The junior left tackle played a vital role in Costa Mesa's ground attack, which amassed 2,647 yards and 29 touchdowns. The Mustangs ran tailback Oronde Crenshaw behind Zalpa's side often and the running game accounted for 78% of the Mustangs' offensive yards. Zalpa, a 6-foot-2, 270-pounder, never allowed his opponent to sack quarterback Noah JeyaRajah.
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The senior left guard concentrated on offense after starting both ways during nonleague play and the move paid off for CdM. The offense sparked the Sea Kings' perfect run in the Pacific Coast League, leading to their first undefeated league crown in the program's history. Martinez earned first-team All-Pacific Coast League honors.
The senior left guard opened holes for Talalelei Teaupa. Williams, a 6-foot, 226-pounder, was part of a line that allowed Teaupa to record four 200-yard games, including a 272-yard effort in the first round of the CIF Southern Section Southwest Division playoffs and a 237-yard effort in the Battle of the Bay. Williams earned second-team All-Sunset League honors.
The junior defensive tackle sparked Newport Harbor's defense down the stretch as the Sailors allowed 14.7 points per game during a four-game winning streak in Sunset League play. Hufford, a 6-foot-3, 296-pounder, shared the Sunset League Defensive Lineman of the Year award after Newport Harbor closed out league with four straight victories for the first time in eight years. He produced 69 tackles, 10 for losses, two sacks, 10 hurries and two forced fumbles. Hufford earned third-team All-Orange County honors.
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