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2009 ALL–HAAL Football Team

HAAL Fans. The wait is finally over. Here is the 2009 ALL-HAAL Football team. Feel free to voice your thoughts.


Offensive Player of the Year
George Roberson, San Leandro
Defensive Player of the Year
Micah McMurray, Arroyo
Offensive Lineman of the Year
Jacob Mehalas, Hayward
Defensive Lineman of the Year
William Fukofuka, San Lorenzo
Coach of the Year
Brad Bowers, San Leandro

First Team Offense
Tackle: *Sione Maile (San Leandro) Sr., D.J. Ingalls (Arroyo) Sr.;
Guard: Jacob Mehalas (Hayward) Sr., Alex Beglinger (Bishop O’Dowd) Sr.;
Center: Nephi Sapiga (Hayward) Jr.;
TE: Tyrone Ward (Bishop O’Dowd) Jr.;
WR: *Victor Bannerman (San Leandro) Sr., Carlyle Garrick (Castro Valley) Jr.;
QB: Chris Musni (San Leandro) Jr.;
RB: Mario Brown (Bishop O’Dowd) Sr., George Roberson (San Leandro) Sr., John Hughes (Hayward) Jr., Micah McMurray (Arroyo) Jr.;
K: Mateusz Laszuk (Arroyo) Sr.
First Team Defense
Tackle: *Sione Finau (San Leandro) Sr., William Fukofuka (San Lorenzo) Sr., Sione Hausia (Mt. Eden) Sr.
End: Micah McMurray (Arroyo) Jr., Lenny Jones (San Leandro) Sr.
LB: *Jacob Finau (Hayward) Jr., Aoese Noa (San Lorenzo) Sr., Hardy Nickerson (Bishop O’Dowd) Soph., Sean Russell (Bishop O’Dowd) Sr.
DB: *Davonte Wilson (San Leandro) Sr., Trenton Trammell (Bishop O’Dowd) Jr., Michael Young (Arroyo) Soph., Eric Johnson (San Lorenzo) Jr.
KR: Victor Bannerman (San Leandro) Sr., Michael Young (Arroyo) Soph.
*—unanimous selection
Second Team Offense
Tackle: William Fukofuka (San Lorenzo) Sr., Eldren Jones (San Leandro) Sr.
Guard: Devante Jackson (Hayward) Sr., Koli Fuapau (San Lorenzo) Jr.
Center: Eric Mason (Castro Valley) Sr.
TE: Lenny Jones (San Leandro) Sr.
WR: Terrence King (Bishop O’Dowd) Jr., J.R. Pabalate (Tennyson) Sr.
QB: Matt Balich (Bishop O’Dowd) Sr.
RB: T.J. Ner (Tennyson) Sr., Aoese Noa (San Lorenzo) Sr., Dan Heka (Castro Valley) Sr., Imani Stockstill (Hayward) Sr.
K: Jose Tapia (Hayward) Sr.
Second Team Defense
Tackle: Jeff DeLa Cruz (Arroyo) Sr., Marshell Blair (San Lorenzo) Sr., Davante Jackson (Hayward) Sr.
End: Jacob Lopes (San Lorenzo) Jr., Sione Finau (San Leandro) Sr.
LB: Sal Navarro (San Leandro) Sr., Adebanbo Moronkola (San Leandro) Sr., Juan Galvan (Hayward) Sr., Alex West (Castro Valley) Jr.
DB: Nigel Brown (Tennyson) Sr., Davinaire Richards (San Lorenzo) Sr., Rodric McDonald (San Leandro) Jr., Edgar Caro (Castro Valley) Jr.
Honorable Mention
Arroyo: Neil Buac (Sr.), Brett Judson (Sr.), Jesse Macapagal (Sr.), Amari McMurray (Sr.); Bishop O’Dowd: Jorge Buenrostro (Jr.), Blake Johnson (Sr.), Chad Washington (Jr.); Castro Valley: Michael Fong (Sr.), George Gilham (Sr.), Michael Rojas (Sr.), Kevin Rose (Sr.), Chris Sigler (Sr.), Alex Vazquez (Sr.); Hayward: Don Griffin (Sr.), Ashawndaus Woods (Sr.), Carl Yates (Sr.); Mt. Eden: Phi Do (Sr.), Joe Latu (Sr.), Christian Leano (Sr.); San Leandro: Alvictor Bradford (Sr.), Brian Morales (Sr.), Kyrian Obidiegwu (Jr.); Tennyson: Devon Casanare (Sr.), Donte Cullins (Jr.), Thomas Ah-Hing (Jr.), Victor Andrews (Sr.), Kyle Johnson (Sr.), Jeryll Perez (Sr.).

Tony Gonsalez