Football: Jordan's Beck is coaches' pick for City player of the year
The City Section coaches got together and voted on a Division I All-City team and settled on running back Deshawn Beck from L.A. Jordan as the player of the year.
They also voted Taft running back D.J. Morgan the offensive player of the year, Carson’s Wade Yandall the lineman of the year and Carson’s Juan Sanchez the kicker of the year.
On defense, linebacker Ronald Stovall of Crenshaw was named the player of the year, with Deandre Roberts of Sylmar the lineman of the year and Donald Jarrin of San Pedro the punter of the year.
In Division II, the players of the year were receiver Donnie Duncan of Hamilton and running back Ra'Shon Harper of El Camino Real. The complete Division II team can be found here.
Here’s the Division I offensive team (first team): QB_Marquis Thompson, Crenshaw, Jr.; Chad Dashnaw, Narbonne, Sr.; Alfonso Medina, Venice, Sr.; Omar Herrera, Locke, Sr.; RB_Geoffrey Norwood, Crenshaw, Sr.; Melvin Davis, Narbonne, Sr.; Dion Wallace, Carson, Jr.; Jorrian Washington, Dorsey, Sr.; Lucky Radley, Taft, Sr.; Dominique Starks, Westchester, Sr.; Cristian Farrow, San Pedro, Sr.; Steven Cross, Santee, Sr. WR_Geno Hall, Crenshaw, Sr.; Gregory Ducre, Crenshaw, Sr.; Robert Herron, Dorsey, Sr.; Terrance Montgomery, West Adams, Sr.; Tevin Carter, Santee, Sr.; OL_Hector Esparza, Sylmar, Sr.; K_Brian Gutierrez, Birmingham, Sr.
Here’s the defensive team: DL_James Brock, Crenshaw, Jr.; Moses Saucedo, Garfield, Jr.; Brent Williams, Taft, Sr.; LB_Hayes Pullard, Crenshaw, Sr.; Daniel Torres, Carson, Sr.; Jonathan McNeal, Venice, Sr.; Julian Evans, Taft, Sr.; Treveon Harris, Locke, Sr.; Chass Glaspie, Westchester, Jr.; Kristopher Bass, San Pedro, Jr.; Patrick Wooten, Jordan,So.; Daniel Bird, Banning, Sr.; DB_De’Anthony Thomas, Crenshaw, Jr.; Sean Parker, Narbonne, Sr.; Bryan Douglas, Narbonne, Sr.; Dwan Gill, Carson, Sr.; Myan Tave, Carson, Jr.; Charles Garrett, Dorsey, Jr.; Raymond Ford, Jordan, So.
-- Eric Sondheimer