Football: Scholar athletes to be honored by National Football Foundation

Eric Sondheimer
Contact ReporterVarsity Times Insider

On March 13 at the DoubleTree Hotel in Culver City, the Los Angeles chapter of the National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame will honor the winners of the scholar athlete awards in football.

They are the top academic athletes on the football team. San Pedro led all schools with eight honorees. The Calhoun brothers, Jeremy and Justin, from Long Beach Poly, made the list. So did All-Americans Josh Rosen from St. John Bosco and Iman Marshall from Poly.

The honorees:

Lars Nootbaar, El Segundo; Elijah Hale, El Segundo; Miguel Wagner, El Segundo; Joey Garza, El Segundo; Michael Villa, El Segundo; Kyle Lanterman, Long Beach Wilson; Nathan Reynaga, Montebello; James Mann, Palisades; Benton Shortrige, West Torrance; Eric Babakhanian, Marshall; Tanner Tellenbach, Palos Verdes; Lucas Cooper, Palos Verdes.

Calvin Hubbard, Peninsula; Michael Joncich, Peninsula; Andrew Phillips, Peninsula; Jason Burr, Peninsula; Jacob Hooper, St. Anthony; Alexis Juarez, Diego Rivera; Hugo Juarequi, Diego Rivera; Angel Castellon, Diego Rivera; Rodrigo Sanchez, Norwalk; Juventino Liera, Norwalk; Andrew Saucedo, St. Monica; David Cooper, Loyola; Jason Baker, Loyola; Chase Moore, Verbum Dei; Kiwan Sung, Torrance; Anesi Manasseh, St. John Bosco; Matt Katnik, St. John Bosco; Josh Rosen, St. John Bosco.

Anthony Bolden, San Pedro; Tyler Castaneda, San Pedro; Salvatore Ciolino, San Pedro; Francisco Flores, San Pedro; Christopher Lauro, San Pedro; Luis Lona, San Pedro; Dominic O'Brien, San Pedro; Anton Srsen, San Pedro; Zachary Byrge, Verbum Dei; Jesus Castro Rangel, Montbello.

Daniel Gardea, Montebello; Dominique Leggett, LB Cabrillo; Kyle Westra, Valley Christian; Iman Marshall, Long Beach Poly; Jeremy Calhoun, Long Beach Poly; Josh Love, Long Beach Poly; Kita Humphrey, Long Beach Poly; Justin Calhoun, Long Beach Poly; Fernando Martinez, Long Beach Poly;  Edson Garcia, University; Abera Nehemia, University; Rashley Castillo, University; Malik Ridgell, Washington; Travis Meighan, Crenshaw; Daniel Allen, Palos Verdes.

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