All-Bay Area News Group defensive team
Linebacker: Opeti Fangupo, 5-10, 230, junior
What he did: Junior of the year in the WCAL. Stood out on defense and also was a powerful blocker and runner as a fullback.
Defensive line: Joshua Pakola, 6-3, 230, junior
What he did: Four-star prospect; highest-rated South Bay/Pensinula player in the junior class by 247Sports.com. He is No. 15 overall in his class in California with 10 Pac-12 offers, as well as Georgia and Notre Dame.
Linebacker: Junior Fehoko, 6-4, 240, senior
What he did: Helped lead to regional and state championships, receiving first-team all-WCAL honors along the way.
HONORABLE MENTION DEFENSE
Defensive back: Lucas Andrighetto, senior
Utility: Maurice Wilmer, junior
All-Bay Area News Group offensive team
OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE YEAR
Running back: Darrell Page, 5-10, 185, junior
What he did: The West Catholic Athletic League’s most valuable running back broke a 21-year-old season rushing record, finishing with a Central Coast Section-best 2,294 yards in 307 carries with 23 touchdowns as the Lancers won regional and state championships. Page, the nephew of former star Markee Lockett, ran for more than 200 yards in three games this season, including 228 in a 28-23 win over Manteca in a Northern California championship game, the contest that he broke Charles Tharp’s school rushing record that stood since 1996.
Offensive line: Tyler Manoa, 6-5, 294, senior
What he did: Four-star prospect who has narrowed his college offers to finalists Oregon, UCLA and Utah was WCAL’s offensive lineman of the year, helping propel to a state title.
HONORABLE MENTION OFFENSE
Quarterback: Reed Vettel, senior
WHO IS ELIGIBLE
Players eligible for the all-Bay Area News Group team come from leagues based predominantly in Alameda, Contra Costa, Santa Clara and San Mateo counties. The teams are chosen by the Bay Area News Group’s high school staff.