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Local all-league performers abound


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Mountain View High’s Gabi Matafora-Adams is the SCVAL De Anza Division’s Most Valuable Field Player for girls water polo.

All-league honors were recently awarded to varsity high school athletes participating in fall sports. Athletes from Los Altos, Mountain View and St. Francis highs who earned the accolades are listed below.

Los Altos High

Football

Santa Clara Valley Athletic League De Anza Division First Team: Gerardo Garduno

Second Team: Christian McDermott; Keenan Hanley; Angel Romero

Honorable Mention: Evan Baher-Murphy

Girls volleyball

SCVAL De Anza Division Outstanding Junior: Kaitlyn Wong

First Team: Hanadi Nassif

Second Team: Nicole Baxley; Katie Kishton; Jackie Wang

Boys water polo

SCVAL De Anza Division MVP: Kyle Sandell

First Team: Eric Warmoth; Noah Johnson; Greg Roper; Yoel Feinberg

Honorable Mention: Adam Holl-ingworth

Girls water polo

SCVAL De Anza Division First Team: Julia Santos; Brynn Walther

Second Team: Alex Warren

Field hockey

SCVAL Defensive Player of the Year: Phoebe Aaronson

First Team: Aaronson; Lisa Larsson; Karenna Olson; Tanya Matthew

Second Team: Elana Eisenberg; Olivia Ih; Courtney Athens

Honorable Mention: Sophia Tag-lio; Ella Carlsson

Boys cross-country

SCVAL El Camino Division First Team: Owen MacKenzie; Adam Sage; Rian Lawlor; Daniel Ghasemfar; Luke Sage; Nikolas Gibson

Girls cross-country

SCVAL El Camino Division First Team: Naomi Donovan

Girls golf

SCVAL El Camino Division First Team: Maddie Jun; Caris Kim

Second Team: Annika Gaglani

Mountain View High

Football

SCVAL El Camino Division Most Valuable Defensive Player: Una Kaufusi

First Team: James Doherty; Ozzy Ortiz-Verdi; Alphonso Barmore; Sami Katwan; Will Kenyon; Kevin Sanchez

Second Team: Michael Capote; Sam Gil; Kian Behroozi; JD Coyne; Ethan Starr; Danny Olsen; Jason Vanoncini

Honorable Mention: Victor Baird

Girls volleyball

SCVAL El Camino Division MVP: Eleonore Johansen

Outstanding Junior: Kyra Palmbush

First Team: Johansen; Palmbush;

Second Team: Payton Shaffer; Aidan O’Leary; Ashley Kane

Honorable Mention: Lauren Price; Audrey Moir

Boys water polo

SCVAL De Anza Division First Team: Chase Randolph; Luke Forgy; Justin Bosset; Sam Vincent

Second Team: Ahram Ham

Honorable Mention: Jeremy Noel

Girls water polo

SCVAL De Anza Division Most Valuable Field Player: Gabi Matafora-Adams

First Team: Matafora-Adams; Malena Nguyen

Second Team: Madison Menard; Lexi Rudolph

St. Francis High

Football

West Catholic Athletic League Most Valuable Running Back: Darrell Page

Most Valuable Offensive Lineman: Tyler Manoa

Junior of the Year: Opeti Fangupo

First Team: Manoa; Page; Fangupo; Reed Vettel; Lucas Andrighetto; Junior Fehoko

Second Team: Longahula Ahola; Alex Waddell; Evan Williams

Honorable Mention: Joshua Pakola; Maurice Wilmer; Tyler McCabe; Justin Sinclair; Mose Vavao

Girls volleyball

WCAL First Team: Mollie Ebertin

Second Team: Gabbie Heller; Rachel Hunsacker

Boys water polo

WCAL First Team: Nathan Puentes

Second Team: Frank Lozinski; Sean Ferrari

Honorable Mention: Ziad Tannous

Girls water polo

WCAL First Team: Izzy Mandema; Izzy Ditzler; Natalie Blanc; Megan LaCroix

Second Team: Elise Walker; Christina Reed

Honorable Mention: Charlene Ma

Girls tennis

WCAL Singles Player of the Year: Shreya Ravilla

Doubles Team of the Year: Cate Liston/Akansha Pabari

First Team: Ravilla; Alisha Chulani; Emily Kha

Second Team: Cate Liston/Pabari; Elise Yang

Girls golf

WCAL Tournament Medalist: Doodle Yuen

First Team: Aishvarya Bedi; Grace Chen; Maya Pugatch

Second Team: Yuen; Audrey Heckel; Reisha Savadatti

Honorable Mention: Alina Feng

Pinewood School

Football

Mission Trail Athletic League First Team: Jaeden Bailey; Jackson Haun; Sean Murphy; Alex Dagman

Second Team: Bo Fick

Coach of the Year: Matt Irvin

Girls volleyball

West Bay Athletic League Skyline Division First Team: Maddie Escher

Honorable Mention: Kassy Davis

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