Santa Barbara’s Deacon Hill has been awarded the Offensive MVP award in the Channel League, while teammate Noach Wood was named the Defensive MVP for the league in 2019.
The Dons coaching staff was named Varsity Staff of the Year, and junior Ty Montgomery was named the Utility Player of the Year.
Santa Barbara’s Joshua Rosales and Tyler Germani, of Santa Ynez, were named Co-Defensive Linemen of the Year. Lompoc’s Jacob Nunez, who has committed to Arizona State University, was awarded the league’s Offensive Lineman of the Year.
Hill led Santa Barbara (11-3, 5-0 in league play) to a Channel League title this season, the team’s first outright league championship since 2001. He threw for more than 2,000 yards and had 22 touchdown passes during the regular season, while also leading Santa Barbara to the CIF-SS Div. 8 final against Sunny Hills.
Wood and Rosales were key players for the Santa Barbara defense, which had three other starters receive first-team honors. Four offensive starters for the Dons also received first-team honors.
Lompoc had seven defensive players and six offensive players named to the First-Team.
The following players were named to the first-team offense: OL Chase Kamin, Santa Barbara; OL Jorge Contreras, Santa Barbara; OL Johnny Balaam, Lompoc; OL Carlos Garcia, Lompoc; OL Roberto Vargas, Dos Pueblos; WR Jackson Gonzales, Santa Barbara; WR Moki Nacario, Santa Barbara; WR Josh Brown, San Marcos; WR Christian Duarte-Tenorio, Lompoc; QB Ben Partee, San Marcos; QB Cavin Ross, Lompoc; RB Sheldon Canley, Lompoc; RB Udy Loza, Dos Pueblos; RB Conner Lee, Dos Pueblos; TE Ryan Morgan, Lompoc.
The first-team defense: DL Jalen Powers, Lompoc; DL Brandon Welby, Santa Ynez; DL Cade McNamee, Cabrillo; DL Jesus Aguilar, Lompoc; LB Jed Rantz, Lompoc; LB Leondre Coleman, Lompoc; LB Charlie Figueroa, Santa Barbara; LB Johnny Valencia, Santa Barbara; DB Deville Dickerson, Lompoc; DB Joe Schumer, Lompoc; DB Dakota Hill, Santa Barbara; DB Oscar Tenorio, Lompoc.
Second-team offense: RB Justin Perez, Santa Barbara; RB Henry Herrera, San Marcos; RB Anthony Gills, Santa Ynez; WR Cailin Daniels, Lompoc; WR Cameron Prendergast, Santa Ynez; WR Jake Knecht, Santa Barbara; WR Baylor Huyck, Dos Pueblos; OL Dylan Forbes, Cabrillo; OL Johnathan Perez, Santa Barbara; OL Nick Crandall, Santa Ynez; OL Emilio Figueroa, Santa Ynez; OL Nico Chavez, San Marcos.
Second-team defense: LB Dean Tipolt, Santa Ynez; LB John Gaitan, Lompoc; LB Patrick Durham, Cabrillo; LB Jack Huffman, San Marcos; LB Daniel Santacruz, Dos Pueblos; DB Luke Gardner, Lompoc DB Johnny Alvarado, Dos Pueblos; DB Salomon Manzanarez, Santa Barbara; DB Grant Gonzales, Santa Barbara; DL Aaron Nunez, Lompoc; DL Jameson Brodeur, Cabrillo; DL David Ramirez, Santa Barbara.
The following players were received Honorable Mention:
Santa Barbara: Nick Baizan, Ryan Holguin, Armando Solano, Liam Tormey.
Lompoc: Adam Lazaro, Elijah Perkins, Tyler Rounds, Eric Xiong.
Dos Pueblos: Alejandro Castanon, Josh Navaro, Isaac Nungaray; Even Steinberger.
Santa Ynez: Logan Ast, Jacob Davies, Lars Ladinig, Bennett Redell.
San Marcos: Korey Becker, Jorge Medina, Isaac Sotelo, George Tracewell.
Cabrillo: Julian Carlson-Kanach, Hunter Barthel, Tony Boneck, Trey Robinson.