Here is the second of three lists of players considered as final nominees for the various 2023 season all-state football teams. These are all from the CIF Southern Section in one place. These lists have been updated from the first lists compiled from about one month ago. Thanks for all of the nominations and input....
All four of our picks this week played starring roles for teams from Sacramento, Auburn, Palmdale and Chino that wrapped up league championships. One also has a brother playing big-time college football while another is averaging 22.5 points per game.
We include some big-time efforts from players who have already led their teams this week to major national invitational titles such as Lonzo Ball (Chino Hills) and Aquira DeCosta (Stockton St. Mary’s). Others lighting up scorebooks include Johnny McWilliams of San Marcos and Junior Ballard of Lathrop for boys plus Janelle Sumilong of Hanford and […]
Once again for this season, only one is named from each region for offense, defense and special teams and we’re going to do our best to spread it around as much as possible. This week’s honors go to players from Torrance, Chino, Thousand Oaks, Antioch, San Jose and Hercules. Note: For purposes of this feature, […]
The 2014 State Coach of the Year is Margaret Mauro from Cathedral Catholic of San Diego, who guided the team to a 29-3 record and Division I section title. Other honors to Jim Maier from St. Paul of Santa Fe Springs and Russell Emberson of Taft.
Chino’s Mike Smith earns top statewide overall honor for 2013 season and learns of it after being released from the hospital. We also congratulate medium schools and small schools state coaches of the year.
These are expanded for each division as well. Biggest boosts given for Marina of Huntington Beach (D1), Moorpark (D2), Hemet (D3), Salesian of Richmond (D4) and Bellarmine-Jefferson (D5).
Inland Empire makes it four in a row with Santiago of Corona’s selection for this season. Others named are Chino (D2), Sierra of Manteca (D3), Aquinas of San Bernardino (D4) and Port of Los Angeles (D5).
Corona Santiago replaces Pacifica needing one win to be No. 1 in the state. James Logan moves up to No. 2. Other new No. 1 teams are Aquinas of San Bernardino (D4) and Port of Los Angeles (D5).