Athletes from the Garden Grove-Stanton-Westminster area dominated the All-CIF-SS Southern Division football team announced Monday.
Garden Grove High, which finished as runner-up to champion Corona del Mar, had six players named, including Josh Huff, the senior defensive end who was honored as Defensive Player of the Year.
Argos on the offensive team are lineman Christian Rodriguez and utility player Angel Martinez, who was Grove’s starting quarterback. On defense were back Semaj Bilal, linebacker Bryan Quexel and lineman Maze Masoe.
Los Amigos landed three players on the team. Jerry Saldivar, a running back, and Noe Perez, a wide receiver, were honored. On defense, back Angel Palencia was tapped.
Westminster also landed three players. They are quarterback Steve Anderson, lineman Elias Lopez and defensive lineman Myron Aiava.
Rancho Alamitos had two selections. They were lineman Alafoa Suata and linebacker Keanu Duquet.
Offensive player of the year was Corona del Mar’s quarterback, Cayman Carter. Scott Meyer, also from Corona del Mar, was coach of the year.
Of the local players named all-CIF, three of them, all from GGHS are juniors. They are Rodriguez, Martinez and Quexel.