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Eight Lancers earn spots on All-Bay Area News Group football teams

All-Bay Area News Group defensive team

FIRST-TEAM DEFENSE

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.

 

SECOND-TEAM DEFENSE

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.

 

THIRD-TEAM DEFENSE

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.

 

FIRST-TEAM OFFENSE

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.