Ralph Brown (Bishop Amat, La Puente)
1994 — Daylon McCutcheon (Bishop Amat, La Puente)
1993 — Lu Hearns (Pittsburg)
1992 — Sammy Knight (Rubidoux, Riverside)
1991 — Shayzar Hawkins (Banning, Wilmington)
1990 — Darnay Scott (Kearny, San Diego)
1989 — Bryan Adams (Bakersfield)
1988 — Tommie Smith (Antelope Valley, Lancaster)
1987 — Kurt Bruich (Fontana)
1986 — Tuan Van Le (De La Salle, Concord)
1985 — Mark Carrier (Poly, Long Beach)
1984 — Mark Green (Poly, Riverside)
1983 — Chance Johnson (Compton)
1982 — Tim McDonald (Edison, Fresno)
1981 — Tim Peoples (Silver Creek, San Jose)
1980 — Danny Andrews (Banning, Wilmington)
1979 — Darrell Hopper (Carson)
1978 — Marvin Williams (Colton)
1977 — Chuck Willig (St. Paul, Santa Fe Springs)
1976 — Dennis Smith (Santa Monica)
1975 — John Van Buren (South Hills, Covina)
1974 — Art Alvarado (Loyola, Los Angeles)
1973 — Dennis Thurman (Santa Monica)
1972 — Steve Lee (Washington, Broderick) Jr.
1971 — Paul Kinne (Paso Robles)
1970 — Scott Laidlaw (Hawthorne)
1969 — Jimmie Allen (Los Angeles)
1968 — Willie Buchanon (Oceanside)
1967 — Ron Carver (Carson)
1966 — Mel Gray (Montgomery, Santa Rosa)
1965 — Greg Jones (South San Francisco)
1964 — Gene Washington (Poly, Long Beach)
1963 — Dave Duncan (El Capitan, Lakeside)
1962 — Clayton Calhoun (Manual Arts, Los Angeles)
1961 — Jerry Mosher (Woodland)
1960 — Bill Mackey (East Bakersfield)

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